VP, Front Office Strat Project Manager - Fixed Income

  • Up to £130k base + Front Office Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Millar Associates
  • 12 Nov 18

This leading US investment bank is looking for a Project Manager to work with its Fixed Income Sales desks to gather detailed requirements and drive through highly technical Sales Technology projects. Working on the trading floor, part of the Front Office Strats team and closely aligned with revenue generation, you will lead change initiatives within a program of Fixed Income Sales Technology projects. Responsibilities will include scoping, documenting & implement technological and operational process initiatives, with a view to increasing efficiency of Fixed Income Sales desks by improving their workflow and other processes.

KEY TASKS:

• Execute program governance
• Develop and maintain project plans as well as generate the ideas/solution
• Lead business analysis, requirements gathering, documentation and prioritization
• Work with stakeholders across all FID desks to understand their requirements
• Track and communicate project status including deviations from planned timelines and budgets
• Liaise with Business, Operations & IT colleagues to co-ordinate implementations
• Issue Tracking and Reporting

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

• Proven previous experience within project management from a banking environment 
• Able to work closely with the Front Office – sales, trading and management
• Strong technical skills with an understanding of technology and application we use
(OOP such as C++ Java or C#;  Web technologies such as HTML5, Javascript, Angular)
• Excellent communication skills to build consensus across a range of functional groups
• Analytical thinking and problem solving skills will be key, providing solutions within succinct timelines
• Ability to present complex issues clearly, both verbally and in writing
• Advanced degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as Economics, Science or Finance