A Market Leader in the provision of Financial Solutions to Global Markets is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the existing team based in London, supporting global projects in both the securities post-trade processing and reconciliations & matching domain. This role is managing projects for one or more clients and whilst based in London, the role provides the opportunities and need to travel globally dependent upon the client you are managing.
Candidates must be confident and self-motivated with excellent communication skills, demonstrating a strong track record of project delivery in an investment banking environment. Ideally having worked for a solution provider, or alternatively be experienced in vendor management from a client perspective.
Candidates should be familiar with either post-trade processing or reconciliations processing in an investment banking environment and be confident in their knowledge of lifecycle of a range of financial instruments. The Project Manager will be responsible for:
Providing overall leadership for the project while maintaining a focus on achieving results efficiently, ensuring that projects are appropriately resourced and skilled
Client liaison including the development and presentation of project plans, progress reports and acceptance by the client of the final product, including participation in client workshops
Internal senior stakeholder management and close liaison with development and support teams
Ensure appropriate allocation and skilling of resources and their effective deployment throughout the project.
Coordinate with our global product delivery groups in UK, Europe, US and India, ensuring deliveries meet overall project needs.
Working closely with these teams and helping them to deliver to their obligations, provide mentoring and guidance
Active involvement in managing the project to contractual obligations of all parties and the management of change control to those obligations.
Financial, technical and schedule reporting
Ensure the programme is delivered to internal policies and controls.
Risk management and problem solving
Active engagement with clients, third parties and suppliers
The development of project plans, including delivery, testing, logistics, in-service support, training and documentation.
Essential requirements for this position are:
Proven track record of project delivery within an investment banking environment and experience of large scale integration projects.
Strong experience of vendor / client relationship management, preferably from the vendor perspective.
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Strong leadership qualities and self-motivated
Ability to work effectively under pressure, with a flexible approach to work, within a dynamic and fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with both business and technology stakeholders at any level
Great interpersonal skills and the ability to influence effective outcomes
A good understanding of the post-trade lifecycle, in one or more of the following areas; Reconciliations, Settlement, Corporate Actions/Asset Servicing and Trade Accounting/Sub-ledger
Critical-thinking and time critical problem-solving skills
Experience of different project delivery methodologies, e.g. Agile / Waterfall and the ability to manage to combinations of these, depending on project needs.
Demonstrated contract and general negotiation skills experience
Prior Experience of working with offshore and onshore teams
Formal project management qualifications
Willingness to travel as required.
Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $7 billion in market capitalization, provides communications, technology, data and analytics solutions. We help drive business transformation for our clients with solutions for enriching client-engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency and generating revenue growth.
Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 full-time associates globally with a significant presence in North America, Europe, and Asia. Please visit our website at www.broadridge.com to learn more.
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