Project Manager
Newedge - Chicago, IL

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DEPARTMENT: Process & Project Management (PPM)

JOB TITLE: Project Manager

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Summary:

Primarily responsible for managing and delivering large cross-functional initiatives and providing business analysis and subject matter (industry and process) expertise to successfully drive projects to completion.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management and Delivery:
    • Planning: Works with Project sponsors to define project requirements and prepare pre-execution documentation (PIOs, PDDs, NAPs, BPOBs, etc...)
    • Documenting: Responsible for creating and storing relevant project execution artifacts (charters, requirement documents, meeting minutes, project plans, runbooks, etc…)
    • Budgeting and Reporting: Creates project financial and resource budgets, monitors and reports on actuals, and escalates deviations as appropriate
    • Scheduling: Prepares, manages, and communicates project schedules
    • Communicating and Reporting: Systematically communicates project updates to key stakeholders
    • Facilitating: Facilitates Steering Committees, project status meetings, working groups, etc…
    • Testing: Manages UAT process by works closely with Business Analysts and support functions to create test scripts, validate UAT results, escalate and remediate issues, etc…
    • Managing Stakeholders: Acts as the day-to-day liaison between various project participants (Sponsors, SteerCo, Business Lines, support functions, working groups, vendors, etc...) and acts as the point person to remediate project risks and issues
    • Dependency Management : Understands interdependencies within and between projects and effectively escalates as appropriate
  • Business Analysis & Subject Matter Expertise:
  • BA Work Using Industry Expertise: Uses experience in trading and investment organizations and knowledge of industry technology solutions to benefit projects through requirements gathering, issue resolution, testing, etc…
  • BA Work Using Process Expertise: Uses relevant experience understanding and improving processes to benefit projects through requirements gathering, issue resolution, testing, etc…
  • Contributes content and subject matter expertise to other PPM resources
  • Contributes content and subject matter expertise to the rest of the Organization
  • Other:


  • SUPERVISION DUTIES:

    None

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED :
    • 8+ years of experience in project management or equivalent consulting role
    • Past success in large, cross-functional projects management (3+ projects)
    • Sound technical/systems and process knowledge with a good insight into the development process
    • Significant experience using all Microsoft Office Applications (i.e.: MS Project, MS PPT, Visual basic programming in Excel, Access, etc)
    • Sound knowledge of trading and investment organizations processes
    • Knowledge of various in-house trading, confirmations, clearing software
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
    • Capable of working in a high demand environment and under multiple time constraints
    • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred

    REQUIRED REGISTRATIONS:

    N/A

    POSITION WITHIN HIERARCHY:

    Reports to Head of PPM - Americas

    LEVEL OF AUTONOMY:

    Makes independent decisions and is responsible for outcomes

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