Capital Markets Project Manager

London Temporary £600 - £650 per day
  • An opportunity to drive Capital Markets projects with a major global bank.
  • Must have strong knowledge of Capital Markets products.

About Our Client

A major international bank based in London

Job Description

Capital Markets Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing all project lifecycle activities associated with delivering projects that are driven by re-engineering and simplification of Front to Back processes for Capital Markets products, frequently medium-term in length, impact multiple departments or offices and are medium in risk, scope and complexity.
  • Working with Front, Middle and Back Office stakeholders to identify opportunities to re-engineer, integrate and simplify Front Office to Back Office systems and processes.
  • Accountable for managing the project lifecycle and budget in line with the Project Management Methodology, consistently demonstrating sound judgement and ownership of the project process and ensuring that all deliverables are aligned with objectives and commensurate with our business profile.
  • Lead, influence, motivate and manage diverse project teams across the Capital Markets and EMEA organization, including representatives from a wide variety of departments to ensure timely delivery of required results with least possible impact on the bank's business and customers.
  • Plan and drive completion of all project deliverables including the business case, regulatory requirements, project roadmap, budget, testing, deliverables implementation and handover into business as usual
  • Identify and then judge when to escalate risks and issues and their associated mitigation plans to the C-level Project Sponsor and appropriate committees (SteerCo) in order to prevent impact or additional risk.
  • Achieve appropriate governance and transparency for the project so that the appropriate oversight is achieved.
  • Ensure that all deliverables achieve compliance for the organisation, meet the objectives of the project, are in line with best market practise and can withstand formal regulatory scrutiny.
  • Recognize and rapidly adapt to ongoing change during the project. Document internal and external impacts including impact on existing policies and associated procedures, formulate and present suitable mitigation plans and ensure all updates are completed to impacted areas.
  • Interfaces with C-level project sponsors and manages SteerCos. Must meet and brief the Project Sponsor on a regular basis and educate them on the complexities of the change.

The Successful Applicant

Capital Markets Project Manager Experience and Qualifications.Experience & Knowledge

  • Knowledge and experience of financial services, markets and banking activities
  • Good understanding of banking products and the relevant related financial instruments within the capital markets/securities space.
  • Experience integrating and simplifying Front, Middle and Back Office systems and processes.
  • Strong knowledge of Capital Markets/Loans products and the product front to back life cycle.
  • Prior experience of successfully delivering business change projects within financial services and banking product environments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to lead rather than manage, to set the vision for the project, gain team and organisational buy-in, anticipate and resolve conflict, motivate, negotiate and coach so that project objectives are met;
  • Strong, effective communication skills both written and oral, including diplomacy in offering challenge
  • Knowledge of effective team building and some experience of team management skills.
  • Practical and willing to get involved in tasks, when necessary, to ensure objectives are achieved
  • Ability to work to multiple deadlines and under pressure

Education & Qualifications

  • The role requires the candidate to be educated to degree level or have significant specialist knowledge
  • Industry recognised modern project management qualification such as PMP or APM preferred

What's on Offer

£650 per day, this role is INSIDE IR35

David Stansfield
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+44 207 776 5949

Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Business Analysis / Change / PMO
Financial Services
Contract type
Consultant name
David Stansfield
Consultant phone
+44 207 776 5949
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