Project Manager (IT funds)

Additional Information:

Our client is a trusted global IT funds regtech company with solutions to support financial services firms in navigating a clear and strategic path through the complex and fragmented global regulatory space. Their solutions and services help firms meet regulatory deadlines while optimizing compliance data, operations, and technology. They cover a full range of global compliance disciplines spanning fund reporting, transaction reporting, investment monitoring, compliance management, compliance services and managed services with a complementary, centralized approach to the strategic management of regulatory data called RBOR (Regulatory Book of Record).

The Role:

We are looking for a Project Manager on fixed term contract (1yr)  with responsibility for assisting our clients using the software and services.

The successful Project Manager will draw on project planning skills, an understanding of financial business data in the regulatory space and superior communication abilities to serve as:

  • A link between clients and the organization
  • A dedicated resource for client questions on software products, training issues, regulations, and financial data use during on-boarding process
  • A coordinator of all implementation tasks, from initial client contact through project completion.
  • A provider of knowledge and use of PM tools and techniques, instigation of project controls, identification of dependencies as well as production of project reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a conduit for information transfer between our clients, third parties (such as partners or service providers), and internal teams. This includes communicating release update information, client issues, and workflow improvement suggestions.
  • Provide project management by organizing, planning, and executing all actions required to complete implementation initiatives.
  • Perform secretariat duties for Committee and other assigned meetings to include agenda preparation, collation & distribution of MI and reporting documentation and accurate minute taking
  • Drive productivity by coordinating between client and internal resources to ensure successful meetings and interactions and project progress
  • Direct and control all work performed. Report and escalate progress / issues to management, as needed. Complete weekly KPIs/ Status reports

Key Attributes and Qualifications Required:

·         3+ years of financial services/project management experience.

·         Must have project management methodology experience /certification PMP or Prince 2 etc.

  • Ideally knowledge of Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Fund of Funds, and Fund Administrators.

·         An understanding of financial services business data as it relates to regulatory requirements.

·         Experience implementing enterprise software systems.

·         Familiarity with Microsoft technologies (SQL Server, IIS, .NET, Etc.) {preferred not essential}.

·         Familiarity with software development life cycle (SDLC).

·         Extreme attention to detail.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Able to work effectively under pressure.

·         Able to coordinate multiple projects at once.

 

Key Accountabilities:

·         Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Social Sciences preferred).

·         Strong experience in Programme/ Project Management preferred. Prince2 Certification / Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred

·         Literacy in the following software packages: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Project {Preferred not essential}

 

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*

Contact

Paul Dooley

Managing Director

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