Agile Project Manager - Capital Markets

London Permanent
  • An opportunity to help shape and deliver agile change
  • Strong agile experience including delivery and coaching within banking

About Our Client

A major international bank based in London.

Job Description

Agile Project Manager - Capital Markets Key ResponsibilitiesWith regard to project delivery, the job holder's responsibilities include :-

  • Delivery of projects from initiation to closure. This will include, but is not limited to:
    • Developing project plans;
    • Identifying resource requirements;
    • Establishing and managing the prioritisation of requirements;
    • Compiling and tracking the project budget;
    • Chairing / facilitating meetings including requirements gathering, planning, working groups and steering groups;
    • Compiling and tracking project deliveries, risks and issues;
    • Communicating the status of the project honestly, accurately and on a timely basis to the Head of IT Project Management and other stakeholders on an agreed regular basis.
  • Ensure they, and their project team, follow the capital markets IT project delivery framework.
  • Creation and maintenance of key project documentation and related project communication and administration.
  • Capture and share learning and experience with other members of the team.
  • Provide support to the Head of IT Project Management and others in IT, as required.

With regard to being the Agile Champion the job holder's responsibilities include :-

  • Delivering their own projects using agile and SCRUM techniques and mindset.
  • Championing the use of agile and SCRUM techniques and mindset across the IT department.
  • Delivering training and coaching to individuals and teams in agile and SCRUM techniques and mindset.
  • Calling out any areas which are non-agile or which prevent us from being as agile as possible, including culture, processes, templates etc; providing ideas and solutions to resolve any issues identified.

The Successful Applicant

Agile Project Manager - Capital Markets ExperienceCandidates should have;

  • Experience of delivering projects using agile withing Financial Services.
  • Experience of training / coaching delivery teams in the use of agile.
  • Knowledge of the project and development lifecycles.
  • Knowledge of waterfall project management methodology.
  • Experience of or interest in Capital Markets.
  • Managed both IT and business focussed projects.
  • Experience of delivering projects within a cross-functional matrix environment.
  • Experience of using JIRA/ Confluence.
  • Capital Markets experience would be an advantage.


  • Self-motivated.
  • Delivery and outcome focussed.
  • Able to organise themselves and their team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Problem solver.
  • Able to present complex subjects in a clear and concise way.
  • Able to build relationships at all levels across the whole organisation.
  • Am interest in new technologies, ways of working etc.
  • Proficient in standard MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Office).


  • Professional project management certifications

What's on Offer

This is a VP level role with a strong package.

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Job summary

CIO & IT Leadership
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Financial Services
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