Derivatives Project Manager

London Temporary £650 - £720 per day
  • An opportunity to join a major derivatives based project as a Project Manager.
  • Must have experience of derivatives and driving Capital Markets projects.

About Our Client

A large international bank based in London.

Job Description

Derivatives Project Manager Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesDerivatives Project Manager will focuses on various enhancements to and expansion of existing capabilities of the bank to offer Derivatives products.

  • Responsible for managing all project lifecycle activities associated with delivering complex projects medium-term in length, impact multiple departments or offices and are medium to high in risk, scope and complexity.
  • Accountable for managing the project lifecycle and budget in line with the banks Project Management Methodology, consistently demonstrating sound judgement and ownership of the project process and ensuring that all deliverables are aligned with the banks objectives and commensurate with our business profile.
  • Lead, influence, motivate and manage diverse derivatives project teams across the 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 artefacts 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 the correct governance and transparency for the project so that the appropriate oversight is achieved.
  • When required 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.
  • Maintain focus on delivering and realising the project's benefits

The Successful Applicant

Derivatives Project Manager Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

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 Prince 2, PMP or APM

Experience & Knowledge

  • knowledge and experience of financial services, markets and banking activities and the surrounding regulatory framework;
  • specific knowledge of or previous experience working with Derivatives Products.
  • prior experience of successfully delivering similar projects within financial services
  • strong interpersonal skills including ability to lead and motivate, set the vision for the project, gain team and organisational buy-in, anticipate and resolve conflict, negotiate and coach
  • 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

What's on Offer

£650 - 720 per day PAYE

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