Project Manager – Derivative Operations
Venn Group are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join a bank in London focussing on a the development of a Derivative Operations Project within their Banking Operations and Programme Management function.
This bank is aiming to align its numerous ongoing projects across various departments, centralising all through a change and projects function. The Project Manager will act as a lead for the design, development, and project delivery throughout the implementation; this greenfield initiative requires consistent development, an awareness of the potential and actual risks posed to the project delivery and business, and individuals to demonstrate the propensity to enact change across regional international jurisdictions.
This project is therefore contingent on candidates understanding and having experience working on Operational Resilience projects in banking environments, delivering changes that adapt banks’ project management plans.
The position holder will need to drive forward agendas, adhering to internal and external standards; therefore, it would be beneficial for applicants to demonstrate experience delivering large-scale transformation and/or regulatory projects, within a banking environment.
A key function of this role involves direct liaison with key stakeholders (internal and external) daily, communicating changes to project plans, potential risks and issues, and team objectives as the project(s) develop. Inter-departmental communication will be expected regularly, and candidates will deal with C-Suite level stakeholders, therefore candidates must display excellent presenting and organisational skills.
Effective team management skills are beneficial, since this role involves a mixture of conflict resolution, stakeholder engagement, leading junior members of the team, coaching, and providing ad hoc training of junior members of staff.
Overall, this contract role offers the opportunity to join an established organisation at the launch of a new programme, ultimately shaping firm-wide policy and direction within a dynamic project-focussed and team environment.
To explore this opportunity further, please submit your CV to this advertisement and contact Venn Group’s Financial Services team on 020 7557 7667