FO Strat Project Manager - Fixed Income (VP)

London
Ref: FOPM-0711
Up to £130k base + Front Office Bonus
Leading US Investment Bank
Front Office Sales Technology, Project Delivery, FI Sales Desks

This leading US investment bank is looking for a Project Manager to work with its Fixed Income Sales desks to gather detailed requirements and drive through highly technical Sales Technology projects.

Working on the trading floor, part of the Front Office Strats team and closely aligned with revenue generation, you will lead change initiatives within a program of Fixed Income Sales Technology projects. Responsibilities will include scoping, documenting & implementing technological and operational process initiatives, with a view to increasing efficiency of Fixed Income Sales desks by improving their workflow and other processes.

KEY TASKS:

  • Lead business analysis, requirements gathering, documentation and prioritisation
  • Work with Sales & Traders across Fixed Income Desks to understand their requirements
  • Track and communicate project status including deviations from planned timelines and budgets
  • Liaise with Business, Operations & IT colleagues to co-ordinate implementations
  • Develop and maintain project plans as well as generate the ideas/solution

  • ESSENTIAL SKILLS
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  • Proven previous experience within project management from a banking environment
  • Clear cut FO Sales / Strats with FI bias exposure evidence
  • Able to work closely with the Front Office – sales, trading and management
  • Strong technical skills with an understanding of technology and applications used (e.g. C++, Java, C#; Web technologies )
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills will be key, providing solutions within succinct timelines
  • Ability to present complex issues clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Advanced degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as Economics, Science or Finance