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Project Manager – Capital Markets

  • Location: Albany, 10013
  • Salary: $74 - $79 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

Grow your career with an innovative global bank as a Project Manager with focus in Capital Markets. 6+ month contract with possibility to extend. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will be part of a core central Program Management Team charged with ensuring the timely execution of deliverables across all workstreams whilst imparting subject matter expertise and know-how.

  • Support the Program Initiative lead(s) to drive execution of strategic deliverables.
  • Lead or participate in working groups, workshops and with stakeholders to understand business requirements, define project plans and manage timelines.
  • Impart subject matter expertise by providing guidance, support and constructive challenge on business initiatives to ensure alignment with program strategy.
  • Assist in ensuring that all target state tools, processes and controls are socialized effectively and are approved at or by the appropriate governance forum or level.
  • Manage internal and external dependencies across initiatives, including working closely with Risk Managers, Product Owners, Front Office, Product Control and Technology teams.
  • Identify challenges and proactively seek to resolve or escalate risk and issues in a timely and well-articulated manner to the projects by engaging relevant stakeholders and PMs.
  • Engage senior stakeholders continuously by escalating and resolving issues as they arise.
  • Produce accurate and insightful project update materials and artifacts, tailoring to various forums and committees.
  • Build strong relationships, adopting a joined up approach, to support the execution of programs.

  • Bachelor’s/University degree is required. Prefer Master’s degree.
  • 6+ years of project management experience.
  • Experience in project delivery and execution within Capital Markets Transformation, Front Office, and/or Market Risk.
  • Strong & proven track record in strategic project management and delivering complex solutions.
  • Significant experience in scoping, developing and prioritizing plans for strategic initiatives.
  • Prefer experience in managing regulatory related projects.
  • Prefer project management certifications, e.g., PMP, etc.
  • A solid understanding of mechanisms to track and communicate performance.

About our client

Our client stands as one of the world's most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.