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Project Manager - Capital Markets

  • Location: New York, 10013
  • Salary: $75 - 80 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Grow your career with an innovative global bank as a Project Manager with Capital Markets experience.  6+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension and/or conversion). Will be required to work 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.


  • 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 preferred.
  • 10+ years of Project Management experience in a large global bank.
  • Must have experience in Capital Markets, specifically Selling & Trading.
  • Transformation/change management/PMO experience with a focus on Capital Markets initiatives to address regulatory, audit, risk and control and/or risk management issues.
  • Working knowledge of Markets business and products (FICC and Equities) and/or regulatory capital.
  • Ability to influence and build collaborative relationships across Global Markets front-to-back stakeholders, e.g., trading desk, finance, operations, technology, risk management.
  • Significant experience in scoping, developing and prioritizing plans for strategic initiatives.
  • Experience in Market Risk and Regulatory related projects.
  • Prefer experience analyzing large datasets using SQL, Python.
  • Strongly prefer PMP project management certification.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; must be articulate and persuasive with the judgement and authority to provide insightful commentary to senior stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with follow-up and problem solving capability.

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.