This person will be responsible for tracking the progress of an implementation to meet deliverables and the system go live date
Management of the internal and external resources involved in the project
Work directly with customers to review, business / functional / technical requirements to ensure high quality delivery of any configuration and / or custom code
Work in conjunction with the Calypso Project Team to set and manage customer expectations around project timelines. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing and communicating issues to the customer and internal project teams. The Delivery Manager will be the first level of escalation for project delivery issues and will report the progress of the implementation to our internal Project Steering Committee.
Minimum 10 years Project and Resource Management Experience
Experience working in systems or business analysis and system design within the capital markets industry
Experience in the implementation and support of a Front or Back office system within a Bank, Hedge fund or Asset Manager
Strong knowledge and functional experience in any of the following asset classes: Foreign Exchange and Money Market, Fixed Income, Interest Rate Derivatives, FX Derivatives, Credit Derivatives, Equities and Equity Derivatives, Commodities and Commodity Derivatives.
Front Office Requirements: Detailed hands--on knowledge about industry--standard front office standards for market data management(bootstrapping algorithm), trade capture, pricing (Black--Scholes, Cox--Ross), and risk (Monte Carlo, VAR).
Back Office Requirements: Detailed hands--on knowledge about industry standard back office processing functional areas, including settlements (SWIFT, ACH, FedWire), documentation (confirmation, advices, reset advices, etc.) and accounting (general ledger, PnL accounting, etc.)
A strong demonstrable record of customer service. The Project Manager will need to understand customer needs and build effective relationships. The PM must be able to convey plans, issues and concerns to clients and team members in a clear, logical and concise manner. They will need to also be able to influence key decision makers both internally and externally
Must be customer driven, have the ability to work within a team environment, and be focused on providing a high quality of service to the customer
Strong organizational and presentation skills. Candidate must be able to create and manage a complex project plan in an efficient and timely manner Strong time management skills
Strong and demonstrable problem solving/analytical skills
Willingness and ability to travel frequently, as our implementations take place on our client sites, there will be considerable (> 75%) travel necessary for this role
Project Management Certification preferred