Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Project Manager / Lead CFTC who will report to the Program Delivery Lead and support the end-to-end delivery of the project's deliverables involving high complexity and many cross-functional and stakeholder dependencies.
The ideal candidate will have solid experience with providing leadership, direction, advice & guidance to the team. The successful candidate ability to work on multiple concurrent tasks and manage time effectively.
The individual will have the flexibility to be able to adapt to unfamiliar, ambiguous or changing conditions.
1. Major Stakeholder accountabilities will include :
The candidate will be able to transform a high-level vision and complex concepts into solutions with detailed requirements and efficient execution design.
They will have demonstrated the necessary leadership skills to support the program with a proven ability to develop others, build relationships, communicate effectively at varying levels, and negotiate and influence to drive delivery.
Supporting Leadership / Management in managing a diverse range of stakeholders to meet program requirements and project objectives
Providing leadership to technology and business partners to turn requirements into delivery with analyses and recommendations for solutions that meet business objectives within a timely and cost-effective manner
Providing timely updates on project status, analyses and findings to senior management and various stakeholders
2. Major Business Operations accountabilities will include :
Conduct ongoing oversight and review to ensure effective implementation of deliverables and strategic infrastructure through requirement building and stream planning
Provide support to management by leading stakeholder management activities and communication through stream deliverables
Provide leadership and support to active stream deliverables through engagement with partners in technology and MRMD
Understand and manage cross-stream interdependencies
Assisting the Project Delivery Lead with tracking project tasks, dependencies, and requirement gaps (ensuring traction and resolution on all items)
Identifying and escalating issues to the appropriate individual(s) / group(s) to ensure prompt attention / resolution
Use negotiation and influencing skills to build consensus amongst diverse stakeholder groups to ensure project deliverables are met
Ensure projects are delivered based on the agreed scope, agreed timeline and approved budget
Ensuring all infrastructure build activities are supported by adequate documentation
Develop skills and experience to lead future large change initiatives
Desired Skills :
Experience implementing CFTC's Swap Dealer requirements
8+ years of experience as a Project Manager / Specialist (exposure on the business analysis)
Experience leading a team
Familiar with market risk valuation concepts (experience in a capital markets function)
Experience delivering major regulatory programs & / or infrastructure implementations
Able to clearly communicate complex financial concepts & obtain clarifications as necessary when discussing requirements
Advanced Excel data manipulation skills (to derive findings / conclusions from large datasets & trouble-shoot errors)
Experience in organizational change management activities
Experience establishing rapport with various stakeholders throughout the bank
Superior organizational skills (must be able to identify and track project dependencies & blockers, ensure proper resolution of outstanding items, document meeting minutes and takeaways in a clear and concise manner)
Demonstrated ability to make sound recommendations for business decisions
Excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
Nice to Have :
Familiar with Securities businesses & infrastructure
Experience with Python or other programming languages
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