18 days old

Securities Finance Project Manager

Boston, MA 02111
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    $40 To $45

Reporting into the global Securities Finance Program Management Office ("PMO"), the experienced Project Manager will provide Project Management for critical programs for the core Securities Finance business units (Agency Lending and Enhanced Custody). It is essential that the candidate has strong end-to-end project management experience working with large portfolios of projects that support a complex organizational environment.

Important: We are looking for a Project Manager that has spent time in one or more technical areas, either as a developer or preferably in a tester/quality assurance role. This is in addition to experience in a financial services company, with time spent in their capital markets front, middle or back offices technologies.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Extensive experience and knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Chairing project meetings and coordinating teams and deliverables.
  • Define and manage the end-to-end project plan.
  • Maintaining the risks / issues log, mitigation plans and escalation process. Identify cross team dependencies and mitigation plans.
  • Status reporting to senior management and stakeholders
  • Manage change control process.
  • Ability to identify and report on key performance indicators.
  • Release management planning and processes.
  • Identifies areas of potential risk and exposure and provides viable solutions to reduce and/or eliminate risk to Securities Finance, the organization, and its clients.


  • Work with key global stakeholders to maintain program prioritization / demand inventory.
  • Align global resource pools to demand / project prioritization (e.g. legal, compliance, tax, operations, technology, finance, risk, etc).


  • Manage program Steering Committee / stakeholder meetings (i.e., SVP / EVP level).
  • Coordinate / communicate release notes.


  • Previous experience managing program budgets from $5m - $15m.
  • Work with team members to ensure resource forecasts are accurate and booked appropriately.
  • Manage / validate intramonth project bookings.
  • Monthly certification of program financials.
  • Manage the project estimation lifecycle.
  • Optimize program spend.
  • Manage budget variance escalation.


  • Create and maintain Tollgate documentation; Present at required Tollgate meetings.
  • Manage the application risk process (i.e., ISRMP).
  • Ensure PM / PMO compliance with oversight functions (i.e., Risk, Compliance, Audit, Legal).


  • Minimum of a bachelors degree with 10+ years of experience or equivalent.
  • Some front, middle, back office core capital markets experience.
  • Experience effectively bringing teams across global regions.
  • Extremely detail and solution oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office expertise
  • Ability to diplomatically and effectively manage issues across functional teams.
  • Successful candidate should be enthusiastic, keen to learn the business and be part of a growing team.
  • Experience in structured project / program management / ability to implement a framework to deliver large projects


  • Professional Project Management Qualifications e.g. PMP
  • Ability to identify and implement business process re-engineering opportunities both from a project perspective (how do we deliver projects faster, with higher quality, etc) as well as a business perspective (how do we run our business more efficiently, with less risks, etc).

Working knowledge of securities lending


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