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|Location||City of London|
|Sectors||Projects & Change Management
Wealth & Asset Management
A leading asset manager is looking for a Project Management. The role will form part of the Client Group IT Project Delivery team whose responsibility is to deliver IT and Operational solutions. The role also requires individuals to keep abreast of technological advancements and how they can benefit the Client Groups in terms of business development.
Core task requirements/responsibilities may include:
Take ownership of projects and manage resources and delivery.
Manage project risks, including the development of contingency plans.
Effectively communicate business specifications to internal IT developers and external IT consultants.
Understand, enhance and deliver improved business processes.
Co-ordinate and respond to testing requirements.
External vendor management.
Communicate project progress via required reporting packs to varying levels of stakeholders.
Ensure that solutions conform to Enterprise Architectural standards, compliance and IAM standards at all times.
Assist the wider Client Group IT team with other initiatives as and when required.
A thorough understanding of investment industry roles and processes
A thorough understanding of the project management life cycle
An understanding of the development life-cycle, development framework methodologies and implementation, with particular emphasis on Agile or RAD
Demonstrable history of working with other investment industry organisations, external vendors and consultants
An understanding of data and application architecture
Experience dealing with multiple stakeholders in multiple global locations
An excellent knowledge of Asset Management , Distribution and Marketing
Experience of working with KeyedIn or similar project management tools
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