Consultant, Full Time
New York
Posted 2 weeks ago

Technical Capital Markets Front Office Risk Project Manager NYC
Contract – 1+ year
Pay rate: $650.00 – $750.00 per day

(Remote to start although you will eventually need to be on-site in the NYC area)



We have an opportunity for a Project Manager with strong technical and quantitative skills to manage the implementation of a new Risk Management system for the Equity Division and the Prime Brokerage business. The role focuses on driving the development, testing and roll-out of a real-time system to measure and analyze risk within our Trading and Client businesses.

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with the Equities Business team to ensure functional requirements are clearly specified
Work closely with the IT development team to ensure that Technical specifications reflect the required functionality
Develop the project plans and governance around the development, testing and implementation
Oversee and assist with Quality Assurance testing on new Risk Management system for the new Risk systems
Plan, oversee and assist with User Acceptance testing for the new system
Document and manage resolution of all issues and new requests relating to the system

Key Skills Required:

Bachelor’s Degree, strongly prefer a technical/quantitative focus 5+ years’ experience in related fields.
Excellent project management and organization skills. Ability to drive complex projects to conclusion, managing key stakeholders
Strong analytic, quantitative, and data analysis skills
Knowledge of financial products (especially Equities and Equity Derivatives) and hands-on experience with Risk Management techniques (e.g. Stress testing, VaR)
Excellent problem solver, able to synthesize and analyze information to develop practical solutions
Team player and self-starter
Ability to perform well under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.
Excellent communication skills to drive system development and interface with IT developers, Risk Managers, IT Management and other Business/Support personnel

Job Features

Job CategoryBanking, Finance, Project Management

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