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Prime Brokerage Project Manager 

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Prime Brokerage Project Manager

10 Month Contract- Hybrid

Business Mandate Overview:


recently upgraded their global prime services offering after an intense 2 years program allowing the bank to onboard the most sophisticated client in the industry

Post Implementation of this platform there is a strong need to assist the business to:

Stabilize the platform (enhance client experience, increase capacity and generate operational efficiency)

Define the optimal governance of the platform going forward

Identify initiative to optimize the platform (and reduce the cost)

Identify strategic initiatives to assist in the business growth

Industry standards continue to evolve thus requiring a strong focus on technology driven changes

Products continue to grow and the bank is a leader in many aspects of making it accessible to its customers

Regulatory landscape continues to drive a need to undertake project initiatives


As Project Manager in the DRIVE Project Implementation team:

Work closely with all functions - Front office, Operations, Finance, IT, Compliance, Legal, Risk etc. to ensure successful delivery of project objectives

Assist in structuring projects, create and maintain governance syndicated by all parties.

Drive the delivery effort by maintaining project lists, organizing follow up meetings, creating and distributing meeting minutes.

Ensure clear communication of goals, risks, efforts involved, as well as on the progress of the remediation initiatives and upcoming project

Use Business analyst skills and product/business knowledge to assist in the end to end resolution of platform issues

Lead UAT testing coordination, tracking and reporting

Minimum Required Qualifications

7 -10 years of professional experience (in a project capacity and or product development capacity), with experience and knowledge of Global Market activities including trade processing flows and settlement processes specifically in Cash equities, Listed Options, Fixed Income and Derivative products

Experience understanding and delivering regulatory change projects and technology intensive change initiatives

Strong experience in project management and business analysis is essential (business requirements, process flows, procedures, GAP analysis).

Strong knowledge of using JIRA, structuring test pack, coordinating UAT and managing issues resolution

Excellent level of knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Expertise in Prime Brokerage business is a plus:

Full life cycle of cash equity (Execution, trade capture, settlement)

Trade flows from Front to Finance

Client reporting

Client Wires / Payments


Risk Management

The candidate:

Needs to demonstrate the ability to adapt and learn new processes quickly.

Need to show ability to multi-task and shift gears for various topics and perimeter during the project life cycle (i.e. Knowledge of FO Products and processes, Operations, IT, Finance etc.).

Must be able to manage multiple initiatives of various scale

Must have a good understanding of the project life cycle and what each phase implies.

Business Analyst experience is critical for this role.

Experience in project management with abilities to work with SMEs.

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to delve into complicated situations (issues, people, processes etc.), sort out the information and propose the solution/next steps.

Must be able to professionally and efficiently manage situations of conflict and work with collaborators to arrive at a solution.

Must be comfortable communicating with senior audience and adapt communication based on target audience.

Must be able to engage multiple teams not directly under team reporting line