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Business Analyst Project Manager

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Chicago or Downers Grove, IL
$120,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Arts
May 02, 2018
Job ID
Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst (Chicago or Downers Grove, Il)  110k-150k base (based on exp)
Job Summary
The role delivers and manages a portfolio of projects across a wide client base and broad product range.
Key Responsibilities
The projects will involve management of:
  • Client engagements to identify requirements and define scope of work;
  • Delivery teams to install and configure products;
  • Systems integration of products with customer environments;
Projects will run from weeks to months in duration and will involve the project manager coordinating multiple projects in parallel across globally distributed teams and clients.
Projects will be across multiple product lines including:
  • Electronic Market connectivity;
  • Fixed Income Pricing, Risk, P&L and Position Management;
  • FX;
  • ETD & OTC
Required Skills & Experience
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate several tasks/projects in parallel including management of complexity;
  • Excellent client-facing skills;
  • 5-10 (maximum 10) years’ experience;
  • Senior client engagement at a project level;
  • Direct client Project Management experience ideally with external customers;
  • Good business knowledge of one or more Financial markets;
  • Exposure to full project lifecycle (analysis, development, integration, deployment, test and UAT);
Educational Qualifications
  • Project Management Professional Certification required
  • University degree (2:1) or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • MBA or Master’s degree (esp in project management) will be considered a plus;
  • Additional Project Management certifications/qualifications will be considered a plus;
Personal Attributes & Characteristics
  • Ambitious individual, at the top of their game;
  • Strong personality, enthusiastic, with a professional approach;
  • Drive and motivation to succeed in a fast-paced challenging environment with multiple parallel demands on time;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills in a global operating environment;
  • Thorough approach with meticulous attention to detail;
Project manage client implementations, client sponsored development projects, implementation analysis project.
Ensure projects are managed to client and internal business sponsor expectations on time, budget and cost.
Degree level (2:1) or above / equivalent
5-10 years experience working on large fintech software delivery projects
Experience engaging at a senior level, internally and externally
Experience in financial markets and trade lifecycle
Exposure to full project lifecycle
Exposure to agile methodologies including scrum and lean

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