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Project Manager

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Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
$80,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Sep 07, 2017
Job ID
2514808

Project Manager, Chicago

Client in Downtown Chicago is looking for an Industry Project Manager.  Ideal candidate will have Futures Industry Experience and a must have hand's on Project Management experience! 
 
What will you do?
The projects will involve management of:
·          Client engagements to identify requirements and define scope of work;
·          Delivery teams to install and configure Client products;
·          Systems integration of Client 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
 
What you’ll need to know:
·       Ability to efficiently coordinate several tasks/projects in parallel including management of complexity;
·       Excellent client-facing skills;
·       2+ years’ experience;
·       Some 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)
 
Education and expertise
·      4-year degree from an accredited college or university
·      Additional Project Management certifications/qualifications will be considered a plus
 
Commercial
·       Exposure to one or more financial markets and an understanding of the lifecycle of a trade 
·       Familiarity with Electronic Market connectivity, Fixed Income Pricing, Risk, P&L and Position Management, FX, ETD & OTC 
·       Exposure to agile methodologies (including scrum and lean) 
 
Who you are:
You are ambitious, enthusiastic and professional.  You are driven to succeed in a fast-paced, challenging environment.  You are comfortable managing multiple priorities at once and exhibit excellent time management and organizational skills.  You communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and verbally.  You also exhibit meticulous attention to detail.

Email me for more information, rick@chicagofinancial.com