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Financial Markets Project Manager

Job Title: Financial Markets Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57738_1528389458
Contact Name: Marcel Roberts
Contact Email: m.roberts@parity.net
Job Published: June 07, 2018 17:37

Job Description

Financial Markets Project Manager - 6 Month Contract - £450-£550 a Day Inside IR35

A key client of mine based in central London is in the market for a Financial Project Manager on an initial 6-month contract based inside IR35. MUST HAVE SC CLEARENCE OR ABLE TO GO THROUGH SC CLEARENCE.

Financial Markets Project Manager Role

The ideal candidate will have a strong background of delivery of trading systems implementations and good knowledge of financial services.

The role will involve:

  • working closely with key business stakeholders on project definition, planning and delivery
  • managing projects and other change work through the client lifecycle to successful delivery
  • ensuring the project is successfully delivered.

Understand and follow good practice methods and be able to navigate through the work quickly and effectively to tight timescales. Good communications skills and a pro-active "can-do" approach is essential for this role.


  • Recent project management experience in trading systems implementations using structured methodologies managing multiple work streams.


  • Good practice project management (e.g. Prince2)
  • Good practice change management (e.g. ITIL)
  • Awareness of Software Development Lifecycle
  • Investment Banking processes and some operational risk management knowledge are desirable


  • Ability to multi-task and balance this with the ability to consistently deliver projects on time and to budget
  • Good team player & mentor
  • Proactive, hands-on approach, self-starter that can taking the initiative
  • Strong inter-personal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Highly structured, organised and meticulous approach to work, with strong analytical skills and a determined approach with an eye for detail.
  • Flexible and adaptable e.g. to smaller working environments
  • Strong self-motivation

Financial Markets Project Manager - 6 Month Contract - £450-£550 a Day Inside IR3

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