Project Manager (Front Office Regulations)
Brilliant Project Management role in a top-tier global investment bank!
Your new company
A leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, institutional securities, investment management and wealth management services.
With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.
The Firm's Cross Divisional Programs Group is seeking a Project Manager (PM), based in Hong Kong. This role will provide the individual an opportunity to work within the landscape in Asia to deliver business expansion projects and other top risk and regulatory initiatives across multiple markets and asset classes.
This opportunity will provide the individual with a chance to work with senior members of the firm in order to drive continuous improvement.
Your new role
Provide project management to support the equities’ business, driving business analysis and feasibility studies for potential projects
Work closely with the business and development managers to oversee and track the portfolio of technology initiatives being delivered for front office sales & trading
Interaction with other technology silos, operations and finance to coordinate front to back testing
Manage and deliver region specific Business Expansion (Product) and Regulatory Change projects, from analysis of their front to back impact on the business to delivery of resultant changes
Assist with managing the pipeline of work for the business and facilitating prioritization in line with current supply / demand
Support standardization and consistency in projects, risk management processes and procedures, and ensure adherence to company tools and applications
What you'll need to succeed
University degree with at least 8-12 years of relevant work experience in a major management consulting firm or within the financial services industry
Knowledge of sales and trading, finance, operations, technology or internal audit background preferred
Strong Project Management skills and demonstrated ability to work under pressure
Strong analytic and problem solving / process improvement skills, ability to learn quickly, manage multiple demands, changing priorities and solve poorly defined problems
Excellent verbal and written skills with an ability to create high quality written products that are comprehensive, accurate and tailored to the audience
Outstanding ability to work effectively across all levels of the organisation with excellent influencing and negotiation skills
Overall experience in hands-on project management, specifically in information technology-related projects essential and supporting financial services businesses
Strong knowledge of Asian markets and exchanges, including the associated regulations that govern the Asia region
Solid working knowledge of securities, derivatives and securities lending an advantage
Experience with large scale regulatory initiatives gained from having worked with the capital markets trading industry (derivatives and equities) at a global bank or consultancy
What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work in a leading investment bank
The opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals
The career development opportunities working in a fast-paced environment