Project Manager

NEX Group New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Project Manager

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

NEX is part of CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. We're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

To learn more about what a career at CME Group can offer you, visit us at www.wherefuturesaremade.com.

ENSO OVERVIEW:

ENSO helps clients simplify complexity and optimise resources.

We are a leading hedge fund service provider offering clients the ability to use critical business insights to become more competitive while strengthening their broker relationships. Our suite of intuitive, data-driven tools enhances risk and operational transparency and improves transactional efficiency, allowing multi-prime hedge funds and asset managers to optimize structural and variable costs.

ROLE SUMMARY:

We are seeking a talented and passionate hands on Project Manager who has a deep understanding of both technology and product delivery. You must be results oriented, diligent and precise and be able to communicate and collaborate effectively to reach consensus. You need to be a smart, motivated team player who can bring certainty to the product delivery process. The role will require liaising with key stakeholders which will include working with business users, product development team, architects, and other business functions as necessary.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITES:

  • Determine milestones- with input from Product Owner and Dev Lead

  • Create project plan

  • Prepares status reports

  • Ensures required documents are created

  • Represents project in meetings

  • Ensures team remains on plan and within approved scope

  • Removes blockers from team

  • Plans and often leads meetings

  • Keeps track of project progress

  • Main internal contact for project information

  • Ensure project is properly resourced throughout- includes keeping track of vacations/company holidays and build into plans/schedule

  • Oversees progress through work items

  • Ensures time is properly tracked

  • Coordinates with other teams and/or outside vendors

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Create and maintain project documentation

  • Maintains Jira and confluence sites

  • Tracks budget

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

SKILLS:

  • Great problem-solving skills, and the ability and confidence to hack their way out of tight corners

  • Participate as a member of a highly agile, tight knit, and deeply technical development team dedicated to high velocity, high quality, and solution elegance

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent written skills are essential for report writing and proof reading

  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills, client service oriented and resilient

  • Project planning including developing work plans; creating resource plans; managing day-to-day project issues and drive to resolution

  • Ensuring proper scope management; establishing and maintaining communication to key stakeholders; work effectively across organizational boundaries (cultural and geographical)

KNOWLEDGE:

  • BA or BS Degree required

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years of experience as a technical project manager

  • Experience with using JIRA for requirements, issue and project tracking

  • Hands on experience working in an iterative and dynamic software development environment

  • Ability to be self-aware and to assess the current policies and procedures with an eye on cross-departmental productivity and transparency

  • Experience within capital markets

SALARY:

Competitive

  • It is the policy and practice of NEX North America, and its affiliates and subsidiaries (together, the "Company") to abide by all anti-discrimination laws provided for by federal, state, and local statues and regulations. It is also the policy and practice of the Company to provide and promote equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. It is also the policy and practice of the Company to hire, train, promote, compensate and administer all employment practices without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, marital status, medical condition, religion, veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the united States, national origin, or disability unrelated to the ability to perform the essential functions of a job, or any other classification prohibited by law. Furthermore, The Company is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for, or to complete an application for, employment due to a disability, please notify the Company within three (3) days of your application of your specific needs for a reasonable accommodation so that the Company can assist you where appropriate. The Company reserves the right to require documentation from an appropriate professional (e.g., a doctor, rehabilitation counselor, etc.) confirming that an applicant has a disability or concerning the functional limitations of the disability for which a reasonable accommodation is requested
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Project Manager

NEX Group