Project Manager - New York City

Job Description

  • Ensure the project and associated business case are scoped, initiated and approved according to required procedures
  • Ensure the project is planned in a manner that delivers to the required cost and quality and within the agreed scope, including appropriate milestone definition, work breakdown structure, dependencies, and assumptions
  • Ensure the project is resourced appropriately
  • Ensure the project work is executed and implemented according to the plan or any agreed changes to the plan and according to agreed project management standards
  • Ensure relevant and appropriate analysis, management information, and reporting is provided
  • Ensure that requirements, plans, risks, issues, actions, costs, schedules, benefits, and other related project artifacts are documented and tracked
  • Ensure that appropriate meetings are held and that outputs and artifacts are produced and distributed. Chair the relevant meetings
  • Utilize the relevant governance bodies / steering committees for the purpose they are established
  • Ensure that the project work is compliant with documented standards, templates, and frameworks, and captured in agreed toolsets
  • Ensure project stakeholder awareness, engagement, and communication
  • Analyze and identify possible risks and issues that could impact delivery and either resolve them or escalate as appropriate
  • Proposal to adjust financial plan, when better insight reveals more appropriate costs
  • Ensure the project spends according to the agreed financial plan
  • Manage project team members consistent with our management principles
  • Where applicable, provide other relevant support as required by the program manager
  • Ensure the project closes according to required procedures
  • People Management
  • Supports the development of an environment where people management and development is the number one priority. Coaches direct reports (if assigned) and others in the organization, as appropriate
  • Actively supports the VP of Business Strategy and Process, plans and values, contributing to the achievement of a high performance culture
  • Takes ownership for own career management, seeking opportunities for continuous development of personal capability and improved performance contribution
  • Acts as a role model for new employees, providing help and support to facilitate early integration and assimilation of their new environment
  • Supports tough people decisions to ensure people performance is aligned with organization imperatives and needs. Addresses individual performance issues, where necessary, to drive for high performance



  • Preferred: Educated level = 4 Year College or University Degree
  • Preferred: PMP, Agile (Scrum) Certification(s) or the equivalent

Essential Skills:

  • Full understanding of the SDLC
  • Relevant experience working in the Financial Services industry
  • Proficient Stakeholder / Sponsor management
  • Experience in developing, analyzing, and tracking financial business cases
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Motivated to ‘get the job done’
  • Structured in approach and well organized
  • Proficient using MS Office software (PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Project)
  • Financial planning and tracking for projects > $1m
  • Preferred: Experience managing regulatory projects in an Investment Bank

Experience Required:

  • 2-3+ years Project Management
  • 1+ years Banking or other Financial Services IT
  • Managed/worked with offshore based development teams
  • Demonstrable experience in leading projects to successful conclusions
  • Experience in a management role with P&L accountability
  • Experience in developing and tracking financial business cases
  • Relevant experience working in the Financial Services industry
  • Proven ability to effectively assess and mitigate project risks and dependencies
  • Experienced in effectively communicating with and positively influencing project stakeholders and team members
  • Appropriate domain expertise

We are always looking for passionate and hardworking individuals to join our growing team. If you get the power of crowdfunding’s potential and love working hard with smart people, then send us your resume and what you feel you can contribute to