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Project Manager - Hedge Fund Industry: Jobs: Contract Staffing and Permanent Placement for Information Technology: BlueStreak Partners

Project Manager - Hedge Fund Industry

Location: Jersey City, NJ
Job Number: 649
Job Type: Direct Hire

Position Details:
The IT project manager is responsible for the organization, scheduling, follow up, problem resolution and status reporting on assigned IT projects. The IT project manager needs to ensure that each project is completed on time and within budget, that the deliverables meet the organization?s requirements and that the project follows the organizations IT Governance standards and frameworks for project management and development methodology.
 The initial work assignment will be to manage large complex and  multi-national development for the IT department. Projects for this group include enhancements and development for the hedge fund accounting and administration system.

 

In addition, the Project Manager will contribute general recommendations for process improvements and assist with the implementation of those improvements within projects assigned and will collaborate with other project managers in this regard. 

 

Required skills and experience:

ยท    4+ years practical experience in managing Complex Projects

  • Knowledge and experience of project methodologies. PMP or IMPA certified is a bonus
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following competencies: project management, information technology, creativity, business analysis, problem solving, service level management, multitasking and service management.
  • Must be self-motivated and driven. Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Demonstrated strong proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills including oral and written English.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Sciences or Information Systems or equivalent
  • Strong Microsoft Project, Excel and Microsoft SharePoint skills. Experience with JIRA is a bonus
  • Familiarity with Test Management tools such as Mercury Quality Centre an advantage
  • Understanding of financial markets / hedge funds / financial instruments is a major plus
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