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Senior Project Manager

  • New York
  • Full Time
  • Jan 03, 2018
About TS:

TS, the leading global provider of multi-asset trading systems to the buy-side, sell-side and trading platforms, is accelerating the technical evolution of the Fixed Income market by developing connectivity, integration and data normalization to institutional investors, dealers and trading platforms. TS provides global coverage from offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.

Why TS:

A job is never just a job, and we recognize that at TS. At TS we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy and promote team work and inspire innovation.

We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset – our employees. Our passion for continuous growth and innovative approach have allowed us to become the company we are today. We believe our employees should have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to the financial markets.

We challenge our employees every day to think creatively and innovate across silos and across platforms.

TS Senior Project Manager Position Overview:

TradingScreen (TS) is seeking a high performing, strategic and driven professional to join our team in New York City.  Reporting directly to the Chief Strategy Officer, the Senior Project Manager is a pivotal role and will assume direct oversight and management of significant projects connecting multiple aspects of the rapidly growing TS Business Units and Departments. As a technical PMP certified Project Manager and well versed in implementing SaaS technology platforms and knowledge of key delivery methodologies such as Agile or Waterfall to plan and execute internal and external projects through the entire project lifecycle You will manage the workflow for the company by bringing technology, resource management and staffing, budget management, process design and motivational leadership to a fast-paced, agile and entrepreneurial working environment. To be most effective in this role, you must be highly collaborative, strategic in understanding each business unit and department’s goals in relation to company objectives, conceptual and flexible in your ability to implement pivotal workflow processes and motivational in bringing best in class structure and talent to a creative environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Rigorously manage and track project activities and ensure they are completed within target dates, ensure project documents are clear and concise, manage to the project plan, ensure all project stakeholders adhere to project expectations.
  • Manage concurrent projects while developing timelines with key milestones, delivery and proper cataloging of assets of TS
  • Tracks project statuses and manages project issues and risks, to include evaluation of progress / quality from both an “on-time” and “on-budget” perspective, while developing action plans to address gaps / risks throughout project life cycle to ensure delivery.
  • Builds and leads effective teams on multiple initiatives simultaneously, including sponsor, stakeholder, vendor / business partner, and team relationships while prioritizing multiple projects and managing resources.
  • Coordinate Daily Creative Scrums with all necessary stakeholders, consolidating feedback & ensuring team knows next steps and assign action items
  • Continuously evaluate and communicate status of ongoing projects, identify any bottlenecks or risks, manage expectations as needed
  • Continuously find ways to streamline workflow and optimize process to identify best practices
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders across the company including Product, Technology, Sales, Marketing, and Finance
  • Work with leadership to develop operations for scale that work for optimizing both volume and creative output in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Refine internal processes between departments and develop new systems where appropriate
  • Create an environment that encourages cross-functional alignment and momentum; facilitate collaboration and connection points across company departments to gather necessary inputs for decision-making
  • Ensure teams are tracking toward milestones, within budget and upholding brand integrity in their decisions
  • Promote TS Project Management best practices within industry


Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in Information Systems, Financial Services industry-centric, Consulting Services Project Management or closely related fields.
  • 5+ years’ experience in project management most recently in a B2B SaaS environment
  • PMI/PMP certification required and Lean SIX Sigma is desirable.
  • A working knowledge and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Mail, JIRA and Confluence, and Microsoft Project (or equivalent Project Management software).
  • A working knowledge of SQL, JavaScript, HTML5, React, AWS, Google Cloud services is highly desired
  • Familiar with fast-paced, tech-driven creative environments.
  • Demonstrated experience setting up / optimizing processes aimed at improving workflow.
  • Proven ability to cultivate strong cross-functional relationships with both technical and creative partners.
  • Highly collaborative self-starter, driven by creative excellence with a finely tuned analytical sense.
  • Leadership level communication and strategic decision-making skills for long and short-term gain.
  • Strong project scoping and integration skills with direct experience in the design and implementation of major technical projects.
  • Strong operational knowledge of key functional areas of a trader/investment manager workflow.
  • In-depth knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) planning and Agile framework.
  • Familiar with various software development and user interface within Investment Management sector.
  • Ability to produce high-quality project documents and messaging, facilitate project internal and external communications, ensure all project stakeholders are kept informed based on project communication plan, accurately communicate project status, risks and issues to company and customer leadership.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize project and project management group materials, deliverables, artifacts priorities, and communications consistent with project management best practices.


All applicants, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@tradingscreen.com, with the position as subject line.