VP – Markets Electronification Program

Location: New York   Sectors Change Management  

The incumbent will be responsible for the successful execution of key initiatives within this Program and requires very strong program management skills along with an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset to drive execution. This role is within the business and in addition to strong execution skills, this role will require excellent communication skills to support frequent interaction with business seniors, project leads, and other stakeholders.

The following are some of the specific activities expected of this role:

  • Mobilize key senior stakeholders across different functions and businesses to drive results and ensure proper governance.
  • Working with stakeholders, develop a unified execution strategy which presents a singular experience to our clients and drives usage to the platform
  • Manage work stream activities, track the progress of the program, identify and address issues to ensure successful execution
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of workstream deliverables in line with overall project objectives and timescales
  • Present program overview and status update to business heads and technology seniors

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

  • Experience on a large implementation programs for multinational financial institutions in a business capacity
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders with potentially competing agendas
  • Front Office Capital Markets and/or Business Unit Experience
  • Strong Program and Project Execution Management experience with a proven track record of delivery
  • Experience managing and tracking projects, ideally in a financial services environment and interacting with clients, and senior staff
  • Experience in User Interface design and/or technology branding a plus
  • Experience working for management consulting firms is preferred

Skills and Competencies – Must be able to demonstrate extensive experience of:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills utilizing different media, to effectively communicate with senior management
  • Solid problem solving skills, with analytical and innovative mind-set
  • Project management skills to manage implementation of high-profile business projects within tight deadlines
  • Interpersonal, influencing and organizational skills in a co-operative and collaborative working environment
  • Strong motivation to drive change, and comfortable dealing with ambiguity and conflicting priorities