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Project Manager Financial Services

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Recruiter: Record Currency Management
Listed on: 16th February
Location: Windsor & Maidenhead
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Project Manager Financial Services
The Role
We are recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to 1) help us establish, design and implement a project methodology/framework to support the success of future projects within the company and 2) be responsible for leading projects once internal project management practices have been established. The role will hold a high level of responsibility and will require the individual to be able to influence and liaise with senior management and could be extended after the initial contract ends.
Record Currency Management                                                        
Record Currency Management is an established, independent currency manager, managing approximately £56.61 Billion (as at 31 December 2020) in client currency exposures. Our clients are largely institutions, including pension funds, charities, foundations, endowments, and family offices. Record's services include bespoke currency hedging, currency for return and additional currency solutions and consulting services.
Key Responsibilities
Stage 1: Implementing project management practices

Analyse and understand our business, organisational structure, tools and objectives
Design and define project methods, methodologies and/or frameworks for the business to adopt
Create key documents to support each stage of the project lifecycle
Create a standard processes for key project management processes such as risk management, progress reporting or change control
Educate and engage with the business to ensure broad understanding
Work with business heads to implement project methodologies across the business

Stage 2: Project lead

Identify necessary management structures for the project and ensure all key project stakeholders are informed and involved
Manage assigned internal and external resources within the scope of the project and create a performance driven environment
Liaise with business, vendor and technical groups to execute project deliverables
Continually identify, prioritize and mitigate project risks and issue
Ensure that project deliverables are executed in accordance with the methodologies (as previously established) and meets business requirements.
Effectively manage project teams' time and allocate resources to ensure deliverables are completed
Manage procurement and contract management processes when applicable
Forecast internal resource capacity by tracking the progress of projects across the portfolio
Complete regular project reporting and change order request processes as outlined by the PMO


Experience implementing new project management frameworks/methodologies for a company to adopt
Experience leading the full project lifecycle from Board approval to delivery and a proven track record of successful project management
Experience working in a regulated industry, particularly Financial Services
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Strong influencing skills and the ability to engage effectively with all levels of the organisation, especially with senior management
Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a preference but not a requirement