Project Manager (Financial Services Industry)

Posted 18 October 2023
Salary Competitive
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
Discipline Technology
ContactHelen Fong

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join the team in the financial services industry. As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and meet quality standards. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and senior management to drive the successful delivery of projects.
You will play a key role in managing and delivering projects that drive business growth and success. If you are a motivated and results-oriented individual with a passion for project management, we would love to hear from you.

  • Initiate, plan, and execute projects in alignment with business objectives, ensuring project scope, goals, and deliverables are clearly defined.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, milestones, resource allocation, and budgeting, and regularly monitor and communicate project progress.
  • Provide strategic guidance to project teams, fostering cross-departmental collaboration between Finance, Tax, Legal, and other key stakeholders.
  • Identify and manage project risks, issues, and dependencies, proactively implementing mitigation strategies to minimize potential obstacles.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to gather requirements, resources, and support needed for project execution.
  • Monitor and control project scope, schedule, and budget, making necessary adjustments as required throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration across project teams and stakeholders, ensuring everyone remains informed and engaged.
  • Conduct regular project status meetings, providing project updates, resolving issues, and managing expectations.
  • Conduct post-project evaluations to identify lessons learned, areas for improvement, and best practices to enhance future project delivery.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in the financial services industry to identify opportunities for innovation and process improvement.
  • University graduate in Business Administration, Finance, Management Information System, Computer Science or related discipline is preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of substantial experience as a Project Manager, leading medium to large projects and managing diverse teams.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience working with Product Delivery, Investment Management, Investment Operations, legal, compliance, and Client Services.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager in the financial services industry, with a successful track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques, and the ability to apply them effectively.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of financial products, markets, regulatory requirements, and industry practices is highly desirable.
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Relevant Agile / Scrum certification preferred.

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Look forward to hearing from you.