Market Risk Project Manager - Financial Services - Paris

Job Title: Market Risk Project Manager - Financial Services - Paris
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Paris, Île-de-France
Salary: €900 - €950 per day
Reference: BBBH19742_1541501778
Contact Name: Richard Ganney
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Job Published: November 06, 2018 10:56

Job Description

Market Risk Project Manager - Financial Services - Paris


Day rate: €800 - €850

Company description

A market leading global financial services institution, providing a critical service for its leading Investment Banking, Commodity Houses and Broker Dealers clients. Based in Europe, it has now expanded to operate across four continents.

Job Description

The business is looking for an experienced Project Manager, with strong front-to-back product experience and market risk knowledge, to head up various market risk initiatives. Working alongside a small project team and reporting to the COO, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the implementation of a new market risk methodology, platform, system and application, as the business aim to become more competitive in this space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and drive the projects to delivery on time and within budget
  • Provide transparency into programme status by producing regular status reports
  • Ensure consistent, effective communication to the relevant senior stakeholders of the business
  • Liaise across internal business areas and shared service teams to drive commercial and financial aspects of projects
  • Provide management support to team members, focusing equally on day-to-day priorities as well as on longer term deliverable

Key Skills

  • Must be fluent in French and English, both written and spoken
  • Previous experience in Financial Services/ Capital Markets within a global organisation
  • Expert knowledge of market risk
  • Strong end-to-end project management experience and proven experience in the delivery of market risk initiatives
  • The ability to work with global IT, risk and compliance teams
  • Knowledge of the Change Management life-cycle
  • Experience of engaging with senior stakeholders, and chairing meetings ensuring executive and senior management decisions lead to the fulfilment of strategic objectives

What's in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to take full ownership of an entirely greenfield project. Based in Paris and with global exposure, this role will add unquestionable value to the candidates career.

For more information please send your CV