Finance, Economics, Banking, Information Technology
A little taste of the Role
Liquidnet is seeking a motivated, experienced project manager to join our project management team. The right candidate will have a proven track-record of success in leading global, cross-functional projects in fast-paced small- to medium-sized financial services or technology companies. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, has excellent communication skills, is well-organized, and understands the various components to getting software ready for the customer, from initiation to business value realization. Success in this role requires the ability to lead through a rigorous software development process that achieves high-quality results with the rapid time-to-market expected by stakeholders.
What You’ll Do
Develop project initiation documentation to gain agreement of goals, objectives, scope, success criteria, team organization, and communication management
Create and manage work plans for deliverables from a cross-functional team
Develop and maintain clear, concise and timely internal communication, including project status, open issues, risks, and actions for project team members, sponsors, and stakeholders
Drive and motivate the project team through the entire project lifecycle
Develop and apply established processes, standards, and tools while creating/maintaining a highly collaborative fast-paced environment
Manage constraints and dependencies; identify and mitigate risks
Effectively escalate issues and creatively solve problems to keep the project on track
Schedule and facilitate necessary meetings to coordinate project work
Proactively identify gaps and drive improvements within project management e.g. implementing new procedures, workflows and skill sets
Who You Are
The ideal candidate will have:
7-10 years of experience in a formal Project Management role
Industry experience within FinTech, ideally electronic trading systems and services
Hands-on experience with software development process concepts and methodologies e.g. agile, waterfall, SDLC
At Liquidnet, our network directly connects like-minded investors who invest and trade in large size. Using disruptive technology, Liquidnet has created an efficient, global institutional marketplace for those seeking investment, performance, and capital-raising opportunities on a different scale.
Every day, more than 300 employees across five continents around the world come to work with one m...ission in mind: to make markets more efficient. Our culture is fueled by passion, a drive to succeed, personal fulfillment, and fun—is as much about each person as it is about the whole team. We strive to be at our best by focusing on things that matter most: career, impact, recognition, well-being, personal growth, purpose, and aspirations. Empowered, engaged individuals inspire each other and result in high-performing teams that push the boundaries of excellence and innovation. And we accomplish this in an environment that feels more like a family than a company.
Your life at Liquidnet is all about achieving great things, loving what you do, and having a great time doing it. We truly believe that every day you’re at your best, we’re at our best. (And that’s as clichéd as we get.)