Lead Project Manager

Job#: 1337146

Job Description:

About this role:

This large financial company is seeking a Lead Project Manager with business sided financial or banking background.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead cross-functional project teams, managing all life-cycle activities associated with high visibility projects that are long-term, across one or more business areas and carry a substantial impact to the relevant businesses to which they are accountable.
  • Act as key participant in project plans and budgets for change management
  • Review and initiate complex multi-business and enterprise support operations, organizational systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts
  • Drive delivery of all project deliverables including business cases, requirements, project planning, testing, implementation, and closing.
  • Make decisions in end to end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end while developing and implementing program and project level processes, procedures and performance metrics
  • Demonstrate understanding of policy, methodology and artifact creation that influence and lead change management to meet deliverables and drive new initiatives
  • Execute end to-end project management using Enterprise Change Management standards, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end.
  • Establish and manage matrixed project teams across the organization, including Technology, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Finance and other impacted partners.

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 5+ years of Project Management and Methodologies, Strategic Planning experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience managing large scale initiatives and initiative programs
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Capital Markets & Institutional brokerage
  • Experience leading regulatory and compliance projects
  • Ability to lead and operate collaboratively, execution focused, and results oriented
  • Ability to synthesize information to identify key risks, customer impact, financial implications, delays that could impact delivery, and issues that pose material risk to the project or business
  • Experience in problem analysis, solution implementation, and change management
  • Experience communicating basic project methodology concepts for managing scope, cost, and schedule
  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to present to senior level executives and management 
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystems.com or 844-463-6178.

Employee Type:

Charlotte, NC, US

Job Type:
PMO and Business Operations

Date Posted:
March 17, 2023