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Agile Delivery Lead / Project Manager - MiFID

  • Location: Central London / City
  • Salary: £475 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
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Job Description

Agile Delivery Lead / Project Manager - MiFID

The role

The Delivery Lead / Agile Project Manager will lead the development of a Front Office trading platform with an Agile approach being adopted. This will involve a lot of stakeholder engagement as part of a transition to Agile practices within the organisation plus actively leading the Scrum team, removing blockers to progress and helping facilitate communication with Product Owners within the wider business.

The right candidate will have solid experience of delivering successful projects within a Front Office trading environment, a solid understanding of trading terminology & practices and experience of managing demanding stakeholders in a high pressure environment.

The Duties

  • Generalist (not MiFID II specialist but knowledge of the regulation is massively beneficial)
  • Tasked to source the key SME's in your Banks Organisation
  • Ensure all product owner team participants are aware of the engagement timetable and are fully prepped on Agile and 'Rule of Engagement'
  • Co-ordinate all bank product owner team internal sessions to ensure readiness for engagement
  • Participate and support input into ceremonies, delivery working groups and governance forums as necessary
  • Provide the look-ahead view to anticipate what is coming
  • Ensure that the Bank is looking beyond the in-flight sprints and anticipating downstream requirements
  • Invest time in understanding the stakeholder landscape across all asset-classes in all locations
  • Advocate the 'rules of engagement' internally within the bank and ensure all participants understand what is expected of them

Required skills:

  • Solid project management experience within an trading Front Office environment
  • Experience of Agile practices such as Scrum, Kanban and / or SAFe
  • Experience tracking and reporting delivery against an agreed plan
  • Experience of managing stakeholder relationships in a FO trading environment
  • Experience in electronic trading;
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Managing and mitigating risks, ensuring that appropriate processes are implemented and adhered to so as to manage risk
  • Shaping, leading, directing and controlling the delivery of complex programmes
  • Experience of working with multi-location & offshore / nearshore teams
  • An understanding of the MiFID II regulations
  • Strong understanding of asset classes

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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