Project Management Roles

We are actively hiring project / programme managers at all levels.

Role details

Job Description

 

 

TITLE: Project Manager

 

ENQUIRIES: [email protected]

LOCATION: London

REPORTING TO: Head of Delivery

About Strata


Strata is a young and expanding asset management technology consultancy who engage in a number of technology related projects ranging from order management and trading system implementations and operating model design through to data modelling and business intelligence.

We help institutions change the way they operate by optimising the way they do business. Strata both unlocks value by creating operational efficiencies and empowers clear decision making around all aspects of risk.

We foster a people centred approach and a strong culture of continuous learning to ensure best practice and client impact. Teams are actively supported with experienced leadership and discipline leads able to draw on substantial knowledge (together with the wider team) to help deliver successful outcomes.

Our approach accounts for our growth and we have grown substantially since we started in 2019. Clients regularly praise us for our positive approach, and our ability to bring clarity to the complex.

An ability to inspire confidence and build trusted relationships with our clients is essential. Our most successful relationships are built on proactivity and an entrepreneurial approach.  

We are looking for excellent people with an entrepreneurial approach who can see through the complexity and maintain the level of trust that our clients have the right to expect when dealing with Strata.

The role


The successful candidate for this position will work in the Strata Delivery Team and will be responsible for implementing client specific projects linked to the Aladdin Platform. The role will be client facing and be Strata’s key engagement contact so experience in client facing roles and a consultative approach will be key. Essential in the role will be a good understanding of different project methodologies with an affinity towards Agile delivery frameworks. Experience with Aladdin would be beneficial.

Key responsibilities

 

  • Work as part of the broader change team to effectively manage client deliveries.
  • Design, implement and manage governance frameworks to support effective delivery.
  • Manage delivery execution across different methodologies, lifecycles and multi-level teams – strong emphasis in Agile practices.
  • Planning and scheduling control.
  • Resource management, with the emphasis on building effective teams.
  • Key stakeholder management and communication including senior client engagement.
  • Proactive risk and issue management.
  • Effective scope control across client initiatives and engagements.
  • Budget development and control for client initiatives and overall engagement.
  • Engagement contract control.
  • Provide regular communication and management information to management and business.
  • Actively promote an ethos of continuous improvement and teamwork.

Skills and experience

 

  • 3-5+ years of delivering projects across cross-functional asset management teams.
  • Practised consultancy and client facing experience.
  • Previous experience of working with Aladdin or other investment management platforms.
  • Strong DNA in delivering investment platform and operational process implementations.
  • Previous experience in working with investment processes, workflows and the different operational teams supporting the end to end process.
  • Proficiency in Project toolsets: Jira, MS Project, Visio and MS Office (Teams, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Excel) etc.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in negotiation and conflict management techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience in a Start-Up environment. (desired)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and thirst for development. 

Education and other requirements

 

  • Positive, proactive, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness and desire to take on wider operational duties within the business.
  • Project Management competency e.g. Agile accreditation, PMP, ACP.

Equal opportunities employer

 

Strata is committed to and promotes the principle of equal opportunities in employment. We aim to treat people fairly and ensure that discrimination does not occur at any stage of recruitment, selection or employment on any grounds including race, religious beliefs, gender reassignment, ethnic or national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and trade union activities. It is the policy of Strata to ensure that all job applicants and colleagues are recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their abilities.

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