Program Manager (Consultant)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non-Executive Management
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe ICE Data Services Business Program Management Office (BPMO) works with senior-level business leaders to lead the management of commercially-focused projects, programs and the new initiative portfolio. We are seeking a highly qualified consultant to serve as a Program Manager who is tasked with responsibilities ranging from hands-on project management to portfolio coordination and analysis. Success in this role is determined largely by the candidate's ability to partner with product managers and executives and represent and protect the commercial objectives of each initiative. Strong communication and meeting leadership abilities are required along with a focus on project organization and stakeholder engagement.The Program Manager is expected to work closely with counterparts in the technology and data operations areas to ensure the efficient coordination of activities in product development while at the same time coordinating go-to-market planning and execution with members of the sales, marketing, delivery , support and legal teams. We operate in a dynamic environment where new business opportunities need to be pursued quickly, requiring the Program Manager to maintain flexibility of process and the ability to move in unison with business priorities. The Program Manager needs to be able to work independently and draw upon their deep experience in achieving the firm's commercial goals.Responsibilities:* Manage programs of works which entail IT and non-IT workstreams towards the delivery of commercial products and services* Create presentation materials for and chair regular program steering committee meetings attended by senior business, operational and technical managers* Act as a project manager for driving key go-to-market workstream in support of the launch of new products and services* Work with product managers to coordinate the prioritization of their project portfolios of work* Coordinate the project cross-functional teams with diverse skill-setsRequirements:* Bachelor's degree in Business (Finance, Accounting, etc.), Computer Science or other disciplines which align to working with quantitative financial markets concepts.Master's degree a plus.* PMP Certification* 10+ years in financial service industry; experience with market data vendors a plus* 10+ years in project management experience* 5+ years managing large programs of work which have a significant commercial component (non-IT)* Experience in managing aspects of product go-to-market planning and coordination* Experience in working with senior business leaders in managing their project portfolios* Fixed Income (pricing/ reference data) experience a plus* Experience working in MS Project* Experience working in SharePoint* Experience working in a PPM tool preferred* Fixed Income knowledge preferred* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently* Strong language skills for communication with a diverse community of business leaders, technologists and data operation staff.* Ability to work independentlyLOCATIONNY: New York (100 Church St.)FULL TIME / PART TIMEFull timePosted by StartWire. Apply now!
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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