Kforce Project Manager / Lead in New York, New York

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Manager / Lead in New York, New York (NY). Summary: We are looking for a high caliber Project Manager and / or Lead to join our team. The candidate must have considerable Project Management and Analysis experience within the Investments space, preferably in Private Banking. The candidate may lead multiple projects or initiatives across various geographic locations. Projects will involve participants from and have impact on functions across multiple lines of businesses. Project work typically has a substantial impact on the corporation / LOB and is geared towards revenue enhancement, cost reduction, risk mitigation, process improvement or other priorities as defined by management. Ad hoc requests in addition to scheduled activities are likely.Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects related to middle office/operations and technology for the Private Banking Investments Middle Office including organizational and process analysis, and new product and technology initiatives

  • Coordinate with various areas of Investments, Middle Office, Finance, Technology and Operations to build operating models, technology solutions, and process improvements

  • Partner with Business and Technology teams to create strategic solutions to oversee new products and develop enhanced tools

  • Create and maintain project plans; regularly follow up on open items with the business and technology

  • Produce high level summaries, presentations, and updates for Senior Management and Stakeholders

  • Develop and execute test plans to deliver seamless project solutions

  • Act as a key advisor to the senior stakeholders on the project to achieve goals and overcome obstacles

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Financial Industry experience required, preferably Private Banking, Investment Management, or Brokerage / IB

  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills, as well as Microsoft Project or other project management software experience

  • FINRA Series 99 licensing required within 120 days of hire

  • Excellent understanding and hands on experience with project management methodologies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a high paced environment, be flexible, follow tight deadlines, organize and prioritize work

  • Superior organizational and planning skills; Ability to take a project or workstream from inception to completion

  • Demonstrated track record of excellence in team building, leadership, project management and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze and resolve project-related issues and follow through with set objectives

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours