Exchange Project Manager – 6471
Your Roles and Responsibilities
- Project Manager in charge of overseeing regulatory, operational and strategic projects through the full delivery lifecycle, for a subset of the 200+ vendors supporting connectivity in ION Markets.
- Commercial ownership of the budget for vendors connectivity expenditure.
- Management of key vendor relationships
- Commercial and procedural infrastructure expert for vendors allocated.
- Ownership of procurement requirements associated with project spend.
- Communication amongst a varied set of internal and external stakeholders.
- Drive strategic cost saving initiatives by reviewing vendors spend, particularly related to new acquisitions from ION Group.
- Central coordinator for vendor mandated events (business continuity testing, disaster recovery testing, conformance testing etc)
- Responsible for onboarding of new ION Markets customers connections to vendor interfaces.
- Owner of vendor specific documentation (e.g. external documentation, operational guides).
Required Skills, Experience, and Qualifications
- Degree level education
- Experience in a technology role in financial markets
- Experience in project management able to run multi-stream strategic projects involving both internal and external stakeholders.
- Clear, accurate and concise communicator with strict attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
- Experience adapting complex technical written and verbal communication to be suitable for a for a non-technical audience.
- Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with vendors, suppliers and co-workers.
- Highly organised with the ability to prioritise own workload and adhere to strict deadlines.
- Leadership skills to direct a diverse set of technical teams through completion of complex projects.
- Commercial and technical awareness of the exchange network and extranet landscape.
- Background understanding of financial markets, ISV technology, data vendors and market data and trading/clearing technology.
- Basic understanding of network terminology
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