Senior Project Manager (Commodities) – 5858

Client Services, Full-time, London
The Role:

We are looking to hire a Senior Project Manager to oversee the execution and completion of information technology solutions projects in the professional services arena. 

Key Responsibilities:

Provide leadership of multi-disciplinary professionals in a project structure in the scoping/discovery workshop, design, configuration, testing, and production support of the ION solution for the client’s business needs
Provide direct management of all ION resources assigned to project and act as personnel supervisor for HR issues during the assignment
Serve as the client’s principal point of contact for project status, solution quality, scope control, issues, risks, billing, personnel management, and the ION solution
Manage project Profit and Loss, including effective project cost and revenue budgeting, analysis and forecasting
Manage project change control
Plan, lead, manage, and coordinate ION’s project tasks, resources, deliverables, issues logs, risks logs, weekly timesheets, project expense reports, monthly invoices, and all other administrative documentation on an ongoing basis
Determine the optimal utilization of resources at a task and personnel level
Keep the client management informed daily regarding all project issues, risks, and delays
Actively engage project stakeholders and manage client expectations regarding the delivery of the ION solution
Actively coordinate the participation of client users through the client project manager to ensure project success
Provide weekly project status reports to the client project manager, project steering committee, and ION management, including all information necessary to track the status of the project against the project plan
Coordinate and attend project and steering committee meetings
Manage the release to client of software updates and license keys
Prepare, present to client, and obtain signoff of Request for Support Services, acceptance documentation, and final project acceptance
Maximize chargeability on one or more client accounts simultaneously
Serve as mentors and role models for the consulting staff
Enhance, publish, and train staff regarding implementation best practices
Coordinate and conduct employee performance appraisals for personnel assigned to projects throughout the calendar year
Provide sales support through project plan development, estimation, and document authoring for RFP/RFI responses, sales proposals, and Statements of Work to meet the client’s desired business requirements

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Economics, or a related IT field or equivalent experience in a related field
Project Management Institute PMP certification preferred
10+ years of project management software implementation, consulting, or systems integration 
Prior hands-on experience with structured project management
5 years of experience in the Energy, Commodities, Treasury, Banking or financial services industries
Excellent client-facing skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work onsite at client locations throughout North America
Proven leadership skills with teams of five or more professionals

About ION

We’re a diverse group of innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
Learn more at https://iongroup.com/  

ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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