Senior Project Manager (Front Office focus) - Information Technology

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • China Merchants Securities International Co., Ltd
  • 16 Nov 17 2017-11-16

Senior Project Manager (Front Office focus) - Information Technology

China Merchants Securities International Co., Limited (“we”), wholly owned by China Merchant Securities Company Limited (Stock Code: 6099.HK/600999.SH), is principally engaged in the provision of a wide range of financial services including brokerage, corporate financing, sales and trading, leveraged and structured lending, asset management, private equity, global commodities and futures. We are searching high caliber talents to help develop and take part in the growth of our business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • As the senior project manager/ Business Analyst to manage the IT projects from requirement definition to implementation ensuring alignment to corporate strategy, business requirements and benefits, are met and to ensure each of the project get delivered smoothly on time, within budget and of highest quality;
  • Work closely with the various securities asset class (e.g. Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income, Commodities and others) front office business stakeholders to ensure alignment with corporate strategies;
  • Create project plans and other required documents such as Business Requirements Documents(BRDs) for project management through internal standard tools and templates, with the commitment and buy in from all team members;
  • Produce effective and regular project status reports to keep management and stakeholders apprised of updated project status, major issues, change requests and milestone achievements or misses. Provide regular project progress reports to Steering Committee;
  • Link with Asset Class Business Managers and Technical Specialists in order to write documents that can then be signed off and used as the basis to construct technical documents used to support the necessary technology changes;
  • Lead, facilitate and chair regular project meetings and follow up with project team members as required to focus on business and operational issues or technical issues, documenting, assigning and monitoring all project issues to ensure clearance with minimal impact to overall project progress or milestones achievements;
  • Maintain good relationship between the business and the IT project team, managing appropriate business expectations and negotiating compromise where appropriate;
  • Coordinate effectively with both internal and external parties or vendor to ensure clear commitment on deliverables, dates and keep track of the project financials;
  • Develop a good level of understanding of the appropriate business or CRM systems of the company and their associated IT project management requirements;
  • Provide input if possible into the generation of test cases to support the later QA/UAT test strategy; and
  • Other related duties as assigned by senior management.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree holder of information technology, computer science, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • A minimum of 10 years of business analysis experience at financial institutions (Candidate wil less experience will be considered as a Business Analyst role);
  • Prior experience of working on Retails Front office Trading System with good knowledge on the Stock, Futures, Options trading for Equities, or OTC products, Middle office and Back office. Experience of working on Derivatives/OTC Trading or internet stock trading projects or multi-market trading (e.g. US stock trading) is a benefit;
  • Proven track record in delivering large scope development and migration projects and good experience in delivering securities/trading functionalities;
  • Understanding of the whole Front to Back Trading Cycle (especially for stock trading) with prior experience of Banking or Financial organization is preferable;
  • Experience in the financial industry, specifically in system development, implementation, system integration, business process or system transformation, application support;
  • Ability to work effectively to strict timelines and deadlines; 
  • PMP or Prince2 certification holder would be an advantage;
  • Commercial acumen with good risk management and mitigation skills;
  • Ensuring all relevant documentation is filed in a logical and transparent manner;
  • Good understanding of IT systems and functions in general. Exposure to technologies such as Java, C##, C++, SQL /Oracle database, Linux would be an advantage;
  • With a proactive and can do attitude;
  • Willing to travel overseas and mainland China when required; and
  • Excellent command of spoken and written Chinese and English. Putonghua is an advantage.

We offer attractive remuneration and benefits including 5-day working week to the right candidates. Interested parties, please send your full resume including your CURRENT and EXPECTED salary to Head of Human Resources Division, China Merchants Securities (International) Co., Ltd., 48/F, One Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong or by email.

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