Test Manager - Prince PMI - Investment Bank Fund/Administration

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
24 months
From:
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Location:
Lanarkshire
Published at:
02/26/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2057774

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Test Manager - Prince PMI - Investment Bank/Fund Administration - Glasgow

  • A strong history of project experience, successfully participating in global multi-location implementation projects
  • Thorough understanding of test management disciplines, expected to have been gained through practical experience resulting in a successful track record
  • Proven ability to successfully participate and deliver test work streams in a Matrix environment
  • Is able to use initiative to accurately assess new situations and potential solutions that have no precedent.
  • Able to influence others not under their direct control
  • Cultural awareness and able to see things from others point of view
  • Strong integrity to deal with conflicting interest from multiple stakeholders
  • Experience across a range of banking environments, such as trading, asset management, fund administration, treasury, prime brokerage and so on
  • Broad understanding of different markets, asset classes and instruments typically used within investment banking and fund administration, such as equities, commodities, FX, bonds, swaps, options etc
  • Experience working with offshore centres and business process migrations
  • Ability to work consistently and accurately under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Ability to plan and organise workload, taking into account relative and conflicting priorities, seeking win/win solutions where possible and mitigating negative impacts where not
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and a demonstrable track record of successfully interacting, influencing and communicating at all levels with due regard to the nature of the intended audience. Strong presentation skills
  • Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills with the ability to drive and champion change within an environment of comparable size & complexity
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A high level of pragmatism and common sense are key.

Preferred

  • A strong knowledge of our organisation, our products and our people.
  • First Degree or equivalent.
  • Professional qualification relevant to the role.
  • Formal certification from a recognised professional body (eg Prince & or PMI) preferable.

ROLE:

l successfully deliver new business and/or change for our global clients. We will strive to exceed our clients' expectations, using formal project principles to deliver a professional service on time and to budget, whilst protecting our existing business commitments through effective scope and risk management. Through a collaborative approach with operational and functional teams, implementation will land smoothly into business as usual.

CIT On-boarding covers an implementation that has any of the following characteristics and require client management, oversight, co-ordination or governance:

  • Complex funds
  • High volume of funds
  • New Product
  • New Asset Type
  • New Fund Type
  • New Operating Model required
  • Legal Impact
  • Credit Application required
  • The core product areas covered by the CIT are: All products bought in UK (multi location/product deals) and all products booked in the UK (single location/product deals).

The following events are managed by our Client Implementation Team:

  • Fund Take-On
  • Fund Take-Off
  • New fund launches
  • Portfolio Re-organisations
  • Change in Custodian
  • Fund Mergers
  • Fund re-structures