A leading investment firm seeks a proactive & forward-thinking Project Manager to join its Trade Management Projects team. You must possess a relevant Honours Degree or equivalent with Finance/Business/Computing fields, at least 5 years Project Management, Life-cycle knowledge of investment process through to implementation, compliance, dealing and operations processes including settlement & reconciliation, strong Excel, some SQL and any of the following will prove beneficial: thinkFolio (or other Order Management System), StatPro, FactSet, Bloomberg, QlikView. Please note this is an Employment Equity position.
Relevant Honours Degree or equivalent with Finance/Business/Computing orientation.
Preferably 5-10 years industry, Project Management experience.
Life-cycle knowledge of investment process through to implementation, compliance, dealing and operations processes including settlement and reconciliation.
A good understanding of the project life cycle and SDLC.
Good Excel skills.
Some SQL experience would be preferable.
Experience with some of the following applications would be an advantage: thinkFolio (or other Order Management System), StatPro, FactSet, Bloomberg, QlikView.
Previous Asset Management experience.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written.
Able to multi-task; work to tight deadlines and able to cope under pressure.
A strong personality able to withstand exposure to demanding business stakeholders.
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Strong problem-solving ability/logical thinker and highly numerate.
Must be organised and able to prioritise duties and responsibilities.
Able to work in a team.
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