Enterprise Project Manager

Corporate Openings Chicago, Illinois


Description

How You Can Make An Impact 

We are looking for an Enterprise Project Manager to join our growing team. This person will work at the intersection of project management, communications, and knowledge management to drive cross-functional, high-impact initiatives, and continuous business improvement items.  They will be required to collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams to provide firm-wide oversight on complex projects, ensure new process adoption, as well as hold key stakeholders accountable for their deliverables. 

The ideal candidate has prior experience with building out an enterprise-wide project management framework while successfully leading multiple interconnected projects, including enterprise-wide technology projects, from strategic planning to completion.

  • Evaluate current state and implement project management template and framework with the goal of firm-wide adoption
  • Act as a resource to other departments on project management best practices
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, including creating accurate plans/forecasts, organizing timelines and deliverables in a clear, concise project plan, managing status reports, and ensuring milestones are tracked and escalated
  • Own all facets of critical strategic software migration projects, including migration of third-party systems to proprietary systems
  • Improve the execution and reporting of existing interdepartmental projects, as well as increase transparency and accuracy to deliver current projects successfully
  • Create and deliver accurate reports (KPI’s, metrics, strategic initiatives) and presentations to management/leadership
  • Determine metrics and reporting to evaluate post-implementation impact of projects
  • Collect all necessary project requirements and documentation, including maintaining project budgets and timelines, and create project reporting metrics
  • Manage enterprise-wide product and project pipeline, including complex enterprise platforms and systems (SaaS), from planning to completion using best practices
  • Clearly outline responsibilities and expectations and accurately discern/challenge realities of delays
  • Actively participate in the annual strategic planning process and offer guidance on feasibility of initiatives to leadership team Partner with IT and Accounting departments to manage the budgets and timelines of strategic projects integral to our corporate function

What You'll Need 

  • Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in a PMO with an emphasis on leadership and change management
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile, Six Sigma, or another project management certification required
  • Experience working within trading, financial services industry highly preferred
  • Experience with business process management, workflow, and life cycle management
  • Experience with Atlassian Suite, knowledge of MS Project Suite of products preferred
  • Prior experience running highly complex, enterprise-wide software development projects, including knowledge of technology development lifecycles
  • Proven success in managing complex, enterprise platforms or systems (i.e. SaaS)
  • Excellent communicator who is able to effectively convey critical information to technical and non-technical staff across the organization in a clear, concise manner
  • A strategic thinker that is able to translate vision into an actionable plan and align, initiate, and execute on opportunities
  • A tenacious problem-solver that keeps the holistic picture in mind when formulating solutions across multiple projects
  • Prefers working in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment 
  • A high degree of integrity and emotional intelligence
  • A proactive, self-starter who is results-oriented and quality-driven in their work

Who We Are 

Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago and Dublin. Our dedication to improving and optimizing our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attract individuals with the drive to innovate. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.