Project Manager

  • Company:
    Fiera Capital
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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With over 180 billion in assets under management, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients.Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.WHY JOIN FIERA CAPITAL:• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees • Growth and development opportunities • Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission • Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits • Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity • Ambitious organization who strives for excellence WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Location : Montreal – Toronto – Boston – New YorkIf you are passionate for analytics, data, algorithms and financial modeling then apply to join a dynamic, results oriented and a high impact team to drive the evolution of investment analytics platform.The Project Manager will lead high client-impact projects to deliver on the firm’s strategic plan and work closely with executive stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of transformational capabilities. We are looking for someone passionate about using a mix of rigorous analysis, market and product data, empathy and intuition to deliver on projects that will transform the operating model of financial services. The project manager will own their projects end-to-end and are responsible for their ultimate success. This is a high impact role that is well suited to entrepreneurial, highly collaborative person who is excited by the challenge of identifying, validating, building and delivering new products. As a Project Manager, you will:Drive execution of strategic projects – setup appropriate project governance, develop the global delivery plan, lead collaboration between departments, define business requirements, ensure periodic incremental delivery, testing, and successful implementation; Create a governance structure for managing complex projects that involve multiple business, technology and control partners;Represent the needs of stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, providing expertise and working knowledge of various business operations processes in the asset management industry;Own various project organizational activities such as risk and issue monitoring and mitigation, operation and information risk management, status reporting and delivery governance;Ensure comprehensive documentation of requirements, assumptions, changes in scope etc. associated with project and establish an audit trail to demonstrate these activities have been addressed;Works with the project team, internal customers, staff and consultants to establish critical quality control checkpoints, including acceptance criteria sign-off, project schedule and timeline commitments, critical path definition, training, and project status reporting;Develop, maintain, and distribute standard project management deliverables for their successful completion, including implementation plans, schedule, budget, issues & action item logs, meeting minutes, risks assessment and contingencies;Monitor project costs and resource allocations to ensure investment is used in the best interests of the firm;Set client expectations, maintain communication with key stakeholders while ensuring a great customer experience;Work with cross-functional teams to develop innovative solutions to problems faced by the business units. EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION: A Bachelor’s or graduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, information systems, computer science or similar field. Skills and Experiences3+ years as a Project/product manager or equivalent consulting experience;The candidate should be able to demonstrate a history of hands-on involvement in large projects involving business and technology deliverables;Prior experience across full project life cycle, understanding the change implications and execution model needed in the financial services environment;Demonstrated project delivery experience in functions of asset management like performance, LDI, risk and data analytics, valuations, client onboarding, reporting, billing, order management, compliance;Savvy with quantitative analysis and a working knowledge of statistics;Ability to maintain project team focus and structure, including the development of a strategic project management plan encompassing schedule, budgetary, contractual, human resource and stakeholder elements;Ability to work with key business partners, to build and maintain a project roadmap that can be used to drive delivery priorities;Proficiency with at least one agile methodology – e.g. XP, Scrum etc.;Have a user-centric mindset throughout the product development process;Consistently up-to-date with the latest design trends and best practices. Have passion for reading books like: The Lean Startup (Eric Ries), Sprint (Jake Knapp), and The Innovators Dilemma (Clayton M. Christensen) and applying the knowledge gained for successful Project delivery;Open to new tools and methodologies yet opinionated about best practices;Very strong communication skills and know how to influence without authority;Applied knowledge of user testing and validation techniques to help guide product decisions through user testing and iterative feedback loops.The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive nominations from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.