OSTC - Global Project Manager

In just over 15 years, OSTC has become one of the leading trading companies in the world. Today we have over 450 people in 14 offices around the world including the UK, Poland, China, Russia, and Spain. Our success is focused on hiring and developing talented people and helping them to perform to their maximum and fulfill their potential.

You are

  • A multilingual problem-solver with ability to prioritise workload, risks and issues with strong attention to detail

  • You have a track record in project management, business and financial analysis. You can exercise sound judgement, maintain discretion and use initiative.

  • You can describe yourself as an impactful communicator, with excellent networking and relationship building skills, who proactively makes connections across the business and fosters collaboration and team work.

  • You can work under pressure, manage competing priorities and changing deadlines and provide evidence of innovation.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the COO you will provide end-to-end management of a range of projects from small, limited in scope to full service, large scale, and complex group programs.
This role directs and co-ordinates the inflow of project activities, aligning group initiatives to diversify and grow the business, firstly by expanding current locations and thereafter looking at new regions for the business.
The Project Manager will also be responsible for the creation, maintenance and co-ordination of project documentation. The daily tasks require a high attention to detail and a willingness to be flexible and independent.

Responsibilities:

Support the COO in all project-related matters globally by:

  • Responsible for the management of the programme portfolio, ensuring all projects are well defined, designed, coordinated and managed.

  • Responsible for individual project design, planning, progress tracking and execution to successful conclusion and where appropriate hand over to business line in accordance with planned budget, scope and time frame.

  • Acting as subject matter expert on a variety of derivative products, rebate and performance bonus schemes.

  • Working cross functionality and geographically to support and aid the effectiveness on the project portfolio.

  • Using approved project management techniques to track progress against planned targets

  • Assisting in maintaining existing project plans as directed, identifying dependencies, and modelling progress/scenarios in collaboration with other departments.

  • Managing project financials throughout the duration of the project and develops scope documentation and costing (cost analysis and cost control)

  • Creating and maintaining programme documentation including Operations Policies & Procedures.

  • Perform research on operational metrics, advising on project risk by identifying potential issues or delays, developing and executing contingency plans in order to keep project on schedule.

  • Applying strong governance across all project delivery.

  • Consolidating information and provide timely status reporting by gather statistics and data to create various reports to support COO.

Required skills and experience:

  • Significant experience of managing complex PMO function within a Financial Services or similar regulated environment

  • Understanding of market specific software, licenses, Exchanges, rebates schemes

  • Experience of producing high quality management information from a variety of data source

  • Strong quantitative skills

  • Experience working with software development teams or production environment

  • An understanding of integration and testing activities (beneficial)

  • Experience of delivering change to business processes

  • Previous experience of working in a Business Analyst capacity and/or project coordination

  • Track record of building strong relationships with stakeholders including departmental heads and C-level Executives

  • Multilingual, with ideally business level

o English
o Polish
o Russian
o Ukrainian

  • Proficient use of Excel including use of formulas, data analysis and reports

Qualifications:

  • PRINCEII or PMP Certification qualification

  • Bachelor's degree