Delivery Manager

Washington, DC

Posted: 08/05/2019 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 12503106

Job Description

Our business strategy, design and technology consultancy was founded in 2002 and has a deep pool of business and technology talent globally. We specialize in helping clients realize transformational change at an industrial scale for key strategic technology investments that advance their business. Our clients are top tier banking and other financial institutions - banks, hedge funds. Clearing houses and exchanges.

Client has an immediate need to hire Delivery Manager. This will include business critical projects: strategic organizational change, real-time risk, electronic and algorithmic trading for the front office.


-Responsible for all aspects of successful project delivery.

-Manage the financials of the project:

*Manage the Lab49 estimation process to arrive at an appropriate and commercially viable estimate Track delivery against budget and forecast any likely deviations

-Manage the project personnel

*Identify the needed skills and negotiate the right team (with central resourcing)

*Manage the individuals and the team to their optimal performance; provide feedback as needed, coach individuals (or arrange support as needed), adjust resourcing as needed

*Facilitate team brainstorming and collaboration

-Manage the deliverable scope and quality

*Understand the business and technical domain sufficiently to ensure that the deliverables meet expectations

*Set up appropriate review, testing, and other processes to ensure deliverables meet the high Lab49 standards

*Actively manage all scope elements Lead contractual change request process when adjustments are to be formally memorialized

-Manage the client

*Know your client: know who the key players are and quickly learn how to manage them

*Ensure client is aligned with contractual deliverables and approach team is taking

*Manage client dependencies

*Manage messaging and negotiate appropriate outcomes when there are deviations from expectations

-Manage plan and tracking

*Construct predictable plans that the team and project stakeholders are aligned on

*Use data driven tracking, daily Identify risks and actively manage to minimize impact

*Participate in risk review meetings with peer panel, articulate issues and risks

-Manage all elements of project reporting and communication

*Construct appropriate status reporting and other communication as needed to ensure all project stakeholders are well-informed and aligned

Skills & Knowledge

-Strong Project Management skills: planning, tracking, risk identification and mitigation

-People management

-Stakeholder management

-Agile development methodologies

-Working knowledge of the capital markets, trading and risk management

-Working knowledge of typical financial flows and architecture

-Excellent communication skills; able to represent the team, project and firm in all manner of client situations

-Willingness and ability to get " hands-on as needed; testing software, writing and confirming requirements with client, writing test plans


-Minimum 5 years of experience managing the implementation of financial systems

-Minimum 5 years of experience managing teams 5 12 people Minimum 10 years of experience in IT Industry, ideally within finance Account management, add-on sales experience a plus Software development experience a plus


Undergraduate degree, ideally in Computing Science or related field

Formal training in finance

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Susan Abrams

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