Front Office Project/Programme Lead - Equities

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Phoebe Cheung

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    PCH - Risk_1612197436

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:



  • Formalize stream scope & charters with the program manager
  • Prioritize topics within the stream and allocate resources accordingly
  • Coordinate stream resources (Business Analysts, SMEs, IT Dev, testers) with IT providers
  • Anticipate, identify, capture & drive to resolution any risk or issue potentially adversely impacting the On Time / On Scope / On Budget project implementation
  • Conduct & provide high-level business cases/ functional analysis on specific topics with the Business Analysts of the stream
  • Challenge and ensure timely completion of signed-off User Stories
  • Identify and actively manage to resolution dependencies, risk and issues
  • Provide regular and ad hoc stream reporting for program boards and various committees
  • Ensure compliance with IT lifecycle and delivery policies
  • Coordinate deliveries with Release manager
  • Coordinate testing with Test manager
  • Ensure compliance with the Group project lifecycle policy & framework
  • Participate and coordinate relevant Focus Groups with the appropriate owners
  • Ensure effective & appropriate project related communication to relevant senior stakeholders


  • Experienced product owner / stream leader with strong front-to-back functional experience and deep cross-functional understanding of capital market businesses
  • Strong front-to-back financial product knowledge
  • Strong cross-functional understanding (trade management / lifecycle)
  • Proven record in the Financial / Capital Market sector within an International organisation
  • Experiences with working in programmes and projects (Business and Market Finance) with strong IT components
  • Proven record in managing cross-functional projects and writing related documentation in English
  • Experiences with giving synthesizing complex information and preparing presentations to senior committees
  • Ideally at least 8-10 years of relevant experience delivering projects at global level

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