Reference Data Project Manager - NO 3rd Parties - job id 31145

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Reference Data Project Manager - NO 3rd Parties

W2 Only

Wall Street

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David Leak


(646) 690-5124


(646) 690-5124

A Long Term, Investment Banking, Front-Office Product Reference Data Project Management Contract.

W2 Only!!

Contact: David Leak via email with Job ID DL31145 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: New York, NY

Skills required for the position: Instrument Reference Data, Equities, Project Management, SDLC

Detailed Info: The candidate will be responsible for project management of the strategic front-office reference data program, focusing on Client and Instrument/Product reference data. The role encompasses performing detailed project planning, management reporting, resourcing planning and prioritizations across multiple development/business groups. The individual must be able to work in a dynamic and fast passed environment.


  • Builds and maintains strong relationship with Leads/Stakeholders in the business to ensure alignment with client needs, business requirements and project management resources.

  • Lead consolidated stakeholder meetings, providing program updates, risks, issues and remediation's.

  • Establishes the governance (decision making) structure for the program/project and manage/escalate issues and risks to the appropriate management levels.

  • Responsible for Service Delivery including SLA adherence and issues/incidents.

  • Reviews performance against SLAs / KPIs and directs appropriate interventions to address and meet changing client needs and business priorities.

  • Manages the Equities reference data project plan / book of work and mitigates any risk and issues as they are identified.

  • Continue to foster relationship with the enterprise data management team continuing to enhance the engagement model between the enterprise and LOB-aligned data team.

  • Continue to build out proactive data quality checks to ensure data is accurate and timely.

  • Ensure solution delivery model adhering to the Equities Strategic Architecture.

  • Partner with enterprise reference data teams for delivering best of breed solutions.

Development/Computing Environment:

  • Proven track record in building Client Static Data and Instrument master solutions is required.

  • Working knowledge of Client and Instrument / Product reference data domain and understand it's usage in Equity front office applications like OMS, EMS, Algos, Regulatory Reporting, etc.

  • Extensive experience in delivering technical and/or operational data management solutions in the Financial Services Industry meeting the needs of equities front-office trading.

  • Knowledge of global markets holiday calendars is a plus.

  • Understanding of corporate actions events and impact on trading is required.

  • Broad knowledge of related reference data solutions in the marketplace is needed

  • Experience and knowledge for Equities Trading platforms

  • Knowledge of Equities divisional products and flows is essential

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, networking and influencing skills; excellent consumer relationship management skill with service-oriented mind-set

  • Ability to work across multiple global business groups and domains.

  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment;

  • Possess excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office products including Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint & Visio.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Project Management and/or Computer Science (or equivalent certifications and relevant work experience)


The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 31145