Product Control Project Manager

  • Job Reference: NJ0382
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs Limited
  • Location: Krakow
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description

Product Control Project Manager

Our Client is looking to recruit a Product Control Project Manager within Continental Europe Markets & Securities Services, Front Office trades market products and manages funding activities.

These activities scope a large set of products of which the complexity, diversity and level of risk lead to implement strong organisations to control and report drive by architecture and process rationalisation across locations.

The management of these activities have to be compliant with a regulation more and more strong regarding data quality, completeness and availability of the information.


The purpose of the role is to move product operations from Paris to Krakow Poland.

Hence, the need to speak French and English fluently.

  • The Project Manager from Product Control Change Delivery team has as primary objective to deliver change projects for Product Control, through a combination of detailed business analysis and project management
  • The book of work is mainly made up of Markets & Securities Services and Group Finance initiatives.

Main accountabilities of the Project Manager

  • Advanced project and governance management, in line with project management principles
  • Produce dashboard to report status, plan, risks and issues and budget tracking
  • Escalate issues as required to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Measure and report benefits
  • deliver process analysis and business requirements to time and quality
  • Be accountable for systems and process documentation
  • Participation in the Test strategy definition and coordinate UAT.
  • Ensure all project documentation is appropriately approved
  • Ensure process and architectures are aligned and simplified
  • Escalate issues as required to the appropriate stakeholder

Voice of Customer

  • Ensure customers’ needs are fully taken into account.
  • Ensure business deliverables are completely satisfied, on time and within budget
  • Prepare core BTF documents requiring customer input, especially Business Case, Term Of Reference, Target Operating Model
  • Prepare and agree plans, budgets and timeline / framework with customers


Leadership and teamwork

  • Provide professional coordination and leadership in the execution of day-to-day programme/project activities as appropriate to programme objectives and area of expertise.
  • Be able to work as a team to drive projects and deliveries

Major challenges

The Project Manager will work on complex projects which cover End to End processes from the booking of the tradethrough valuation, accounting and feeds into group and regulatory reports.

Ability to manage competing priorities. Skills in negotiation and influencing are needed for this position. Ability to coordinate, Global, Regional, and Business activities

Management of Risk

Ensure compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues

Maintains internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators.

Qualifications, skills and knowledge

  • ¨English and French are mandatory
  • ¨Skills in dispute and priority management.
  • ¨Skills in negotiation and influencing.
  • ¨Knowledge of market products (definition, valuation, accounting)
  • ¨Minimum of five years proven and progressive project management or Product Control experience.
  • ¨Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • ¨Knowledge of the business and functional units supported, products, services and processes and pertinent regulation impacting their delivery
  • ¨Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation, project management and written and verbal communication skills.
  • ¨Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects
  • ¨Time Management and organization skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • ¨Ability to work professionally with various levels of staff and management; strong teamwork
  • ¨Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation, project management and written and verbal communication skills.
  • ¨Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent experience.
  • ¨Project Management Institute (PMI) or Lean Six Sigma certification (Green belt) highly desirable
  • ¨Knowledge of BTF project methodology
  • ¨French Tax knowledge
  • ¨Liquidity and Regulatory capital knowledge.
  • ¨Knowledge of trading systems: Summit, Sophis, Murex, Calypso

The role will be based in Krakow Poland part of Finance Product Control Change.

Salary will be circa £70K or up to circa Euros 85K.

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