Business Tech Manager

Job Title: Business Tech Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
REF: OJATAM3_1560348107
Contact Name: Jack Sears
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates have been mandated by a leading UK asset management firm based in London to search for an experienced IT project manager on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity for an IT & project professional to oversee the IT functions and to ensure successful delivery of multiple programmes. The client offers a very desirable working culture and the chance to join a market-leading asset manager.

To apply for this position, you must have experience of the following:

  • Undergraduate degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience, including successfully managing large projects from inception to completion
  • Established ability to manage and improve business processes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate to consensus
  • Proven project-management skills and experience
  • Ability to generate creative approaches and solutions
  • Strong communication skills
  • MS PowerPoint expert
  • Financial services or fin tech experience (5+ years)

Typical day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Assumes ownership of program / project from initiation through delivery. Leads project team members, both business and IT, in the implementation of new services to existing services, capabilities, and processes.
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and manages business activities and resources required to deliver project solutions.
  • Ensures effective communication, written and / or verbal, of project / program status regularly to key project stakeholders and management.
  • Serves as a key business, technical and project resource / liaison between IT, Testing, vendors, and internal business partners throughout the project life cycle.
  • Identifies, evaluates, elevates, and resolves problems that impact the completion/quality of the project. Ensures coverage of operational and technological issues in discussion of new products and services.
  • Maintains cross-platform technical knowledge, understands browsers, performance and infrastructure; identifies crossover opportunities and solutions. Proactively tests internal and external applications and actively supports elevation activities.
  • Initiates, leads and participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

This is a permanent opportunity based in London paying up to £70000 (plus benefits) dependant on experience.