Junior Exchange Project Management
Posted on 3/8/2022
ION Group

1,001-5,000 employees

Holding company
Company Overview
ION software wants to help improve decision-making, increase efficiency, simplify complex processes and empower people. They enable financial institutions, central banks and corporations to digitize and automate their most business critical processes.
Woking, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Degree level education
  • At least 2 years' project management experience within the financial markets, ISV technology, data vendors, market data and/or trading technology sector
  • Clear, accurate and concise communicator with strict attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Experience adapting complex technical written and verbal communication to be suitable for a for a non-technical audience
  • Team player who is able to establish and maintain strong working relationships with vendors, suppliers and co-workers
  • Organised with the ability to prioritise own workload and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Commercial exposure to managing cost centres and price increases
  • Technical awareness of the exchange network and extranet landscape
  • Basic understanding of network terminology
  • Project Manager in charge of overseeing regulatory, operational and strategic projects through the full delivery lifecycle, for a subset of the 200+ vendors supporting connectivity in ION Markets
  • Commercial ownership of the budget for vendors connectivity expenditure
  • Management of key vendor relationships
  • Commercial and procedural infrastructure expert for vendors allocated
  • Ownership of procurement requirements associated with project spend
  • Communication amongst a varied set of internal and external stakeholders
  • Drive strategic cost saving initiatives by reviewing vendors spend, particularly related to new acquisitions from ION Group
  • Central coordinator for vendor mandated events (business continuity testing, disaster recovery testing, conformance testing etc)
  • Responsible for onboarding of new ION Markets customers connections to vendor interfaces
  • Owner of vendor specific documentation (e.g. external documentation, operational guides)