Project Manager

Guggenheim Partners

(New York, New York)
Full Time Travel Required
Job Posting Details
About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $290 billion1 in assets under management. Across our three primary businesses of investment management, investment banking, and insurance services, we have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions.
Guggenheim is seeking an exceptional candidate with a background in project management to join its Corporate Credit Operations team. This person will be responsible for planning, organizing, and driving each project through the project lifecycle. They will focus on driving results by working with multiple teams, analyzing issues and backing up findings with data. This role may require some travel to the Chicago office as needed.
* Plan, organize, and drive projects throughout the project lifecycle following strict deadlines. * Provide recommendations on business analysis to be utilized by management. * Ensure the analysis is in sync with the projects goals and document findings. * Analyze data and be able to pull out the information and the story it is providing. * Ensure that business and technical resources are appropriately interacting and working toward the same goal. * Help define and document business requirements needed to support business initiatives. * Contribute to project plans and consistently deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentation materials. * Help design, document and implement appropriate policies and procedures. * Implement, administer and manage ongoing processes required for SSAE16 in addition to other audit and regulatory mandates. * Ensure staff is appropriately trained on new responsibilities, applications, policies and procedures and that the transfer of ownership and accountability is clear. * Assist with system and vendor relationships as needed. * Provide assistance on various ad-hoc and special projects as directed by management. * Liaison between Operations and internal and external Information Technology providers. * Work closely with the operational functions including On-Boarding, Transaction Operations, Security Setup & Pricing, Private Fund Analysis, Loan Closing, Corporate Actions, Investment Accounting, Reconciliations, Performance, Reporting and Business Technology.
Ideal Candidate
**Skills & Experience Required** * Undergraduate degree with at least 5 years’ experience in project management, analysis and financial services. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of proven experience in both technology and asset management operations. * Must have a sound working knowledge of bank loan and fixed income securities. * Experience and understanding of Project Lifecycles and Systems Development Life Cycles. * Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products required. * Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures in a push toward constant improvement. * Must be a hands-on leader and be willing to roll up their sleeves to perform any and all responsibilities needed to ensure success. **In addition, the ideal candidate will be or have** * Exceptional communication & listening skills with the ability to ask pointed and open-end questions necessary to bring group consensus. * Positive thinker with phenomenal motivational and coaching skills. * Organized, detail oriented and extremely thorough while having the confidence and communication skills to ensure work processes are completed accurately and appropriately. * Demonstrated ability to design, document and implement processes that improve the accuracy and timing of work products and business activities. * Must be able to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously. * Team oriented individual with ability to work well with diverse groups. * Able to translate between technical and business leaders at the highest levels.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Reports to Director and Senior Managing Director of Loan


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