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Business Analyst/ Project Manager, Private Markets

  • Compensation: 700 - 900 hourly
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #18782

The Position

Role Title: Business Analyst/ Project Manager, Private Markets

Location: New York, USA


Position Description



Our New York office is looking for an excellent business analyst/project manager (BA/PM) to help lead the implementation and delivery of technology solutions in support of the established and rapidly evolving Private Markets business. Working closely with a variety of teams in New York, Europe and Asia, the PM/BA will help define projects and manage the successful execution and completion of those projects as part of the overall roadmap.


The Private Markets business includes all significant strategies in private equity and credit as well as other Private Market products such as funds of Hedge Funds, Consumer Brands. Additionally, new product development is an important component of this business. Developing technology solutions for new products is a component of this role





    • Business Analysis: The BA/PM will analyze the requirements of the business users to ensure that the project meets functional and operational goals.  The BA/PM will work with business and technology teams to capture and document requirements, business flows and participate in testing.
    • Work with the business teams to understand business processes, improvements and system requirements
    • Capture and document requirements as part of agile development projects
    • Work with external vendors to implement changes and manage change requests
    • Work with internal QA, business and technical teams to ensure testing and acceptance of changes
    • Work with business teams to deploy systems, provide training and process improvement


    • Project Management: The BA/PM will work with business and technology leaders to structure and manage projects.  This includes planning and tracking task execution, deliverables, issues and communication across business and technology teams.
    • Management of individual projects to achieve project goals. 
    • Definition of project scope, resourcing, deliverables, impact and business value.
    • Ongoing assessment of requirements to ensure the delivered solutions are meeting the stated requirements.
    • Communication of the status of deliverables, key issues, risks & dependencies





    • 5-10 years of project management experience
    • Financial Domain Expertise – Must be experienced with core processes across the Private Equity domain. 
    • Excellent business analysis skills – Must have a strong track record of working with business teams to successfully capture requirements, ensure delivered systems meet requirements and drive process improvements
    • Detail-Oriented with excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving and follow-through skills
    • Organized with the ability to prioritize and manage client expectations across multiple, competing projects/priorities with aggressive due dates and quick turn-around times
    • Strong project management skills – Must have track record of successful definition and delivery of projects.  Experience with Project and Program management best practices and experience applying them in an appropriate manner.
    • Team oriented, collaborative approach with ability to take initiative, prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet client expectations and deadlines across multiple projects.
    • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; ability to manage different working styles to effectively influence partners.
    • Executive presence, professional client service manner, ability to take initiative and interact with all levels of management and adapt to business needs.
    • Collaborative working style focused on building relationships with partners.
    • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
    • Ability to see the big picture and the details – Must be able to step back from day-to-day to ensure that overall project goals and direction are well managed.


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