Posted 27 days ago by

Senior Associate, Program Management

Newport Beach, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. What we offer is the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

As Senior Associate, Program Management at Sapient Global Markets you will help to build compelling business and technology solutions for leaders in the financial services and commodities trading industry. You will play a variety of project support, client management and team leadership roles leading small teams or sub-tracks of work as part of larger, complex client engagements.

  • Develop and track project plans and provide regular status reporting with regards to time, scope, resources, budget, risk, and issue management.
  • Lead a small project team or track of work, define key project roles, and provide direction on overall project goals.
  • Assist the overall program leadership with day-to-day project management tasks.
  • Manage third-party partner and/or vendor.
  • Help manage client relationships and serve as day-to-day contact for client on track related communications.
  • Support preparation and facilitation of client meetings and conduct client workshops.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Significant project management experience in a consulting firm or other client-facing role.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in software development desired.
  • Relevant work experience in project management successfully delivering solutions within investment banking, asset management or commodities trading environments.
  • Deep experience in consulting firm or client-facing role.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project; knowledge of Visio.
  • Proven leadership capability, preferably with leadership experience leading teams of 4+ people
  • Ability to effectively work with globally distributed project teams and clients
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Very good facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Open to travel and work at client offices.
About Global Markets

Sapient Global Markets, a part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of services to today’s evolving financial and commodity markets. We provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and commodity centers worldwide, as well as in large technology development and operations outsourcing centers. For more information, visit

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.

*Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary for the known physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the Company’s business.

Sapient US is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants to Sapient US will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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