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Assistant Project Manager (Equities trading)Harbridge Partners Limited
  • Central
  • HK$35,000 - 55,000 /month (negotiable)
  • Posted on 22 Oct 2019
Assistant Project Manager (Equities trading)Harbridge Partners Limited

Job Highlights

  • project management,business analysis,IT projects
  • equity derivatives algorithmic trading,AT/QA/UAT
  • equities trading,APAC,regulatory,project solutions

Job Description

The Company

Our client is one of the largest international electronic brokerage firm, also one of the premier securities firms with over $5 billion in equity capital, consists of subsidiaries operating on most major stock, option, futures, forex, bond, ETF and CFD exchanges worldwide.



  • Assist the Senior Project Manager in performing project management and business analysis works for analytics implementation projects in APAC regions, focusing on equities and equity derivatives algorithmic trading.
  • Participate in preparing functional and technical specification on IT projects, conduct system review including system architecture, database structure and program flow. Provide guidance to AT/QA/UAT Testing Project members.
  • The selected candidate is expected to have experience and understanding in the equities trading life cycle in order to implement business analyst, specing, project management, implementation & testing work.
  • Challenging programming requests from local business units to validate if it is truly necessary and assessing its priority.
  • Drafting initial task/project requirements in Confluence for senior PM review.
  • Running database queries using SQL to retrieve data to support ongoing projects (e.g. issue investigations, solution design, impacted clients).
  • Identifying new projects base on the circumstance of the corporation in particular in regarding their activities in APAC region.
  • Capturing, documenting and verifying requirements, writing specifications, assigning actionable task to relevant teams, tracking & following up on task progress
  • Conducting flow analysis for company's electronic algorithmic equities trading.
  • Assist on overall delivery of equities business initiatives and comply with the respective compliance requirements from various regulatory authorities in different jurisdiction, in particular the SFC.
  • Collaborate with clients accounts managers, traders, the APAC Head of Legal and Compliance and development teams to implement accurate, compliant and forward-looking solution.
  • Assisting senior PMs in monitoring the implementation progress, tracking and escalating any issues.
  • Using DB data retrieved to generate reports tracking the impact of projects on business and to identify business areas we may want to improve,
  • Understanding of regulatory & exchange requirements, identifying loop holes and bugs in our systems and flows and implement necessary changes to be compliant.
  • Anticipates potential trading error risks and instruct the development teams to build effective tools and processes to mitigate them.
  • Assist on handling Regulatory routine requirement such as Inspections and internal audits from PM perspective.
  • Assist the Senior PM on full life cycle projects management from problem identification, key projects parameters, project solutions, projects resourcing and implementation to post project user/ stakeholders satisfaction/ reviews to solutions testing and refinement.
  • This role will report to the APAC Senior Project Manager, and there is considerable scope for management and team mentoring opportunities as the team and projects scope expands.
  • Someone form an IT, Software or Financial Services technical project management background is ideal in this multi functional , full life cycle role.



  • Degree holder in Computer Science, Financial Engineering or any relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in any business analyst / project management area, preferably with well-known international institutions.
  • Good analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions.
  • Self-motivated candidates with leadership ability will find a highly rewarding career within a stable organisation with aggressive global growth.
  • Exhibiting deep understanding of business and market rules.
  • Excellent command in English is Mandatory.
  • Developing new products & processes to grow the business,
  • Improving existing processes & products to gain efficiencies.
  • Resolving High priority or day-to-day issues.
  • Designing & Implementing strategic projects (full lifecycle).
  • Rolling out enhancements to meet regulatory obligations.
  • Someone who has a hybrid of skills including projects specifications writing, software development, projects management, UAT and post projects quality assurance and improvements and improvements.
  • Deep attention to detail and organisational skills



  • Western and friendly company culture.
  • Competitive yearend bonus.
  • Great annual leave package
  • Great Career progression.
  • Fully comprehensive medical insurance and personal insurance
  • Great MPF Pension Scheme

Additional Information

Career Level




Years of Experience

3 years

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

About Harbridge Partners Limited


HARBRIDGE PARTNERS is a boutique, executive search and human capital consultancy firm.

We are an Asia-based, premier human capital consultancy and recruitment specialist in the  Legal, Tax, Compliance, Risk, Audit, Internal Audit, Corporate Governance, Infrastructure (Middle Office), Information Security/ Technology and Sales & Marketing, fields.

Due to client requests, we launched our Private Banking / Private Wealth Management Division, servicing all levels of requirements from  Private Bankers, Wealth Planners, Tax Consultants to Portfolio Managers, Credit Specialists and support staff.

Our front-line  Sales & Marketing Practice, is now headed by an ex-investment banker.

Our Legal, GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) and Internal Audit Practice is managed by a multi-award winning specialist Legal and Compliance Recruitment Consultant, with over 14 years specialist experience recruiting in these araes.

The founding members have over 35 years relevant executive search and direct industry experience within our specialist industry sectors. We believe we are one of the very few- if not the first, specialist Corporate Governance and Private Banking / Wealth Management recruitment firm comprised of top ex-industry professionals or experienced recruitment specialists specifically focussed on the Asia Pacific. 

We assist our global and local clients in Asia with identifying, developing and recruiting the world’s top talent, exclusively for the fast growing markets of the Asia Pacific regions.

Most of our consultants are multi-lingual and speak fluent English as well as another Asian Language.


HARBRIDGE PARTNERS believe in developing long term relationships through open communication, trust and good, honest, ethical hard work as the foundation of our recruitment practices.

Our consultants have won industry recongnition in their specialist areas, for example such as The Asiamoney Polls.

We hope that you will find our market knowledge, professionalism and personal approach, a refreshing change. 

To better serve our clients, we have plans to launch our Singapore and Shenzehn offices soon. If you are a recruitment consultant, looking for a truely international working environment and a total commitment to Asia, please do get in touch.

HARBRIDGE PARTNERS - Delivering Unparalleled Talent

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others

Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus