Overbond is hiring a

R&D - Product and Project Manager

Montréal, Canada
About Us

We’re a leading financial technology company in the institutional debt capital markets - the largest capital market globally and the lifeline of finance world - that is laser focused on transforming how global investment banks, institutional investors, corporations and governments can better assess market risks through AI analytics, price discover and obtain real-time market signals. Our team consists of individuals with deep expertise, from both a technical and industry perspective, that are truly motivated by the fact that we are making a significant impact on how global capital markets obtain analytics. We value sharp minds, integrity, high performance, collaboration, and purpose. Our mindset is to innovate and challenge convention. At Overbond, we believe that change is the only constant and that problems are opportunities in disguise.

The Opportunity

Passionate. Expert. Attentive. Motivated. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join this critical, customer-facing team at R&D Labs that ensures the successful data aggregation, modeling experimentation and application of the latest academic and industry knowledge. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and delivering projects on several strategic initiatives by impacting tactical decision-making across all functional areas of the R&D Labs. Key responsibilities will be helping to establish the direction, coordination, implementation and tracking/reporting of multiple key projects delivery, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization. The ideal candidate combines outstanding project management acumen, process development and communication skills. You will use internal and external resources to plan and create project plans to make recommendations and help drive business decisions. You will collaborate and influence senior leadership and a variety of other stakeholders and will have a passion for analytics and process development. You will collaborate with our Product, Technology, Marketing, and Sales teams to ensure that our customers are successful and enthusiastically using our AI analytics stemming from R&D Labs while identifying opportunities or pain points along the way. This is a fantastic opportunity to take initiative and produce tangible results!

What You'll Do

  • Lead and support strategic initiatives through: research and data analysis, developing strategic recommendations and presenting conclusions
  • Plan and implement business process projects and research priorities
  • Develop tracking reports to understand performance across project changes, operations, new product launches and features as they relate to R&D Labs
  • Own and lead the analytical process behind a wide range of topics within the division
  • Develop, design, and execute analysis to support critical business decisions through status and project reports
  • Help define project scope, goals and deliverable's; define tasks and required resources
  • Present reports on progress as well as problems while providing solutions
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs

What You'll Need

  • University Degree in Business Administration or Commerce
  • 1-3 years project management experience
  • Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of project management methodologies and processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong analytical skills combined with effective process development abilities
  • Naturally curious with a strong determination to work around obstacles and attention to detail
  • Ability to create and present to all levels of the organization including to the Executive Leadership team
  • Take ownership, initiative and is self-directed with a strategic mindset

What We Offer

  • The challenge and opportunity of joining an exciting startup company
  • Opportunity to work on a real R&D scope of work and product
  • Lots of opportunity for learning and self-development
  • Ability to contribute in all stages of R&D work and influence product development

Successful candidate(s) will have a truly exciting opportunity to be part of the industry leading financial technology company changing the way how global investment banks, institutional investors, corporations and governments access the capital markets AI analytics. The candidate will work with top notch industry professionals and will be given ample amount of opportunities to learn and contribute.

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