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40282- Int. Project Manager to support Application project for the banking client

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 06, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 05, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118925
Location: Toronto
The role: Int. Project Manager
Location: remote
Duration: 12 months with possible extension

Summary: Responsible for establishing and leading assigned IT projects which have been initiated by the Accountable Executive. These include launching new products and services, application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Must Haves:
  • Application projects expertise
  • Knowledge of SDLC
  • Banking industry experience
  • Waterfall
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools (e.g. Clarity, MS Project, SharePoint repositories)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Directs complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners
  • Accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering assigned projects, including all business, operational and IT deliverables.
  • Manages all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with matrix business, corporate and IT partners to oversee all phases of the project, and to ensure that related project processes are completed as required (including, as applicable, change management, process management, transition to business/operations, system development, quality management, etc.).
  • Within the context of the assigned project, responsible for building and sustaining the day-to-day relationships and communications (including project briefings) with stakeholders at various levels of the organization, including executive level, as well as other internal and external resources.
  • Chairs regular core team and key governance forums (e.g. Steering Committees, Operating Committees, Decision Forums) to review progress with key constituents.
  • Represents the interests of the project or program in various project governance and inter-department forums.
  • Ensures the mechanisms of change management (plans , processes, tools) are in place and effectively executed. Ensures project issues and risks are identified, quantified, managed and tracked.
  • Develops strategies to appropriately mitigate risks. Ensures risks, assumptions and constraints are appropriately communicated and escalated when necessary.
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
  • Develops project artifacts including charter, integrated plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related PM artifacts, while complying with applicable enterprise standards(e.g. Risk, Audit, Compliance).
  • Monitors and controls the project.
  • Proposes recommendations and adjustments to the overall project manager (or Accountable Executive, as applicable) and publishes periodic project status reports.
  • Contributes to improve the best practices of the project management community within the Enterprise to help drive consistency, transparency and execution excellence on projects