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Project Manager - Provides customer insights, data, and analytics for international banking - 25896

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 09, 2022
Job End Date: Oct 31, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118648
Location: Toronto
Project Manager
Location Address: Hybrid - WFH & on site at 44 King St 22-24 floor
Contract Duration: ASAP until Oct 31, 2022 – 5 months

• Is accountable for planning the end-to-end design of significant processes and programs (the full journey)
• Define and implement project governance for the program, including forums (working group/steering committee), reporting audience/cadence, RACI, communication/escalation protocols etc.
• Develop comprehensive project plans and support various stakeholders (business lines, technical SMES etc.) during all project phases, from initial development through implementation
• Works with analytics and understand data needs to ensure dependencies are met
• Monitor and report on project progress continuously, providing ongoing oversight and communication on critical path items, such as milestones and key deliverables
• Onboard initiatives to data platforms to ensure projects are executed on time
• Responsible for project and portfolio level reporting for all workstreams/use cases; includes tracking, financial and status reporting, executive dashboard etc.
• Host project meetings with teams and steering committees; providing updates on milestones, RACI, workflow, communication, and team norms
• Identifies and recommends opportunities to leverage, reuse and scale across use cases
• Ability to manage ambiguity, uncertainty and changing priorities; appropriately informs project stakeholders

Must Have Skills:
1) 5-7 years of IT Project Management experience, with experience in large enterprises, preferably in the banking industry
2) 3+ years of Program Management Experience, preferably within financial institutions
3) Track record managing projects of high complexity, high risk and large budgets ($10 Million+)
4) Demonstrated knowledge of project management tools (e.g., CA PPM) and techniques

Nice-To-Have Skills:
1) Understanding of Agile project management principles and practices and experience managing projects in an Agile environment

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline preferred
PMP certification preferred
Scrum Master Certification (CSM) and/or master’s degree / MBA are an asset