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Senior IT Scrum Master/Project Manager-3546

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 27, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 30, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120258
Location: Toronto
Job Posting Title:   Project Manager - Senior - RECRUITED - CAN
Description:   Senior IT Scrum Master/Project Manager
6 months to start 
  • As a Senior Project Manager in Enterprise Services Team, the incumbent will be responsible for planning, managing, and implementing projects in support of business plans and goals. The Senior Scrum Master/Project Manager role has a direct responsibility for complete life cycle management and accountability of project initiatives assigned, ensuring compliance to  project management policies, standards and procedures. The role has a direct reporting relationship to the Enterprise Services Chief Technology team and works on projects assigned with a matrix management model.
Main Accountabilities
  •  Manage Project teams for delivery of Infrastructure projects via Waterfall, Agile methodology working collaboratively with stakeholders, communicating with executives and deal with varied types of projects in any given portfolio.
  • Manage client relations to ensure that project delivery expectations are specified and met
  • Lead large, complex projects through the various stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Manage all phases of IT application projects from initiation to closure while leveraging best PM practice standards and processes
  • Develop detailed work plans, project schedules, estimates, and resource plans using burn charts and Kanban boards.
  • Engage project stakeholders and communicate project updates to ensure buy in and project success (examples: meetings, status updates, Scrum daily stand ups)
  • Motivate and provide clear direction to project team
  • Successfully manage scope changes, risks, issues and actions
  • Work with multi-site project teams across time zones
  • Create project deliverables that meet/exceed the project sponsor's specified expectations
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
Must haves
  • 7-10+ years of project management experience within financial services 
  • Extensive experience leading agile teams following kanban/ scrum methodology
  • CSM Certification
  • Data analytics knowledge/experience
  • AWS and Cloud experience
Nice to haves:
  •  PMP certification or equivalent
  • KMP Certification
  • Familiarity with insurance and finance industry