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Int. Project Manager to integrate complex technical projects, and act as a Scrum Master for a mobile agile squad for a large banking client - 136609

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 01, 2022
Job End Date: Aug 01, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 121700
Location: Toronto
Title: Project Manager
Contract: 12 months (Very likely to be extended)
Location: 88 Queensquay (Flexible from remote/hybrid however must be within GTA)

The Bank's Mobile Banking platform is the primary digital channel for our customers and the bank with over 5 million active users, and is among the top 25 digital leaders globally with high customer satisfaction in North America. We are also the recipients of the JD Power Award for Canadian Banking Mobile App customer satisfaction. Much of this success has been driven by our team’s delivery excellence and throughput, which has allowed us to release large numbers of quality digital capabilities into production.

In this role, you will be working as a technical Project Manager delivering projects for Mobile, managing the end-to-end delivery on a series of new features.
These features are typically complex technical integration projects, involving changes and integration on various mid-tier or core systems within RBC, as well as the development of business requirements and user experience. You will also be the Scrum Master for a Mobile Agile squad.

In our Engagement pillar, our projects tend to be focused on the transactional banking capabilities (INTERAC e transfer, transfer
funds, international money transfer, etc). There may be other features geared towards elevated engagement needs (ie financial literacy, Digital money management)

As Technical Project Manager
• Apply hands-on technical project management for all phases of the software development lifecycle, across different technology platforms internal and external to RBC, and enabling successful feature-completion & launch.
• Build and manage relationships with all project stakeholders both internal and external to your project. This will include internal and external clients, senior management, keeping stakeholders informed of progress and issues in order to demonstrate expectations on all project requirements and deliverables.
• Help to identify and communicate a clear vision of the project’s objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve them.
• Create an environment that enables peak performance by team members, maintaining and growing our team culture.
• Communicate effectively with regards to backend infrastructure and other technology teams, leveraging the team’s expertise
• Drive and participate in recommending an appropriate action plans with your working understanding of the technical solution
• Leverage risk and change management skills on projects - plan day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
• Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives.
As Scrum Master
• Coordinate and run sprint events as per scrum best practices
• Monitor and improve the scrum process and project progress; helping solve impediments in the development process.
• Coach the scrum team to apply appropriate processes to create successful products, enable them to take charge and ownership of the squad’s deliverables
• Foster self-organized and collaborative scrum team; sheltering the team from outside distractions to keep focus mainly on the agreed sprint goals.
• Ensure scrum principles and approaches are understood correctly by the development team and stakeholders; maximizing the performance of the team.

Must Haves:

•Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Project
JIRA and Confluence
• 7+ years of tech industry experience and/or project management experience of client facing products
• Experience in Iterative Delivery and/or Agile, working with multiple partners, internal and external technology vendors as applicable, potentially in different time zones
• Successfully manage a team of 10 or more people in a matrixed environment
• Prior experience or education in software development or an equivalent technical background

Nice to Have:

• Previous experience in banking or financial services in a Sr PM capacity
• Previous experience at a startup or running your own company
• Previous experience with solution architecture
 • PMP certification
• Scrum Master Certification