Sr. IT Project Manager to lead Application development projects following agile methodology for a major banking client - 26067

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 3
Start Date: Jun 06, 2022
Job End Date: Oct 31, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 119154
Location: Toronto
Sr. IT Project Manager to lead  Application development projects following agile methodology for a major banking client - 26067

Contract Length: till Oct 31st 2022 (likely extension or conversion to FTE)
Location: WFH (once on site - downtown Toronto)

Story Behind the Need:
Business Group: Project Delivery & Support (PD&S) is a centralized project management office that supports various technology teams across the bank.
Project: As a Project Manager in PD&S, you will lead multiple projects across business lines and technologies, using various project management methodologies and tools. You will work in a culturally diverse environment while providing our Technology and Business partners with best-in-class project management expertise.

Typical Day in the Role:
  • Manage and ensure the successful delivery of complex projects involving multiple teams from different groups across the bank, as well as external vendors when required
  • Accountable for planning the end-to-end design of significant processes and projects (the entire journey)
  • Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain high functioning project teams
  • Influences business project decisions with a direct impact on financials or operating results
  • Provides technical advice and leads the development of the roadmap within the context of a technical specialty
  • Ability to independently run executive Steerco meetings with Group Heads, EVPs, and SVPs
  • Champions a customer-focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge. Recommends technical strategy within a technical domain, may investigate and evaluate new technologies
  • Work with executive sponsors and business managers to prioritize requirements, issues, and deliverables
  • Create and maintain risk/issue logs and escalate issues to stakeholders and steering committee as appropriate
  • Defines and maintains the roadmap and project budget
Must Have Skills:
  1. 5-7 years of experience as a Project Manager, managing large complex projects that have significant IT and operational components, preferably in the financial services industry
    • Prior experience working on digital enhancement, upgrade, or refresh projects. 
  2. Excellent track record managing projects of high/medium complexity, high/medium risk and budgets (up to $10 Million+) dealing with multiple stakeholders
  3. PMP certification or working towards
  4. Knowledge of project management tools and techniques (e.g., CA PPM, MS Projects, JIRA, Visio, Agile/Scrum, Waterfall etc.)
Nice to Have Skills:
  1. Experience with Salesforce Implementations 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline
Interview Process:
  • 1 round video interview