IT Project Manager – Application Migration / Cloud

  • Date Posted May 17, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14537

Do you love working collaboratively in Agile? Do you enjoy developing relationships with influential stakeholders? If yes, this could be your next opportunity!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for an IT Project Manager – Application Migration / Cloud who will be responsible for planning, managing and delivering distinct projects through all specific phases in alignment with business and/or enterprise strategies. This individual may manage several small to medium-size projects at any given time with a low to medium complexity risk profile and time horizon generally ranging from short to medium term. This candidate may support projects within multiple CTO portfolios.

Responsibilities:

  • Indirectly manage an LoB project team consisting of Business Analysts, Business SMEs and technology resources (where applicable) under the 1 PM project & resource management framework or Next Evolution of Work (NEW) in future; Manages the project team, stakeholders and key project deliverables
  • Engage executive sponsors to drive out business cases to support project execution
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
  • Establish effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engage the correct levels to support the direction of the project
  • Provide ongoing communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Business Project Owner, Program Manager and Portfolio Manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner
  • Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management)
  • Provide advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management
  • Collaborate with appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery
  • Executes project management deliverables within budget and as per the approved project plan, working with business partners to develop the content of those deliverables
  • Develops, monitors and tracks project plans throughout the project lifecycle
  • Monitors project health continuously and engage management as required if project health changes
  • Monitors and controls the work related to each deliverable
  • Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
  • Generate cost estimates and provides general financial management, incorporating risk, by leveraging appropriate tools, templates,
  • Proactively identify and track project risk, and project issues and develop mitigation plans to manage risk and issues
  • Champions project governance and processes
  • Owns the accurate reporting of status, risks and project financials (i.e., data quality) in the bank’s enterprise reporting system
  • Accurately forecast and manage assigned budget to provide monthly financial reporting for projects in alignment with Finance standards
  • Provides project reporting, including technology spend, and ad-hoc analysis and presents issues requiring attention by senior management. Escalates issues, as required
  • Identifies discrepancies between financial forecasts and actuals and escalates material discrepancies and adjusts scope, schedule or budget as appropriate
  • Manages resource and capacity management process for assigned projects for all project resources, external contractors/consultants and coordination of competing priorities
  • Ensure the project spending approval policy is followed
  • Support vendor management and strategic sourcing process, managing RFP activities and partnering with vendor(s) to ensure efficient and effective project delivery
  • Apply principles of project management life cycle methodologies, tools and best practices, ensuring that appropriate documentation, change and risk/issue management practices are in place

Desired Skill Set:

  • 7+ years of full life cycle project management experience
  • 7 years of experience with technologies or projects involving Security, Infrastructure, Application Integration, Application Migration, Cloud technologies
  • Exposure to financial management with respect to tracking, forecasting and managing project budget
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering projects leveraging Agile methodology
  • Strong Project & Time Management Skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong team player with the ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders of…
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • University Degree

Nice to have:

  • 3 years of development experience in Java and Angular
  • PMP, ACP, CSM or CSP designation

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