Project Manager – AML

  • Date Posted Sep 2, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 12990

Integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork, do you hold them all? Do you have ideas and ideals? Are you a great advisor and a coordinator? Are you a versatile self-starter who can adapt quickly to new environments? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Project Manager – AML who will establish and direct IT projects which have been initiated by the Accountable Executive. The ideal candidate will launch new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, business acquisition and integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployment. The successful candidate will direct large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners.The individual will be an accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering assigned strategic projects, including all business, operational and IT deliverables.


  • Manage all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with matrix business, corporate and IT partners to oversee all phases of the project, and to ensure that related project processes are completed as required (including, as applicable, change management, process management, transition to business/operations, system development, quality management, etc.)
  • Responsible for building and sustaining the day-to-day relationships and communications (including project briefings) with stakeholders at various levels of the organization, including the executive level, as well as other internal and external resources
  • Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
  • Ensure there is a clear linkage between the business vision/context and the project scope and objectives
  • Chair regular core team and key governance forums (e.g. Steering Committees, Operating Committees, Decision Forums) to review progress with key constituents
  • Represent the interests of the project or program in various project governance and inter-department forums
  • Manage scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
  • Develop or ensure the development of project artifacts including charter, integrated  plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related PM artifacts, while complying with applicable enterprise standards (e.g. Project Management, Risk, Audit, Compliance)
  • Monitor and control the project
  • Propose recommendations and adjustments to the Accountable Executive and publishes periodic project status reports
  • Vendor and supplier managements
  • Leading requirements design, programming and testing
  • Contribute to improving the best practices of the project management community within the Enterprise to help drive consistency, transparency and execution excellence on projects

Desired Skill Set:

  • 5 years of experience with PMing Application Development/ IT
  • 10 years of experience with Workforce 
  • Really good understanding of waterfall lifecycle phases and categories
  • Experience with Project financial control (high-level forecast accuracy)
  • Experience working with program/portfolio manager needs to be comfortable working within them and receiving requests from them
  • Experience with MS Projects
  • Great communication skills need clear speaking skills
  • Be able to communicate with stakeholders

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with AML Project enterprise-wide
  • Experience with Clarity

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