Project Manager – Wealth/Integration Projects

  • Date Posted Sep 20, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13082

Are you a versatile self-starter with demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with attention to detail? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Project Manager – Wealth/Integration Projects who will plan, coordinate and supervise complex informatics assignments. The ideal candidate will design and apply new methods and procedures and coordinate systems development for major applications, define project requirements including information and data needs, business analysis, and programming. The individual will develop, plan, analyze, evaluate and assign priorities to deliverables and requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Define project phases, set deadlines, and manage staff
  • Develop project plans with milestones
  • Coordinate all meetings and interface with business units, staff, and service providers
  • Responsible for the oversight and execution of multiple projects and project managers
  • Manage broad and highly complex teams and projects involving significant scope and complexity
  • Set direction at an operational level, works autonomously in the management of the unit and collaborates with other business heads to establish and execute common goals
  • Direct and  manage large-scale applications, programs or projects across multiple product lines, involving significant scope and complexity
  • Ensure delivery of projects to the business partner, meeting the approved scope/cost/schedule/quality for the project
  • Perform a governing role for, ensuring that the proposal, execution, control, deployment, training and handoff, warranty support, and closure meet promised schedules
  • Perform risk identification and mitigation activities, escalating unresolved issues to the Executive and/or Steering Committee where appropriate to secure their timely decisions/support
  • Manage the acquisition and deployment of resources, including a budget, by working with the Project Managers to secure the resources required for the project
  • Ensure client satisfaction with the project process and project team by effective and timely communication including status reporting, continual risk/issue assessment/management and escalation, and resolution of issues as they arise
  • Work with and influence senior-level leaders and partner with other IT Managers
  • Proven leadership skills and experience managing large and complex IT projects

Desired Skill Set:

  • 8-10 years of IT- Project Management experience 
  • Experience with Full life cycle development
  • Experience with proven project methodology tools
  • PMI or ITIL certification
  • Expertise in MS Project, Excel, Visio and Powerpoint
  • Experience with Wealth and Agile 
  • Experience working in delivery complex and integration project
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Wealth 
  • PMP
  • Experience in a financial Institution 

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