Sr. IT Project Manager-Wealth/Data

  • Date Posted Jun 2, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14634

Do you have strong leadership qualities and relationship management skills with proven experience delivering projects? If yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you…

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Sr. IT Project Manager-Wealth/Data who will be responsible for leading assigned projects from project initiation to implementation to achieve desired business results. This candidate must ensure that a successful business outcome is the prime measure of project success including delivering projects on time, within budget, within quality standards and to the satisfaction of the project sponsor. This candidate will direct, manage, and coordinate team members including other project managers, business and technology resources, user groups, internal and external consultants and contractors, as well as vendors and external regulatory organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance to the project sponsor on the implementation and sustainment of projects, resulting in successful project outcomes.
  • Manages all aspects of the project lifecycle, including business, operational and technology deliverables. Ensures all project processes are completed.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to remediate security vulnerabilities and violations. Will liaise between teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery
  • Ensures change management plans are developed, socialized and consistently measured to deliver the expected project benefits and adoption.
  • Executes project requirements in governance frameworks focused on risk appetite, and regulatory and compliance standards.
  • Develops all related project management artifacts, while complying with applicable enterprise standards
  • Monitors and controls project deliverables. Makes recommendations and adjustments to the overall project plan to achieve deliverables. Will solicit, develop, maintain and socialize/present status updates and milestones according to BU need
  • Develops detailed project plans and manages all implementation processes including resource allocation, progress tracking, monitoring change control process, testing, documentation, training and on-time delivery
  • Provides project sponsor with advice on the viability of the business case (costs, benefits, KPIs, etc.) throughout the project.
  • Understands project interdependencies and demonstrates the critical thinking that proactively identifies project risks and establishes effective risk mitigation from the outset.
  • Demonstrates stakeholder partnership that involves effective communicating with the project sponsor; gains and builds trust and rapport.
  • Demonstrates ownership and commitment by holding themselves accountable for the identification and resolution of project problems.
  • Leads and/or represents the project in project team meetings, governance forums and inter-department forums.
  • Adheres to Bank risk, regulatory and compliance controls

Desired Skill Set:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in executing Technology projects, and large enterprise data initiatives.
  • Experience in both Traditional Waterfall SDLC and Agile delivery Framework
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills for diverse technology stakeholder management and Senior Technology Officers interaction.
  • Must have a good understanding and exposure to Data Engineering practices and technologies
  • Good understanding of Enterprise Change and Release management activities. AWS Cloud Infrastructure and Management experience is preferable
  • Previous financial industry experience
  • Understanding of Financial Services, specifically Wealth or Institutional Line of Business and products is good to have
  • Ability to lead and influence executives and peers to ensure the best possible outcomes with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening, coaching, group facilitation and conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Good time management skills with shifting priorities.
  • Sound Data-driven decision making
  • Previous experience with Project Management software
  • Well-developed interpersonal and client/vendor management and relationship skills

Nice to have:

  • Good understanding of Enterprise Change and Release management activities. AWS Cloud Infrastructure and Management experience is preferable
  • Working knowledge of Clarity
  • PMP Certification

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