We are embarking on the most forward thinking strategy in our history as we shift from the traditional product and distribution focus. Here, Project Management has become a differentiator in supporting the delivery of strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward thinking solutions and is recognized as a fundamental discipline and profession. Group Functions IT provides project, program and portfolio management capability to help execute against strategy for Group Function Division clients. Our Project Delivery Services arm focuses on attracting top talent and assigning them to some of our most complex global/enterprise programs and programs for our corporate clients. In support of this effort, Group Functions IT (GFIT) is recruiting an experienced and highly motivated Project Manager to support the phase 2 of Risk Data Architecture project. The phase 1 of Risk Data Architecture project was focused on the Risk data aggregation foundational components that access the existing federated data marts and provide improvements in the accuracy, integrity, completeness, timeliness, and adaptability of risk data aggregation and reporting across all risk classes. Phase 2 of this project will be focused on implementing various risk models used for calculating risk exposures with RDA system.
As Project Manager, the candidate will be responsible for managing the planning, organizing and implementation of complex models and taking the project from initiation through final implementation; which may include identification and securing of resources needed and assigning responsibilities based upon the project plan. The Project Manager must continually and effectively communicate within our organization and with functional representatives. The Project Manager will provide the following: o Project management and oversight in the execution phase of the project life cycle, including the configuration, testing, integration and communication and change management o Build project and process documentation for a sustainable steady state condition To be successful in the role, the candidate will possess not only the experience in project and program management but will possess superior relationship management and people leadership skills. To be successful in the role, the candidate will possess not only demonstrated successful experience in project management, but will possess superior relationship management skills and ability to work effectively in ambiguity. The role is Toronto based.
Important: Exceptional knowledge and proficiency in project management tools, techniques, and systems development methodologies and lifecycles is required. The project will be executed using Agile methodology hence the candidate needs to be a Certified Scrum Master and should have good experience in running Agile projects.
— Will anyone be reporting to this individual? Nobody will be reporting to him/her | Who will the incumbent report too ( job title)? Director Program and project Delivery | Is there any OT required? No. | Is a standard work week for your team 37.5 or 40 hours per week? 40 | Is there a possibility of extension or converting to FTE? Extension. | Is working from home permitted, and if so, how frequently? Yes on need basis | When do you plan to start conducting interviews and how many rounds do you anticipate? We can start conducting interviews right away. 2-4 rounds -> MJ: Suppliers, please let your candidates know there will be up to 4 rounds of interviews so the hiring cycle will take longer.