Location Address: Toronto, WFH
Contract Duration: 5/10 – 10/29/21
Story Behind the Need
Business group: This team provides program governance, delivery and portfolio governance to launch and execute transformation and regulatory projects / programs.
Project: RIM Project – Involves enhancing global enterprise-wide Records and Information Management Program including supporting technology to store and access the records.
Project Delivery Manager will be responsible to support the Director – Program Management in the overall planning, execution and delivery of strategic and regulatory programs, in line with the Bank’s standards. Project Delivery Manager will apply the sound project management techniques including Agile methodology to lead the successful delivery of technical and non-technical projects involving business transformations, technology and analytics solution design / implementation, operating model enhancements, etc.
Candidate Value Proposition: Very exciting initiative, one of the top 4 strategic initiatives at the Bank which is being looked at a very Sr. Level. Selected candidate would be working closely with director – project is very high value which would be attractive on any CV.
Typical Day in Role:
-Conduct project management activities for assigned project/s (technical and/or business) often involving multiple functions and stakeholders
-Understand project objectives, scope and key outcomes. Develop project plans based on inputs from key stakeholders, workstream leads and other team members and review and validate as required
-Monitor and track project scope and progress throughout the project lifecycle to deliver the expected project outcomes within agreed-upon time, cost, and quality parameters
-Gather inputs and document project status updates by scheduling periodic touchpoints (weekly/bi-weekly) with business or technology partners
-Ensure development of the necessary project documentation (e.g. project charter, resource plans, milestones, success measures, transition plans etc.) and escalate any identified issues and risks in a timely manner
-Support monitoring and tracking of project financials, and assist with the identification of discrepancies between financial forecasts and actuals and escalates material discrepancies
-Follow established enterprise project management standards for recordkeeping and Audit purposes
-Provide review support to project artifacts created by the project teams (e.g. business process design, business requirements documentation, etc.) as needed
-Assist Senior Manager/Director (PMO) with the other program management activities e.g. business case documentation, program reporting, resourcing activities, etc.
-Develop and maintain strong working relationships with business and support partners
Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:
1) 3-5 + years – Project/Program Manager – ideally project governance and compliance.
2) 1-2 minimum Scrum master Experience – sprints, backlogs
3) 3-5 + MS project exp, PowerPoint, Excel – strong in financials – medium to advance in Excel
4) Excellent Communication Skills -Verbal and Written
1) PMP/PMI certification and/or CSM is an asset
2) Experience in Financial Services
3) JIRA/Confluence Experience
Soft Skills Required:
1) Active Listening Skills
4) Speak to any level of audience
Degrees: University degree in relevant field is required
Certifications: N/A – nice to have