Job title: Project Manager (Level 2)
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Banking
Expertise: Banking Operations Project Management
Location: Toronto, ON
Job published: 2022-06-21
Job ID: 58943

Job Description



Your Accountabilities Include:


The Project Manager will plan, manage and deliver distinct projects through all specific phases in alignment with business and/or enterprise strategies. This individual may manage a number of small to medium size projects at any given time with a low to medium complexity risk profile and time horizon generally ranging from short to medium term.  This individual may support projects within multiple CTO portfolios.


  • Indirectly manage a LoB project team consisting of Business Analysts, Business SMEs and technology resources (where applicable) under the 1PM project & resource management framework or Next Evolution of Work (NEW) in future
  • Engage executive sponsor to ensure active participation on project initiatives
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
  • Establish effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engage the correct levels to support the direction for the project
  • Provide on-going communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Business Project Owner, Program Manager and Portfolio Manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner
  • Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management)
  • Provide advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management
  • Collaborate with appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery
  • Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
  • Generate cost estimates and provides general financial management, incorporating risk, by leveraging appropriate tools, templates,
  • Proactively identify and track project risk and develop mitigation plans to manage risk
  • Accurately forecast and manage assigned budget to provide monthly financial reporting for projects in alignment with Finance standards
  • Support vendor management and strategic sourcing process, managing RFP activities and partnering with vendor(s) to ensure efficient and effective project delivery
  • Apply bank principles of project management life cycle methodologies, tools and best practices, ensuring that appropriate documentation, change and risk management practices are in place


Must haves

  • 3-4 years progressive project-related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of project management
  • Exposure to financial management with respect to tracking, forecasting and managing project budgets
  • Team player with ability to influence and achieve results through effective negotiation, problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office


Nice to haves

  • PMP certification or equivalent preferred
  • Familiar with bank project delivery methodology