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Sr PM, On-Line Bkg Digital 10+years

Ref: CA_EN_6_919740_1031006

Posted on 06 March 2022
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Contract Type
Temporary/Contract

Sr. IT Project Manager - Online Banking, Digital

As a Sr. PM, you will facilitate joint planning with the client in the early stages of project formation.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a project plan with clear articulation of business outcomes including: desired business outcomes and service level agreements, the metrics to confirm success of those outcomes and the identification of key underlying assumptions, business and technology risks, necessary prerequisite initiatives, required supporting actions and intermediary outcomes
  • Integrate project plans at program level creating estimating models as required, refines plan and manages performance against it
  • Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution
  • Facilitate schedule and cost forecasting and reviews risk based provisions with program managers
  • Manage project scope/requirements changes, multiple and competing demands and priorities determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk using appropriate fact-based metrics/assumptions
  • Create metrics and manages with a higher level of information i.e. at the trends and management indicator level; differentiates between project and program metrics
  • Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues
  •  Provide recommendations on project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk
  • Promote innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices
  • Resolve issues and conflicts, remove barriers, and resolve minor project issues. Act as escalation point for potential conflicts between direction and project constraints
  • Supervise project closure initiatives
  • Manage the external relationships (consultants, off shoring, outsourcing) at the project level

Must Have Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Project Management and PMO methodology
  • 10+ year experience in managing large scale, high visibility projects
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
  • Advanced understanding of IT principals, including life cycle planning, estimating and architecture
  • Superior business acumen

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Highly organized with superior time management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal
  • Conceptual thinker, creative thinker and analytical thinker
  • Creative problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, detail oriented environment
  • Drives for results and high performance for self and team members                         

Soft Skills:

  • Builds collaborative relationships quickly
  • Effective leadership, guides people through issues and change
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills required to manage communications to all stakeholders
  • Self-Motivated

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