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Program Managers/Project Managers

Job ID3C-D9-AC-C5-FF-E3
ProvinceAcross Canada
Date Posted2023-02-28
Posted Until2023-08-27
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position Description
We are currently seeking Program Managers/Senior Project Managers for an exciting engagement with a banking client. In this role, you will work with business stakeholders in product, technology, and operations (including corporate support areas such as AML, KYC, Audit, Compliance), service, and sales (retail branches, digital) to deliver on high-profile, complex business projects.

As Program Manager/Sr PM, you will use your strong business acumen to directly manage multiple projects/workstreams from ideation thru to implementation. Working on behalf of an executive sponsor/proxy, you will ensure that program goals and objectives are successfully met within scope, budget, time and quality. In addition to establishing and managing an effective governance process, you will be accountable for all project level updates across stakeholder groups.

**Work from anywhere in Canada or US (Remote)

Your future duties and responsibilities
- Plan the overall program and governance process. Manage and facilitate the successful execution of timelines and milestones
- Facilitate steering committees and other governance events
- Establish workstream/projects within the program. Coordinate with project managers to ensure the activities of all project teams are on track
- Liaise between the delivery leads, and impacted stakeholders to ensure program delivery is performing as planned
- Ensure project artifacts, events and milestones adhere to program objectives and schedule, and the bank's project management processes. Document all program events and milestones
- Prepare program budgets. Manage financial forecasting process at both a project and program level
- Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
- Ensure each project follows the organizations standard procedures

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
- 8+ years working in the financial industry with at least 5 years in a management capacity.
- Deep domain banking expertise in one or more of the following: Deposit origination; Commercial Banking; Payments ACH/Wire; Wealth Mgt, Credit Cards; Personal Lending & Mortgages; Customer Contact Centres; Backoffice processing; AML/KYC and regulatory reporting
- Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business, or MBA preferred
- Certifications in project management (e.g. PMP) or in progress of working towards a project management designation
- Understanding of agile and scaled agile practices
- Strong familiarity with project management software, such as MS Project, JIRA, Confluence, and Visio
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Expertise organization Change Delivery
- Ability to provide guidance and counsel to decision-makers, strategic thinkers, relationship-builders
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to influence and motivate others
- Excels at conflict management and creating win-win situations

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