Senior Project Manager
Interac Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4h ago

Interac is Canada’s leading payments platform. We are setting the standard for how Canadians chose to send and receive money digitally.

At Interac, we are accelerating the growth of digital payments in Canada through the development of innovative solutions and need to hire a Senior Project Manager to help pioneer our future.

If you are inspired by Agile methodology, passionate about delivery and think differently about problem-solving, we want to talk with you.

Who we need

We need a Senior Project Manager to join our core team and own the end-to-end project management process for multi-million dollar products.

This is an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager who is a strong leader and driver, has strengths in building relationships with project partners, removing roadblocks and driving the work of an innovative team.

Our team is our core asset here and we need someone who can help let them be their best! Interac needs a Project Manager with a proven track record of successfully delivering complex cross-

functional projects on time, on budget and with high client satisfaction. We need a pioneer who is willing to take on new challenges in new frontiers.

Someone excited about working within the restrictions of payment governance in a territory where there are no established standards or templates.

This is a role for someone who is an expert at mitigating risks and defining proactive resolutions. Someone who wants to manage the details and the big picture.

Who you are

You are a Senior Project Manager with proven hands-on experience managing the delivery of products successfully. You are looking for an opportunity to do something different, something that will make an impact, something big! You want to drive the end-

to-end project plan- from building out the specs to liaising directly with external partners. From championing innovation to managing change requests -

without being buried in red tape and layers of hierarchy. You want to take on the leadership and mentoring of team members while actively contributing to the project management approach, strategy and processes.

As our new Senior Project Manager you will :

  • Plan and execute projects under the EPMO guidelines. You will ensure projects are planned and executed as per EPMO processes and methodology.
  • You will oversee the day-to-day operations through the application of best practice in project management principles and methodologies.

    You will work with the core team members to ensure that all elements of status / progress reports, dashboards, run rate metrics (burn downs) and financial tracking reports are complete and accurate You will consider the big-

    picture effects and proactively manage issues. You will contribute to our strategic direction.

  • Own the end-to-end project management for complex products. You will oversee multiple projects; ensuring requirements are met to specifications.
  • You will establish project schedules, manage communications and scope and oversee the project efforts. You will be responsible for the end-

    to-end process including detailed planning, budgeting, reporting, implementation, change management and training. You will expedite issues resolution, negotiating and influencing people at all levels to ensure project goals are met.

    You will be accountable for ensuring deliverables are achieved and for maintaining a high quality of the products built.

  • Oversee project communications. You will drive the project communications ensuring timely delivery to project sponsors and senior management.
  • You will lead and facilitate project retrospectives and requirement sessions, document outcomes and follow up on actions assigned to ensure completion.

  • Manage the project resources. You will coach and lead project team members. You will work closely with business partners to ensure all approved project initiatives are resourced accurately and timely.
  • You will provide administrative oversight of the resources throughout the life cycle of the project.

    How do we know that’s you? You have :

    The ideal combination of education, certification and technical experience :

  • A university degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a related field. PMP Certification; Scrum Master Certification
  • Hands-on technical skills. You have an understanding of product delivery and how the backend of a product is built and works.
  • You have exposure to Agile software tools such as Atlassian, Jira and Confluence. Ideally, you also have experience with web, e-

    Commerce and mobile technologies.

  • The experience. You are decisive and a solution-focused leader with 5+ years experience in project management, overseeing and delivering complex products, preferably on the digital or mobile side of retail, in an Agile environment.
  • You are comfortable putting together a project plan to plan the future while simultaneously managing ongoing sprints as well as a scrum backlog.

  • A calm demeanour. You are a skilled negotiator and navigator. You respond calmly and resourcefully to challenging situations, roadblocks, conflicts and change requests.
  • Project Management skills. You are highly detail oriented and meticulous. Your focus is on accomplishing every milestone while ensuring processes are followed and issues are proactively dealt with.
  • Relationship building expertise. You are an influencer. You have expertise working closely with internal and external stakeholders to identify business challenges and to develop effective strategies to realise visions and increase adoption.
  • Transparent communication style. You are an outstanding communicator in formal, informal, large, small, verbal and written communications.
  • You can effectively influence and work with people at all levels.

  • A creative and process-oriented approach. You have strengths in strategic visioning and concept development.
  • A drive to continuously improve. You can anticipate, understand and respond to the needs of internal and external project partners.
  • You are driven to meet or exceed expectations. You are a forward thinker and can innovate solutions to keep the project -

    and the business - moving forward.

  • Enthusiasm for working in a transforming environment. You thrive in a changing environment and welcome the opportunity to lead and implement growth and opportunity.
  • Appreciation for cross-team collaboration. You can influence work in a multi-functional team environment with rapidly changing priorities under tight deadlines.
  • You are flexible and open to the ideas of others.

    How we work

    We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with :

    Connection : You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

    Core Values : They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

    Compensation & Benefits : Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

    Education : To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you.

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