Our Client in Financial Services is looking for a Senior Project Manager.
Working in a fast-paced environment, this experienced individual will be a valued member of the team in
both the Toronto and Markham office locations. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for working
alongside a Junior Project Manager and Business Analysts in both locations ensuring all departments,
business lines and vendor requirements are understood.
This individual must be capable of managing a team and reporting up to the department director. This highly motivated and energetic candidate must also work with the business as well as the I.
T. department to ensure all requests are documented and prioritized.
Roles and Responsibilities
Managing a portfolio of projects from inception to delivery;
Being responsible for ensuring high delivery standards and performance of project teams formed byinternal employees, contractors and external vendors;
Ensuring projects are delivered on-time and to the highest possible standard while collaboratingwith internal project teams to understand the business and user requirements;
Identifying opportunities to invent and simplify project components and solutions;
Identifying and managing project risks and issues throughout the lifecycle of a project;
Owning status and risk-related communications to project teams and stakeholders;
Identifying success metrics (in partnership with stakeholders) and establishing reporting cadences; and
Recommending alternative solutions, raising project issues and risks as well as quality controls.
Qualifications and Experience
Post-secondary education, Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of 10+ years of program and / or project management experience in a fast-paced environment
Minimum of 10+ years of experience within the investment industry
PMP or equivalent Certification highly desired
Ability to multi-task and handle various projects simultaneously and drive timely results
Ability to build strong relationships and influence others, including senior members of the business,while working in a cross functional environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills that convey complex ideas in a simplified manner
Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
Desire and ability to learn and improve on an ongoing basis
Ability to take ownership of a product and its role
Proficiency in project management software such as MS Project
Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, budget tracking, Visio, and Outlook required
Positive, energetic, can-do attitude and the ability to work amiably on a team
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