IT Project Manager – Agile

IT Project Manager – Agile

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• Business Group: Project Delivery & Support
• Project: Project Delivery & Support is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager to assist with the IFRS17 Program
• This is a financial reporting regulatory initiative that requires a Senior Project Manager to work with business workstreams in conjunction with technology workstreams

Candidate Value Proposition:

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain global exposure and to be extended to potentially work on other projects

Typical Day in Role:

• Support the Portfolio Director and/or Program Manager to ensure the business needs and outcomes of the project are defined, satisfied and costs identified while working with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, process specialists, product managers, and others to onboard, plan, and execute engagements with the bank’s technology teams
• Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope
• Establish scope of the project; monitor and control scope to ensuring focus on delivery
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
• Identify resource requirements, set expectations, and manage stakeholders to enable efficient and effective achievement to project outcomes
• Partner closely with other members of functional teams to define business requirements
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors
• Manage the project budget by contributing to monthly forecasts, quarterly accruals, and year end carry forwards
• Leading discussions to make sure the appropriate items are addressed
• Consolidating various inputs from workstreams

Must Have Skills/Requirements:

• 10+ years of hands on experience as an IT PM preferably with some experience within the regulatory space
• Experience managing projects size of 5MM+ (will not be managing the finances directly)
• 5+ years of experience delivering projects in an agile environment
• 5+ years of hands on experience in an Application Project PM capacity (from a business user perspective)
• PMP Certification

Soft Skills:

• Strong Communication Skills – Stakeholder Management (will need to be vocal and able to work with strong personalities)
• This candidate must have flawless communication both written and verbal as they will be working with executives and stakeholders on a daily basis
• Documentation skills – Risk/issue tracking

Nice to Have:

• Bilingual Spanish / English is an asset but not required
• Some knowledge of financial reporting and finance would be a huge asset
• Previous Big 5 bank experience – client experience highly preferred
• AML or ABAC Experience
• Scrum Certified
• FI/Banking
• Experience with risk or compliance projects

Education or Certifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

Interview/Selection Process:

• 2 Step Process: 1 interview with Hiring Manager (30 mins) & 1 with Tech team or Business Stakeholder (1 hour)
• 1st 30 minute Phone/Video Screen with HM
• 2nd Interview with Caroline and Tony
• Interviews to take place ASAP

Job Details



3 Months



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