Project Manager-Expert

LocationTruro
Job CategoryProfessional Consulting
SP-ID27154
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline February 5, 2021
Experience RequiredN/A
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredN/A

Our client in the Banking industry is seeking a Project Manager-Expert in Toronto. This is a 12 months contract.
 
Project/Group Information:
We are looking for experienced PM, who has experience in implementing IT infrastructure projects, with a preference for someone who has worked on migration to Linux from other UNIX based operating systems. This project is a currency conversion from AIX to Linux. The PM needs to be able to collaborate with technical teams across different areas and have excellent stakeholder management skills.
Culture:
Very good collaboration between the PMs and the development teams. Everyone wants to work together to get the job done. There is strong leadership and a clear direction here. Good defined processes are in place to help the PMs and setting them up for success.
EVP (Employee Value Proposition):
This group is broad based and provides a great opportunity to make new contacts. The bank is going through many changes to be more efficient and this would be a great opportunity for them. This has a good amount of visibility within the bank.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Daily Responsibilities:
• Managing project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics.
• Budgeting, forecasting and Project Reporting Platform such as Clarity
• Identify issues and problems and generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.
• Develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
• Interacting with senior leadership – LTOs, STOs, and the PMO Head – they could also be interacting with senior business people
Top Skills/Experience:
• 8+ years of Project Management experience
• Prior Charles River project experience
• Strong Relationship Building and stakeholder management
• Experience with technology interface
• Proven experience with vendor management
• Prior banking/FI/Fintech
• This project is a vendor solution upgrade. They must be able to manage the vendor.
• They must need to be able to manage the budget (very little differences between actual versus forecasts)
• Possesses advanced communication skills; we are looking for a very well-spoken individual that can communicate with all levels of management
• Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals
• Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics
• Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
• Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio
Nice to have skills/experience:
• Prior Asset management experience
Soft skills/experience:
• Strong experience in conflict management
• Have the ability to operate within the senior ranks but also not afraid to get their hands dirty and be hands-on with the project
• Strong communication and documentation skills
• Highly organized with good time management skills
• Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills
• Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail
• Is able to impact and influence key project participants
• Displays expert team leadership capability and handles conflict resolution professionally
Education/Certifications:
• University degree in a related field
• PMP – nice to have
 
Candidates must live in Canada and posses a valid work permit.
 
If you believe that you are a good fit for this position, please send your resume to Neethu Vaishakh at
n.vaishakh@maxsys.ca