Senior Project Manager

IT - Project Management
Toronto, ON
Permanent
Dec 09, 2021

Our client…

Our client is one of Canada's premier wealth management firms. 

Responsibilities:

The primary accountability of the Sr. Program Manager is to deliver program solution(s) to the client, meet the approved scope/cost/schedule/quality for the program. The accountability includes detailed program and project planning leveraging the proposal, execution, control, deployment (including training and hand off to the business), warranty support, and closure.

Client satisfaction with the project process and project team performance is a key expectation and bonus able goal for the PM. In addition, the PM must ensure that all the artifacts of the program are stored in Knowledge Repositories as the program progresses.

Required Skills: 

  • 15-20 years project management experience
  • 5-10 years program management experience
  • 5-10 years of experience in the retail brokerage marketplace
  • Vendor management experience and related negotiations
  • Leads and directs the work of others
  • Works well under pressure and makes deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Can perform effectively with a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills; solid judgment; critical thinking skills; a sense of teamwork and community; ability to handle multiple tasks; highly organized
  • Ability to recruit and retain a team of skilled professionals
  • Sound business and communication skills, including Board and executive interactions
  • Extensive financial management skills including status reporting and budget formulation/tracking
  • Detail Oriented

Must have: 

  • Lead the project team effectively to deliver the solution in scope, in time, within budget and within the quality parameters and encourage teamwork
  • Respond to client needs (spoken and implicit) and put to rest client fear/uncertainty/doubt,
  • Build support for project to ensure client understands and supports final delivery, and; Definitively answer questions, which challenge final project delivery
  • Plan (in detail) project scope, schedule, budget, risk, quality (includes requirements validation/verification and all testing), resourcing, procurement and information/communications
  • Manage the project planning/execution/control/deployment/warranty support/closure, resourcing, procurement, risk management, issue management and change control processes,
  • Manage knowledge by applying lessons learned from other projects and adding new ones to Knowledge repositories

Education: 

  • Undergraduate degree with preference to those with an Engineering, Finance or Business Administration major
  • Graduate degree, MBA preferred
  • CSC and CPH
  • PMP

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