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Cyber security Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-06461
Location: Toronto, Ontario
About Global Information & Technology Risk Management (GITRM)
Global Information & Technology Risk Management (GITRM)is a division of BMO that combines Information Security, Information Management and Technology Risk into a comprehensive department. GITRM's mandate is to provide sound governance and guidance on information and technology risk, as well as to provide critical services central to protecting the Bank against cyber threats.
GITRM (Business) PMO is accountable to execute on these critical services and solutions while operating securely in an increasingly connected global environment.
Location: Toronto or Chicago

Key Accountabilities:
  • Has end to end accountability for the successful completion of the program/project. Directs and coordinates team members in creation of program/project deliverables. Works with HR and Communications stakeholders to drive change, talent, and communications planning.
  • Possesses an understanding of multiple LOBs and directs sub-project managers, business and technology resources, user groups, internal and external consultants, and contractors and vendors.
  • Creates and owns the plan consisting of staffing, budgets, roles and responsibilities, assumptions, dates, deliverables, metrics and reporting.
  • Cultivates and supports an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, teamwork and work-life balance.
  • Provides leadership, motivation, coaching, and professional development for project teams in order to obtain a high level of co-operation and contribution from all project members.
  • Provides expert consultation and guidance to others to help them deal with complex problems.
  • Analyzes trends to proactively prevent problems.
  • Monitors program health continuously and engages management as required if project health changes.
  • Rigorously manages project scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters, with an enterprise perspective.
  • Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit, and oversees governance controls to ensure that projects/programs meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and conforms to appropriate methodology.
  • Identifies and tracks project risk and develops mitigation plans to manage risk (i.e. risk related to technology, change management, procurement, business process management, requirements management).
  • Supports project management activities following BMO's project management methodology and practices.
  • Reports administrative and financial metrics back to Business Sponsors and related stakeholders to ensure transparency and accountability.
  • Establishes effective project or program oversight and other governance bodies, and engages the appropriate stakeholders to support the direction of the project or program and enable superior customer experience.
  • Contributes to the development of the seed funding request by ensuring project scope and benefits are clearly articulated and risks are identified.
  • Works in close partnership with Finance and key stakeholders for monthly reporting requirements (i.e. Finance, compliance, Status, Issues Management).
  • Manages and/or validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenses.
  • Develops an understanding of organizational complexity to interact and engage with the appropriate matrix areas for the construction and delivery of the solution.
  • Develops innovative approaches to create solutions to resolve problems and significant issues within the project's mandate.
  • Identifies, develops, and/or promotes best practices and applies learnings from the more fluid parts of the business.
  • Develops and recommends productivity aids in all aspects of assignments to accelerate delivery.
  • Seeks to integrate digital methods for agile, rapid prototyping, and for customer involvement.
  • Supports the execution of key improvement initiatives using data-driven insights to deliver positive financial and customer outcomes.
  • Continuously improves program/project processes in order to ensure the best possible deliverable outcome to improve overall efficiency and improve the bank.
  • Closes project or program spending accounts upon project closure
  • Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability at BMO, such as: sharing expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building communities of practice and networks across technology.
  • Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities & individual learning
Core Knowledge:
  • Generally 7-10 years of work experience in IT or business environment and/or B.S./B.A. in computer science, engineering, information systems, math or business
  • Experience in managinglarge-scale projects or programs of significant complexity and high value ($1MM-$10MM) with low to moderate risk and low value ($250K-$1MM) with high risk
  • Expert level of knowledge in domain
  • Able to connect programs to broader organization goals.
  • Possesses understanding of business processes within the line of business and aware of what is going on within the industry.
  • Demonstrated agility in learning and ability
  • Core project management skills including multiple aspects of the PMBOK (i.e. Project Management Institute's PM Body Of Knowledge).
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools (e.g. Clarity, MS Project, SharePoint repositories, Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) if applicable).
  • Knowledge of waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Sound business supported by previous technical experience.
  • Possesses relationship management and consulting skills.
  • Possesses solid presentation, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possesses expert analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to analyze a component or components of a process to optimize system functionality.
  • Possesses change management skills, including identifying people, processes, and technology implications to various end users / stakeholders and designing the change and implementation plan.
  • Able to identify and/or recommend opportunities create/contribute to tactical and strategic vision.
  • Able to deal with complex business or technical issues and make appropriate trade-offs/escalations as required, while maintaining an overall project or program perspective
  • Able to translate technology issues into business terminology and visa-versa

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

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