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Sr. Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-06870
Location: Toronto, Ontario
SUMMARY OF DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Job Overview: 

The Project Manager will plan, manage and deliver distinct projects through all specific phases in alignment with business and/or enterprise strategies. This individual will provide leadership, direction and coaching to teams while partnering with business and executive stakeholders within a single or across multiple Lines of Business (LoB). 
Your Accountabilities Include: 

• Indirectly manage a LoB project team consisting of Business Analysts, Business SMEs and technology resources where applicable 
• Engage executive sponsor to ensure active participation on project initiatives 
• Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business 
• Establish effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engage the correct levels to support the direction for the project
• Provide on-going communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Business Project Owner, Program Manager and Portfolio Manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner 
• Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management) 
• Provide advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management 
• Collaborate with appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery 
• Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives 
• Proactively identify and track project risk and develop mitigation plans to manage risk 
• Accurately forecast and manage assigned budget to provide monthly financial reporting for projects in alignment with Finance standards 
• Support vendor management and strategic sourcing process, managing RFP activities and partnering with vendor(s) to ensure efficient and effective project delivery 
• Apply client principles of project management life cycle methodologies, tools and best practices, ensuring that appropriate documentation, change and risk management practices are in place 

Job Requirements: 

• 8-10 years progressive project-related experience 
• Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of project management 

• Exposure to financial management with respect to tracking, forecasting and managing project budgets 
• Team player with ability to influence and achieve results through effective negotiation, problem solving 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Education / Accreditation: 

• University degree or comparable professional education/training 
• PMP certification or equivalent preferred 


MUST HAVE: 

1.) PMP 
2.) 8 yrs of experience as PM 

NICE TO HAVE: 

1.) Change mgmt. 
2.) Financial/Banking