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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-08334
Location: Montreal, Quebec


Job Title: Project Manager

Description:Our client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. It serves clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. The mission of the client technology division is to provide a highly reliable and commercial technology platform, which supports the client's strategy, delivered by an innovative, world-class team of professionals. The global technology group is the team that delivers the software and hardware technology solutions that make the client's business run. The team manages the production, operations, and engineering of our data centers, voice and data networking solutions, wireless technologies, server and database operations, desktops, servers and mainframes. The project team is a project management services group that supports the core infrastructure group for our client. The group is responsible for delivering key projects across multiple areas of technology and business enablement including business expansions, business divestitures, and technology deployments, integration and decommissions. It operates as a professional services group with teams aligned with technology groups including networking, compute, data centers, security, end user computing, end user services and application development. This position is for a Project Manager role. The candidate will be performing project support across several programs. The candidate will be responsible for reporting, maintaining project plans, supporting project planning and tracking, risk/issue management. The candidate will produce project documentation and project plans to team standards, and within the current project lifecycle standards, soliciting business sign off, governance, and action where appropriate. They will provide support and oversight of implementation through project completion. The ideal candidate will have a diverse technical background within the financial services industry

Qualifications:
- At least 10 years of technology project management experience
- Well versed in project management methodologies and the project lifecycle
- Well versed in the systems development life cycle (SDLC).
- Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Visio, Excel and Project
- Display strong leadership skills, with a proven track record of leading projects at times of change
- Able to demonstrate bringing teams together toward a common goal who are not directly reporting to the project manager
- Able to demonstrate the ability to work in a high pressure environment while juggling multiple tasks
- Demonstrate good time management, ability to prioritize tasks and to meet deadlines across multiple projects
- Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels and influence others
- Candidates must have a good attention to detail and good organizational skills
- A confident and articulate self-starter
- A team player with a high level of commitment and enthusiasm
- Experience reporting project cost and schedule status to multiple levels of stakeholders in a clear, concise and transparent fashion

Skills Required:
- At least 10 years of technology project management experience
- PMP certified or other industry PM certification
- Agile (PMI-ACP, SCRUM) certified is an asset
- Bachelor's Degree+