Project Manager


Posted 2 years ago

We’re looking for a Project Manager! Reach out if you’re interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Project Manager
Term: 6-12 month Contract
Location: Remote for now
Job ID number: C13430


Brief description of duties:


  • Manage project scope, timeline, and budget within agreed tolerances throughout the lifecycle of the project and adjust project plan in consultation with stakeholders as required in order to meet objectives.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly status reports. Provide timely project reporting for senior management.
  • Create and manage the project plan, including dependencies with other projects.
  • Assign work and provide instructions, advice, and direction to the project teams.
  • Employ and adhere to the processes and procedures stipulated for all phases of project work and create Project Change Requests to seek approval.
  • Ensure project transition and handover activities upon project completion are planned and implemented as agreed, and in consultation with Central 1 PMO, client and production support, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Proactively identify potential risks and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed. Manage Risk and Issue logs.
  • Articulate and prioritize issues and risks to senior management and executive leadership team and recommend mitigation strategies for decision-makers.
  • Lead and work with cross-functional teams across the organization.
  • Work closely with stakeholders


MUST haves:


  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Experience managing projects or programs, working on projects in accordance with standard project management methodologies, best practices, principles, tools, and techniques.
  • Project Management education and PMP / PRINCE2 certification are preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable interacting with external and internal parties.
  • Ability to proactively drive the completion of the project
  • Understanding and experience with System integrations.
  • Technical knowledge and proficiency.
  • Excellent client management skills including the ability to challenge, drive towards outcomes and to effectively raise or escalate issues as needed to resolve.
  • Thorough understanding of Agile as well as Waterfall and Hybrid SDLC principles to support the delivery of complex technical solutions
  • Knowledge and experience working with organizational business processes; ideally in banking or other regulated industry. Ex: process improvement, process mapping, value-driven.
  • Working knowledge of change management practices to ensure success
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring, and controlling programs
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems around people, processes, and technology
  • Experience with system implementations.
  • SCRUM master experience


Nice to haves:


  • Financial Banking experience
  • Credit cards would be nice to have but not necessary
  • Anyone from a Brokerage industry would be nice


Job Features

Job CategoryProject Manager
Managing projects or programs, working on projects in accordance with standard project management methodologies, best practices, principles, tools and techniques.5+
Financial Experience5+

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