Project Manager


Posted 1 year ago

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


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Project Manager
Term: 10-months – 37.5 hours/week
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 2-3 days a week on-site
Job ID number: C1178


Brief description of duties:


  • Direct planning, scheduling, resource engagement, milestones determination, and final deliverables definition within the project.
  • Engage stakeholders to communicate end objective, key milestones and milestone deliveries.
  • Create project plans and manage dependencies in accordance with project needs.
  • Conduct appropriate status review sessions and escalate issues as necessary.
  • Manage the project budget by contributing to monthly forecasts, quarterly accruals, and year end carry forwards.
  • Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution.
  • Develop a strong partnership with the Business Sponsor to gain strong understanding of requirements, sustain open dialogue to manage product backlog efficiently, and facilitate and drive the benefits of the project.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure business needs and outcomes of the project are achieved.
  • Establish scope of the project; monitor and control scope to ensuring focus on delivery.
  • Manage reporting for all work packages within the project.
  • Establish roles and responsibilities in the project.
  • Identify resource requirements, set expectations, and manage stakeholders to enable efficient and effective achievement to project outcomes

Must Haves: 


  • Previous or current work experience in the Banking industry.
  • Project Management experience with high complexity, high risk and large budgets (preferably within banking)
  • Basic knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio etc
  • Knowledge of project management tools (e.g., CA PPM) and techniques.

Nice to Haves: 


  • Payment Clearing knowledge
  • PMP certification.


Soft Skills:


  • Strong communication (verbal/written/presentation)
  • Relationship building
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Mature interpersonal skills with the ability to work with, and influence, all types of professionals.

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Manager

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