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Title:  Senior Manager Development, Payments




Requisition ID: 104933

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


In this role as an Senior Manager, Payments you will be responsible for looking for an accomplished leader with expertise in the Payments area to
lead Scotia's growing Payments Product team. As the Senior Manager of Payments, you will direct a team of developers and Business Analysts who build
all aspects of the Payments ecosystem. You will partner closely with the stake holders of Payments to develop a product strategy, translate it into a
roadmap, and drive plan execution.The Senior Manager is required to manage a team of IT professionals to provide technology guidance, project delivery
and product support for these applications. The incumbent will have at least 10 years of progressive IT experience, preferable to the financial industry,
the ability to manage a team of technology focused staff and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.The incumbent should also have a strong
Project Management & Technical Support background.To lead the team, the individual must thrive on challenge, be proactive and dynamic, and demonstrate initiative and eagerness to learn.

Is this role right for you? You will be responsible for:


  • Manage the team (Direct and indirect reports) in area of project scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices.
  • Work in the capacity of a SME to build a Cash settlement platform for global derivatives.
  • String technical background and experience in building large scale applications.
  • Ensure proper support procedures and processes are in place to support the various existing production systems.
  • Negotiate IT project requirements such as scope, schedule, cost, resources, integration, change, quality, etc…
  • Manage communication with all area of the enterprise that impact scope, schedule, budget, risk & resources
  • Build strong working relationship with peers within business lines and partners
  • Participate in budgeting processes for department
  • Establish and champion quality improvement activities for the department
  • Accountable for managing assigned project and department budgets
  • Participate in vendor product assessment and selection
  • Meeting scheduled milestones to ensure project objectives are met in a timely manner and are in compliance with the IT technology Roadmap as well as other Bank’s standards and/or external regulatory standards such as SOX
  • Manage the department and project recruitment, retention and staff performance.
  • The incumbent is guided by Bank policy and receives general direction from the Director or VP. 
  • The incumbent is expected to function independently to ensure that the assigned tasks and project objectives are met.

Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you if you have:


  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong project management skills, able to multi-task and manage concurrent projects
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, coaching and motivational skills.
  • Strong and demonstrated ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Strong vendor management skills, experience in negotiating contractual terms and managing offshore development teams.
  • Disciplined in development methodology and familiar with software development technologies and concepts
  • Excellent problem solving skills have vision and innovative approach to computer based solutions and ability to convey these ideas.
  • Must be flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment, make quick and sound decisions under pressure.
  • Must be reliable, pro-active, results-oriented, customer-focused and attentive to details
  • Past experience leading/supervising teams of 10 or more, ability to motivate staff
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills in order to deliver projects in a timely manner and deal with conflicting priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Degree in computer science, business, math or engineering related discipline is desirable, along with 8-10 years of practical experience.


Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  


We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and their differences and similarities are embraced. Learn more here.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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