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Project Manager

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Scarborough, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank






Requisition ID: 64433


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


We are looking for a Project Manager to support the Program Manager and/or Senior Project Manager to ensure the business needs and outcomes of the project are defined, satisfied and costs identified.  You will be reporting to a Senior Manager and this position is located in Scarborough at Birchmount Road & Eglinton Avenue East.  Travel to downtown Toronto will be required.

What we are looking for?

As the Project Manager, you will possess the following skills and experiences:

  • Knowledge of project management tools and methods, understanding of client’s life cycle development methodologies.
  • Expert ability to balance competing or conflicting goals of various departments/stakeholders, requiring a mature, diplomatic approach and highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills are also critical in order to negotiate with project team members/management to acquire/maintain support and to negotiate priorities with full consideration and awareness of potential impact on business needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to work with PMO leadership and finance resources to maintain the program benefit model - managing the program/project budget tracking and reporting.
  • Able to manage and prioritize existing and potential risks and develop strategies and controls to mitigate them.
  • Ability to make presentations to varied groups.
  • Work with all levels of line management (individually or in committee).
  • Chair meetings involving diverse Bank organizations and management levels.
  • Work with vendors/consultants without exceeding authority.

Are you the right person for the role?

You have:

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of project coordination/management experience.
  • Strong financial management experience with program/project budgets.
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint and enjoy creating presentations for executive management.
  • Must have previous or current work experience in the Banking industry.
  • Knowledge of project management tools (e.g., CA PPM) and techniques.
  • Strong communication (verbal/written/presentation), relationship building and analytical skills.
  • Financial accounting background (asset).
  • PMP (asset).

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
  • A great opportunity to leave your “stamp” as we are undergoing a multiple of exciting and forward thinking initiatives.
  • A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.
  • Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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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