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Project Manager (Agile; Banking Industry; Large Scale IT Projects)

Date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: Scarborough, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 46158


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


Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and influential Project Manager to join our team. This individual will support the Portfolio Director and/or Program Manager to ensure the business needs and outcomes of the project are defined, satisfied and costs identified while working with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, process specialists, product managers, and others to onboard, plan, and execute engagements with the bank’s technology teams.


This position is located in Scarborough at Birchmount Road & Eglinton Avenue East. Travel to downtown Toronto will be required.  You will report to a Senior Manager in Resource Management.



What we are looking for?

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

• Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including business case preparation 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

• Create project plans and manage dependencies in accordance with project team 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.

• Direct planning, scheduling, resourcing, risk assessment, cost/benefit analysis, milestones determination, and final deliverables definition within the project.



Are you the right person for the role?

You Have

• Previous or current work experience in the Banking industry.

• Strong communication (verbal/written/presentation), relationship building and analytical skills.

• 5-7 years of IT Project Management experience, with experience in large enterprises.

• Track record managing projects of high complexity, high risk and large budgets ($50 Million+).

• Strong understanding of Agile project management principles and practices and experience managing projects in an Agile environment.

• Mature interpersonal skills with the ability to work with, and influence, all types of professionals.

• Knowledge of project management tools (e.g., CA PPM) and techniques.


• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline.

• PMP certification.

• Scrum Master Certification (CSM) and/or Master’s degree / MBA are an 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 multiple 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!



If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of banking, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. If you are curious but aren’t sure this role is right for you, please apply anyway - we're transforming and looking for hard-working and innovative individuals to take us to the next level.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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