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Title:  Project Manager - Platform Organization



Requisition ID: 74730


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

As Scotiabank’s engine of modernization, the PLATO platform enables technology teams to build software quickly and securely using modern practices. PLATO is an integrated set of technical capabilities, services and processes that encapsulate critical enterprise functions through standardization, re-use and automation.

The PLATO team is comprised of engineers, problem solvers, agilists and creatives in roles such as Enterprise Platform Engineering and Architecture, Enterprise Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Architecture, Product Engineering, and Product Management. Together, the team provides the platform that enables the Bank to deliver transformative experiences that help our 24 million customers become better off.

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Project Manager


Scotiabank’s Platform Organization (PLATO) is a technology modernization department in the Information Technology & Solutions group that is working to define the future of technology in banking and create a better customer experience. We are looking for individuals with passion for innovation and revolutionary ideas to join our team in our journey to modernize the Bank.


You have a natural curiosity about emerging technologies and how it can be used to improve people’s lives. You are familiar with product development methodologies and technical considerations within financial services. You employ strong influencing skills to negotiate with all levels of leadership to obtain commitment to your approach. You take seriously that you are always a custodian of your customers’ well-being and an integral part of your business’s success and proactively seek to align the two.




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



  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline.
  • 5-7 years of IT Project Management experience, with experience managing projects in large enterprises.
  • Strong understanding of agile project management principles and practices and experience managing projects in an agile environment.
  • Track record managing projects of increasing complexity with large budgets and high risk.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skill.
  • Flexible and able to comfortably operate in an ever evolving & changing environment.

Bonus Skills

  • Project management experience in the software engineering and financial services industries.
  • Experience with Digital Transformation and/or Cloud Migration
  • PMP certification

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

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. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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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