Onico Solutions

Exceptional IT Staffing

Senior Project Manager

In this role, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the project team and managing the budget and work plan across the Project Management Lifecycle (i.e. scope management, issues management, risk management, quality, etc.).

Responsibilities

  • Ensures alignment with the PMO Project Portfolio to ensure identification and management of cross-project dependencies – i.e. risks, issues, requirements, design or solution to be able to usefully manage these.
  • Collaborate with sponsor(s) and stakeholders to identify which projects can be managed as a project.
  • Has oversight of the purpose and status the project and can use this oversight to support project-level activity to ensure goals are met.
  • Manages project communication, scope, schedule risk assessment, quality standard cost and resources within a dynamic matrix environment.
  • May need to identify/close skill or knowledge gaps on a project team in order to ensure best outcomes.
  • Builds and maintain relationships with internal partners, external vendors/consultants with the ability to flag concerns in early stages for escalation and prompt corrective action
  • Identify and minimize exposure to risk on a project
  • Ability to track, monitor and resolve project issues
  • Provide timely project status updates to the AVP PMO, project sponsors, user community and internal IT management
  • Collaborate with project ream members as needed to resolve related issues, e.g. Infrastructure, planning, cross process impact, operational readiness, etc.

Qualifications

  • 4-7 years managing large programs in an IT environment
  • Solid knowledge of financial/banking services
  • Experience with cloud-based financial planning software integration (Anaplan, Cube, Datarails, Planful, Workday)
  • Cross-Functional Business Change Management experience (i.e. people, process and tools)
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PMLC — PMP Certification (optional)
  • Ability to lead and influence executive and peers to ensure best possible outcomes
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent listening, coaching, group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and client / vendor management and relationship skills
  • Excellent team-building skills
  • Proven risk management

This is a minimum 6 month hybrid role located in downtown Toronto.