Onico Solutions

Exceptional IT Staffing

Senior Project Manager (Data Analytics)

The Senior Project Manager (Data Analytics) manages complex approved Projects for a business unit as a program in accordance with internal policy and procedure.  Work closely with peers, business unit heads, sponsors and key stakeholders through all project lifecycle phases, including initiation, selection, analysis, design, development, integration and test, implementation, and benefits realization ensuring desired outcomes. Deliver (as part of each project) guidelines for ongoing maintenance & support of solutions delivered;  ensure alignment with IT current and planned technical infrastructure, business strategy; ensures seamless introduction of change to production environments.


  • 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.
  • Ensures project align with the PMO Methodology to enforce project standards, ensuring projects are executed in accordance to the PMI best practices and in compliance internal and external requirements (i.e. policies)
  • Collaborate with sponsor(s) and stakeholders to identify which projects can be managed as a project.
  • Cross-functional team management coordinating with multiple vendors, consultants and business departments is required
  • Agile scrum skills for managing and reporting on development tasks to stakeholders. Handle Ad-hoc requests at varying levels of detail for different audiences
  • Help sponsors, stakeholders and the project subject matter experts define project scope, prepare project charter plan and other project materials
  • 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.
  • Ensure entry / exit criteria are agreed to and met at each project gate – ensures appropriate sign-off is obtained
  • 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.
  • Ensure proper hand-over to Application Support Team at system deployment, including training and/or documentation



  • 4-7 years managing large programs ($2-10M)
  • 4+ years data analytics/data management experience
  • Solid knowledge of the financial services industry/products
  • Cross-Functional Business Change Management experience (i.e. people, process and tools)
  • 6 years of progressive broad-based information systems and business experience
  • Experience utilizing Azure DevOps
  • Good time management skills with shifting priorities
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • 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 contract located in Toronto with a likely extension (work from home until deemed safe).