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Senior IT Project Manager

Apply now Job ID 11203376432 Date posted 07/19/2021

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

  • Do you have a keen interest in technology and are you known for your interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for taking the lead?
  • Are you looking for a position that allows you to work with different technologies?
  • Do you want to join a team undergoing a major transformation that is involved in challenging projects?

National Bank is carrying out the biggest technology upgrade in its history. We’re reviewing our systems and processes to simplify them and align them more closely with our clients’ needs.

Come work with multidisciplinary teams that manage and deliver business and technology projects for the Financial Markets, Wealth Management, Commercial Banking or Personal Banking sectors. You will work on large-scale projects such as digital web and mobile transformation, infrastructure as code (Cloud), business projects, regulations, etc.

If you have drive and infectious energy, if you show initiative and rigour, and enjoy working as a team for an organization that can maximize your professional potential, then you’ve found the right place!

We can offer you:

• A constantly evolving work setting

• A place where the complexity of technology environments fosters development

• A dynamic, collaborative work environment

• An environment that encourages work-life balance

• Competitive incentive compensation

• A range of competitive employee benefits

• An ongoing training and skills development program

Your day to day:

• Manage and implement large-scale business and technology projects prioritized by the business sector by creating a motivating environment and exercising your leadership appropriately

• Diagnose problem situations, take action and help resolve complex problems by implementing solutions and mitigation/contingency plans

• Initiate changes and encourage the constant rethinking of work methods with a view to fostering continuous improvement to achieve set objectives

• Optimize the use of project resources on an ongoing basis to achieve the sector’s objectives

• Identify and manage the risks and issues inherent to the project in a consistent, proactive manner

• Produce various reports to track the progress of the project and provide progress reports, while adapting your communications to the audience

• Manage stakeholders and maintain good relationships with internal and external collaborators

• Set up governance and the right channels of communication between project collaborators and ensure ongoing communication with all stakeholders

• Be a change agent, promoting our values and demonstrating that we have zero tolerance for undesirable behaviours

• Completed bachelor’s degree in a related field and 10 years of relevant experience, or completed master’s degree in a related field and 8 years of relevant experience

• At least 7 years experience as a project manager of large-scale projects and in large companies

• Experience managing complex projects and multidisciplinary teams

• Experience delivering regulatory projects, an asset

• Experience in leading workshops and coaching

• Familiarity with agile delivery mode

• Knowledge of the banking industry, an asset   

• Disciplined, results-oriented, with negotiating skills

• Ability to simplify issues, risks and business objectives

• Good communication skills and ability to summarize information at all levels of the organization

• Influential leadership and strong political acumen

• Cooperative, accountable

• Superior ability to adapt to change

• Knowledge of Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)

• Bilingualism, both spoken and written (English and French), an asset

Ready to make a difference within a team? Ready to have a positive impact? Submit your application today!

The Bank has innovated by modernizing its performance evaluation system to better meet our clients’ evolving needs. From now on, the corporate values (expected behaviours) of partnership, agility and empowerment count as much as the business objectives.

Working at National Bank means having access to competitive working conditions, a wide range of employee benefits, a dynamic work environment and telemedicine services.

National Bank values all aspects of diversity and sees it as a tremendous source of wealth. We want to offer an open, respectful work environment where all employees can achieve their full potential. Senior management has made a concrete commitment to promote this value across all sectors of the organization.  We're committed to providing accommodations as needed and ensuring accessibility during the recruitment process and after hiring.  If you have any specific needs, please let us know during our initial conversation and we'll be happy to accommodate you.

JobField: IT

Job Number: IT001F4

Posting Date: 2021-09-15

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