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Aston Carter Snr Project Manager - Self-serve in Toronto, Ontario


Our client is a major bank seeking a Senior Project Manager to support their Personal & Business Banking pillar. The role will sit with the Digital Self Serve group and be responsible for various projects within the portfolio. The opening is to cover a backfill for a Senior Consultant that has been handling multiple concurrent small to medium sized projects.

Project: Various projects focused on Self-serve offerings

Environment: Project team operates mostly in Agile. The portfolio touches most LOBs within the enterprise and an understanding of navigating complex organizations will be key (matrix).

Business Pain: This group operates primarily in Agile but deals with multiple downstream teams that operate mostly in Waterfall. The consultant will need to be able to collect updates and requirements from these teams and translate into Agile deliverables for the project team. This will require in-depth understanding of PM fundamentals for both methodologies and the ability to communicate effectively with the business.

Day to Day:

  • Managing team members from business and technology

  • Understanding and Negotiating task schedules and work assignments, to identify priority of action

  • Collect updates/requirements from downstream teams, integrate into project plans

  • Itemizing tasks

  • Managing schedules from a 6 month to 18-month window

  • Tracking issues and escalating if needed

  • Provide updates to Senior Executives and Stakeholder groups

Soft Skills:

  • Need clear communication, with ability clearly communicate with CIO, VP and technical teams alike

  • Require a self-starter/go-getter personality who is has track record of being proactive vs. reactive.

  • Detail oriented

  • Needs to be able to quickly take a leading role on a new team which includes very sr. personnel, and executives, and show experience doing this in past engagement (and explain how they will do this in this role)

  • Ability to manage shifting priorities

  • Action oriented

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Nice to Have Skills:

  1. Experience with Enterprise Release Management

    À propos d'Aston Carter:

Aston Carter, une division d'Aerotek, est un fournisseur d'envergure mondiale de services de recrutement et de dotation de personnel pour les sociétés à la recherche de professionnels du milieu des affaires hautement spécialisés. Aerotek est une société en exploitation d'Allegis Group, un fournisseur multinational de solutions en matière de talent. Aston Carter s'engage fermement à offrir un service de premier ordre aux clients et aux professionnels du milieu des affaires dans un vaste éventail de disciplines, notamment la comptabilité, la finance, la gouvernance ainsi que la gestion du risque et de la conformité. Avec plus de 60 bureaux en Europe, Asie et Amérique du Nord, Aston Carter offre une expertise locale, régionale et mondiale pour répondre aux besoins uniques de ses clients. Reconnu "best of staffing" par nos clients et le talent que nous recrutons, Aston Carter s'engage à livrer un service hors pair a tous nos partenaires d'affaire.

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.