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What you'll be doing
As a member of CIBC’s team, the Senior Project Manager, IT is a seasoned expert responsible for overseeing the day-to-day project activities of complex projects of a tactical nature, ensuring project control procedures and policies are adhered as per technology’s project performance standards. The role works with minimal direction, applying deep knowledge in their field of expertise to manage the delivery of project management best practices and processes including reporting, project planning, and support activities. The Senior Project Manager, IT uses significant latitude in determining objectives and leads employees in the development of analytical approaches, while establishing and maintaining client, senior management, and project manager relationships. In addition, the role provides status updates and progress reports to project stakeholders to manage expectations related to scope and timeline constraints.
At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. Details on your work arrangement (proportion of on-site and remote work) will be discussed at the time of your interview.
How you'll succeed
Project Management – Outline project goals, terms of reference, resource requirements, and costs. Create a resource plan that ensures all stakeholders have a voice on the project. Assess the efficiency of the practices and procedures used by a team and provide guidance that will continuously improve the project plan.
Collaboration – Help internal partners make informed decisions about the development of programs, products, and services. Coach and mentor, your teams as you work toward a common goal. Negotiate deliverables and milestones whenever necessary.
Project Coordination – Proactively identify risks to the project schedule and find ways to mitigate them. Monitor milestones; ensure they are completed according to timelines and budgets. Execute a project plan that strikes the right balance between budget, time, and risk.
Communication and Persuasion – Share ideas, build consensus, and write with impact. Chair meetings and
Relationships – Develop trusted working relationships with business stakeholders and technology partners.
Leadership – For those candidates with extensive experience, training, and mentoring colleagues.
Who you are
You can demonstrate at least two years of experience in project management, ideally within the financial services or technology industry. You have managed cross-portfolio projects in a matrix environment. You have experience with waterfall and agile methodologies and knowledge of the Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC). You have experience with project management and issue management tools like Planview, ServiceNow, and JIRA.
You have a degree/diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, or a related field of study. It’s an asset if you have your PMP designation.
You embrace and champion change. You'll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.
Your influence makes an impact. You know that relationships and networks are essential to success. You inspire outcomes by making yourself heard.
You’re digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace leading-edge technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends.
You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a clever idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision.
Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.
What CIBC offers
At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.
We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive compensation, incentive pay, banking benefits, a health benefits program, defined benefit pension plan, an employee share purchase plan and moment makers, our social, points-based recognition program
Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to build innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients
We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like purpose day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development
What you need to know
Toronto-81 Bay, 17th Floor
Accountability, Agile Methodology, Business, Communication, Employee Relationships, Information Systems, Leadership, People Management, Project Controls, Project Management, Project Planning, Project Schedules, Strategic Objectives, Taking Initiative, Teamwork