Senior AML PMP Project Manager - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 635

Job Category: AML, Project Manager, PMP, IT, Agile

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: Matrix Project Team

Work Experience: 10+ years as an IT PM, PMP, AML, CAMS, Compliance, MS Project, Planview, Agile, QA UAT

Industry: Banking, Financial

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Senior AML PMP Project Manager - Contract

 

Job Title: Senior AML PM Project Manager - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto              

Job Category: 6 Month Contract

Work Experience: 10+ years as an IT PM, PMP, AML, CAMS, Compliance, MS Project, Planview, Agile, QA UAT

Industry: Banking, Financial

                        

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Senior AML PM will oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing. 

• Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope. 

• Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrix environment, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.

• Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.

• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized. 

• Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.

• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures. 

• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs. 

• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors. 

• Manage medium to large scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.

• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.

• Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements. 

• Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses. 

• Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using the organization’s procedures and policies.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

15+ years of overall professional experience.

10 years of professional experience as a senior project manager in financial services industry.

• Knowledge and experience delivering technology and business application solutions (AML, Compliance and Finance) in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

• Extensive knowledge of MS Project.

• Planview – an asset

CAMS or AML certification – an asset

Agile – an asset

• Extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.

• Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.

• Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions. 

 

 

EDUCATION:

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

• PMP and/or PMI certification.