Project Manager - AML

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 741

Job Category: AML, PMP, CSM, Compliance, Bank, Agile

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: Project Team Members

Work Experience: 10+ years Project Manager, Agile, CSM, AML Anti-Money Laundering

Industry: AML, Bank



Project Manager – AML


Job Title: Project Manager – AML

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Category: AML, PMP, CSM, Compliance, Bank

Career Level: Senior          

Work Experience: 10+ years Project Manager, Agile, CSM, AML Anti-Money Laundering

Industry: AML, Bank




• 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, matrixed reports, 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 company’s procedures and policies.



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

• Proven project management experience.

• People management and team building skills. 

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

• Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization. 

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

• Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

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



10+ years of experience in IT Project Management, primarily within Financial Institutions

• Executive-level communication and presentation skills – able to communicate technical jargon to non-technical people, and clearly present ideas to senior-level stakeholders within the bank

• Strong Experience with Application Development Projects

• Agile Methodology Experience

PMP certification, PMO experience

• Finance Experience

AML Experience

• Any Agile Certification

• Previous work experience in an Application Development role

• Excellent Time and Priority Management

• Strong Vendor and Stakeholder Management experience