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Job ID1669
Job TitleDelivery Manager
Permanent/Contract Contract
Travel (%)0
Date Posted 2019-05-15
CityToronto
State/Province ON
CountryCanada
Job Description A bank in Downtown Toronto is seeking a Delivery Manager for a 6 month contract renewable or go FTE. The Cash Trading & Operations Technology is seeking a Delivery Manager for the WSS MM Upgrade Project. This project involves a hardware migration for the bank’s book of records. It is a full migration of a core platform including legacy data, which will also include a migration from Solaris to Linux. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of a supportive team and have the opportunity for growth. Typical Day in Role • Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including business case preparation and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution. The focus is to be kept on overall business solutions, not on specific packages or technologies. • The solution must be formally documented and costed as the General Design Document and internally represented on the project management tool (i.e. Microsoft Project). Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels (not to exceed 10 work day increments and not to detail less than 4 hours) • Identify and confirm project leads from all required stakeholders and Bank's intek groups to ensure responsibilities and deliverables are understood by each. • Define project governance, identify senior stakeholders & sponsors to form a steering committee (should it be necessary). Work with Project Sponsor to prepare appropriate information for dissemination to the Steering Committee. • Manage project participants and relationships ensuring project teams are cohesive ad operating to common objectives and priorities. • Work with Project Sponsor to establish the scope of the project and than managed to the established scope. Ensure Project Change Notifications are raised where necessary and approved. If the scope changes identify impacts to the Sponsor. And/or Steering Committee. • Hold meetings and work sessions as necessary to ensure that project management deliverables are met i.e. project planning, risk management, issue management, status meetings • Provide support to Client including business case preparation and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution. The focus is to be kept on overall business solutions, not on specific packages or technologies. • Motivating the Project Team and maintaining the momentum of the Project against background of changing and occasionally conflicting priorities • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the monthly Project Status Reports and escalating issues to the Operations Sponsor, the SVP and the EVP, as required. • Ensure the documentation and archiving of project activities, deliverables, tools and findings and for use in future projects.
Job Requirements Must Have Skills: 1) Overall 5+ years of experience 2) Project oriented work (any project involving migrating from one system to another, upgrades on versions for applications) – 3+ years 3) Hardware migration (infrastructure) – at least one migration project 4) Strong technical background (SQL, Linux) – 1+ years of experience 5) Strong communication skills (will be working with very diverse team, need to be clear & articulate) - Really good comm skill - Worked on number of projects in different environments (agile and waterfall) - Comfortable giving direction (will own major parts of project – direct team, divide work, dealing with stakeholders) - Want someone whose hands on as well though– not just delegating work Nice-To-Have Skills: - Java - Capital markets (specifically money markets) experience - Experience with Wall Street - Experience with Jira, Confluence or Kanban - Technical certifications Degrees or certifications: • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
     
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