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    This is a contract position for a Client Facing Project Manager for our client who is in the Financial Sector.

    This position will use a hybrid model with some work from home and some work from the office.

    The Contract runs for 6 months.

    This is to work in the OPEN BANKING initiative (which will go-live next summer).
    very high profile project. Open Baking is not in North America yet, but it is live in places like the UK and Australia - if we find someone with Open Banking exp, this would be a very nice to have

    Advantages
    What we offer:
    Good compensation in a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment, the successful candidate will have the opportunity for new technical challenges, and to further their experience by working on high profile financial technology.

    Responsibilities
    * Manage medium scope and moderately complex projects or strategic initiatives, new products or services, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget, and meet scope requirements. Keep track of dependent projects, and coordinate activities, if required.
    * Ensure all key stakeholders are kept in the loop via formal and informal communication channels on project related progress.
    * Facilitate team meetings to communicate progress, status, issues, assignments and urgency.
    * Coordinate complex technical, system and process audits on client and internal engagements.
    * Assist with document preparation, which may include; Statements of Work, proposals, contracts, estimates, requirements analysis, and technical audits.
    * Participate in post-project reviews.
    * Oversee and ensure project level reporting is conducted in accordance with Symcor standards and timelines, including ensuring PM’s complete and submit weekly Project Status Reports (PSR) to the EPO/Program Manager, participating in project execution, Joint Steering Committee and Executive Steering Committee meetings, and providing program/project updates to clients, and other status updates, as requested, in support of executive reporting.
    * Review of resource assignments and forecast, and updated project demand.
    * Highlight areas of concerns, major variances to project plan, identify options and propose recommendations to address the same.
    * Create Project Status Report and submit to EPO/Program Manager.
    * Provide other status updates, as requested, in support of executive reporting.
    * Maintain an up-to-date view of the project resource plan, including highlighting any areas of concerns, and the impact to project deliverables to ensure timelines and budget requirements are met. Monitor and adjust project resource plan and schedule as required.
    * Work closely with Front Office Technical Consultant to ensure due diligence activities and outcomes are documented and in line with the project business objectives at the beginning of each project. Provide input regarding the implementation approach and PM effort estimates.
    * Assist with estimate gathering.
    * Assist with creation of the notional timeline.
    * Assist with requirements gathering and scope definition.

    Qualifications
    Looking for PMs with solid client-facing experience in their backgrounds (MUST BE EVIDENT IN RESUME).
    A very strong technical background in Application development is required so they are very aware of integration and client testing. Able to deal with client and customization requests (know what is and isn't possible).
    They will stand up with Product folks to provide data.
    Must have excellent client negotiation skills.
    Be self-confident and able to deal with internal and external stakeholders (including VP/C-suite level )

    Ideally have a PMI/PMP background
    Must have strong experience in BANKING

    Summary
    If interested and qualified for this role, please apply today for immediate consideration!!!

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
    This is a contract position for a Client Facing Project Manager for our client who is in the Financial Sector.

    This position will use a hybrid model with some work from home and some work from the office.

    The Contract runs for 6 months.

    This is to work in the OPEN BANKING initiative (which will go-live next summer).
    very high profile project. Open Baking is not in North America yet, but it is live in places like the UK and Australia - if we find someone with Open Banking exp, this would be a very nice to have

    Advantages
    What we offer:
    Good compensation in a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment, the successful candidate will have the opportunity for new technical challenges, and to further their experience by working on high profile financial technology.

    Responsibilities
    * Manage medium scope and moderately complex projects or strategic initiatives, new products or services, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget, and meet scope requirements. Keep track of dependent projects, and coordinate activities, if required.
    * Ensure all key stakeholders are kept in the loop via formal and informal communication channels on project related progress.
    * Facilitate team meetings to communicate progress, status, issues, assignments and urgency.
    * Coordinate complex technical, system and process audits on client and internal engagements.
    * Assist with document preparation, which may include; Statements of Work, proposals, contracts, estimates, requirements analysis, and technical audits.
    * Participate in post-project reviews.
    * Oversee and ensure project level reporting is conducted in accordance with Symcor standards and timelines, including ensuring PM’s complete and submit weekly Project Status Reports (PSR) to the EPO/Program Manager, participating in project execution, Joint Steering Committee and Executive Steering Committee meetings, and providing program/project updates to clients, and other status updates, as requested, in support of executive reporting.
    * Review of resource assignments and forecast, and updated project demand.
    * Highlight areas of concerns, major variances to project plan, identify options and propose recommendations to address the same.
    * Create Project Status Report and submit to EPO/Program Manager.
    * Provide other status updates, as requested, in support of executive reporting.
    * Maintain an up-to-date view of the project resource plan, including highlighting any areas of concerns, and the impact to project deliverables to ensure timelines and budget requirements are met. Monitor and adjust project resource plan and schedule as required.
    * Work closely with Front Office Technical Consultant to ensure due diligence activities and outcomes are documented and in line with the project business objectives at the beginning of each project. Provide input regarding the implementation approach and PM effort estimates.
    * Assist with estimate gathering.
    * Assist with creation of the notional timeline.
    * Assist with requirements gathering and scope definition.

    Qualifications
    Looking for PMs with solid client-facing experience in their backgrounds (MUST BE EVIDENT IN RESUME).
    A very strong technical background in Application development is required so they are very aware of integration and client testing. Able to deal with client and customization requests (know what is and isn't possible).
    They will stand up with Product folks to provide data.
    Must have excellent client negotiation skills.
    Be self-confident and able to deal with internal and external stakeholders (including VP/C-suite level )

    Ideally have a PMI/PMP background
    Must have strong experience in BANKING

    Summary
    If interested and qualified for this role, please apply today for immediate consideration!!!

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.