Senior Project Manager / Scrum Master
City : TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
Category : Strategy | Project & Program Management
Industry : Financial/Banking
Employer : RBC
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At RBC, our culture is deeply supportive and rich in opportunity and reward. You will help our clients thrive and our communities prosper, empowered by a spirit of shared purpose.
Whether you’re helping clients find new opportunities, developing new technology, or providing expert advice to internal partners, you will be doing work that matters in the world, in an environment built on teamwork, service, responsibility, diversity, and integrity.
What is the opportunity?
In this role, you will be responsible for the deliverables and implementation of Enhancements and Platform stabilization changes to the Avion Platform. You will quickly learn the business objectives and project concepts and take the team and the deliverables through to successful completion. You will develop the detailed work packages, schedules, budgets, identify the necessary resources and provide regular updates and communications to stakeholders/sponsors. You will also oversee and manage each project deliverable including vendor related deliverables for quality and completion.
What will you do?
Facilitate joint planning with the business sponsor in the early stages of project formation.
Manage each project’s scope and timeline
Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
Coach team members in Agile frameworks
Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
Help teams implement changes effectively
Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it
Facilitate schedule and cost forecasting.
Create and track project metrics. Identify trends and risks.
Provide recommendations on project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk.
Promote innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implement best practices.
Work with external vendors and third parties (consultants, off shoring, outsourcing) and manage the relationships at the project level.
Perform root-cause analysis, separating symptoms from causes, and work with appropriate teams/individuals to improve the current state, as required.
Strong knowledge of Project Management and PMO methodology.
What do you need to succeed?
Previous RBC or Financial Services experience would be an asset.
Managing teams of 15+ people within a matrix environment.
Experience managing multiple high-priority projects simultaneously.
Solid experience mentoring and guiding teams with project methodology (Waterfall, Iterative and/or Agile).
Ability to adapt and adequately apply experience to new situations
Strong verbal and written communications skills required to manage communications to all stakeholders.
Advanced understanding of IT principals, including lifecycle planning, estimating and architecture
What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
Opportunities to do challenging work
Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
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We also strive to provide an accessible candidate experience for our prospective employees with different abilities. Please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.
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