Project Manager II Project Manager II …

TD Bank Group
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
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TD Bank Group
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
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Project Manager II
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Department Overview

Plan, manage and deliver distinct projects through all specific phases, in alignment with business and / or enterprise strategies. Provide leadership, direction and coaching to teams(s) while partnering with business and executive stakeholders within a single or across multiple Lines of Business (LoB).

Job Description

• Engages executive sponsor to ensure active participation on project initiatives
• Engages appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
• Establishes effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engages the correct levels to support the direction for the project
• Provides on-going communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Business Project Owner, Program Manager and Portfolio Manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner
• Responds to inquiries and escalates concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management)
• Provides advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management
• Applies Organizational Change Management principles and practices in order to effectively manage the people side of change (e.g., stakeholder analysis, business process management, people readiness, sustainment planning, etc.)
• Communicates project summary, status, financials, etc. to appropriate high-level executives at the Bank
• Collaborates with the appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery
• Assesses and ensures that customer experience / stakeholder implications are appropriately managed
• Builds consensus and relationships with project team and business
• Leads the project team, stakeholders and key project deliverables

• Indirectly manages a cross LoB Project team consisting of Business Analysts, Requirements SMEs, Business SMEs and Technology
• Resources where applicable to the project
• Provides advice and counsel to project team and business partners
• Liaises with external vendors and consultants as required
• Coaches, leads and mentors project team members and provides regular performance assessments to employees and their people managers
• Supports effective on boarding and off boarding of project resources
• Effectively manages project resources and external contractors / consultants in coordination of competing priorities
• Educates project team members on governance process and facilitates related sessions
• Leverages the creativity and experience of project team members to solve issues as they arise
• Develops an understanding of the technical / business aspects of the project in order to effectively manage the project and resources
• Works effectively in teams by being driven to win for the TD team, working well with diverse teams
• Manages the project team, stakeholders and key project deliverables
• Shares project experiences and learning with project management team and PMO peers

• Manages projects with moderate regulatory oversight
• Project risk profile is low to medium
• Management direction or executive oversight is provided as necessary
• Typically leads the delivery of Tier3 and / or Tier 4 projects with up to medium complexity profiles
• May indirectly manage a cross-LoB Project team consisting of Business Analysts, Business SMEs and Technology
• Resources where applicable to the project
• May manage a number of small projects at any given time, and time horizon of projects generally range from short to medium term
• Generally reports to a higher level Sr Project Manager, Program or Portfolio Director


• Delivers and owns project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
• Proactively identifies and tracks project risk and develops mitigation plans to manage risk (i.e., risk related to technology, change management, procurement, business process management, requirements management)
• Adheres to enterprise project gating and governance controls to ensure that projects meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and conforms to appropriate methodology
• Creates detailed project status reports and presents key highlights and related implications for business partners & leaders
• Accountable for the project management process and project management deliverables, for assigned projects
• Abides by enterprise project methodology and recognized project management processes', ensuring discipline and controls are consistently applied to all projects
• May take accountability as a SME for business-specific methodology and processes on the project (i.e., Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC), HR process, vendor management, etc.)
• Ensures production of necessary project documentation as agreed to by the Project Sponsor and involved Stakeholders
• Investigates and where necessary escalates all project issues to support effective resolution
• Oversees the scope during the course of the project and collaboratively adjusts scope where necessary ensuring adherence to established project change management processes
• Monitors project health continuously and engages management as required if project health changes
• Develops innovative approaches to create solutions to resolve problems and significant issues within the project's mandate
• Identifies all project dependencies and risks, ensuring that they are effectively managed
• Executes project management deliverables within budget and as per the approved project plan, working with business partners to develop the content of those deliverables
• Develops, monitors and tracks project plans throughout project lifecycle
• Monitors and controls the work related to each deliverable
• Champions project governance and processes
• Owns the accurate reporting of project financials (i.e., data quality) in the bank's enterprise reporting system
• Generates cost estimates and provides general financial management, incorporating risk, by leveraging appropriate tools, templates, established estimating models, best practices, stakeholders and processes for assigned project
• Accurately forecasts and manages assigned budget and provides monthly financial reporting for projects, in alignment with Finance standards
• Assists with overall program and / or portfolio financial reporting by providing input into the process
• Facilitates financial planning process as part of project planning and scoping for projects
• Provides project reporting, including technology spend, and ad-hoc analysis and presents issues requiring attention by senior management. Escalates issues, as required
• Identifies discrepancies between financial forecasts and actuals and escalates material discrepancies and adjusts scope, schedule or budget as appropriate
• Manages resource and capacity management process for assigned projects
• Ensures the project benefits realization process is followed throughout the life of the project
• Supports vendor management and strategic sourcing process, managing RFP activities and partnering with vendor(s) to ensure efficient and effective project delivery
• Works in close partnership with Finance and key stakeholders for monthly reporting requirements (i.e., Finance, Status, Issues Management)
• Ensure the project spending approval policy is followed
• Closes project spending accounts upon project closure




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