IT Project Manager - Middleware Upgrade
Job Description

IT Project Manager - Specialist

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for an IT Project Manager - Specialist.

IT Project Manager - Specialist – Job Description

  • This team is responsible for the project management and delivery of all Wealth Management Technology projects.
  • 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 procedures and policies.
  • This role will be supporting a major upgrade to the middleware for the Online Brokerage system. This system supports the bank’s direct investment platform (both online browser and mobile) and a few related products and is considered one of the major applications within Wealth Management Technology.
  • Working with various teams within WMT such as Business Analysis, Quality Assurance, Development, and Production Support.
  • Working with Infrastructure Group (Technology Operations) and external infrastructure provider (DXC).

IT Project Manager - Specialist – Mandatory Skills

  • 8+ years of IT project management experience from within major banking organizations
  • Experience managing projects with budgets of $5,000,000 or more
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills

IT Project Manager - Specialist – Nice to Have Skills

  • Wealth Management experience is strongly preferred

IT Project Manager - Specialist - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

IT Project Manager - Specialist - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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