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The mandate of the Enterprise Project Delivery Excellence (EPDE) is to make project management a core competency at TD, reduce delivery risk and improve efficiency and effectiveness of delivery by ensuring that core practices, capabilities and centres of excellence are in place across the Bank. To effectively execute against the mandate, the EPDE has been functionally aligned into 6 strategic pillars:
Strategy & Business Management
Program Delivery Advisory Services & Communities of Practice
Enterprise Delivery Capabilities, Guidance & Analytics
Change Management & Communications
Corporate Portfolio Delivery Group (CPDG)
This role sits within the EPDE Delivery Pillar.
The Project Manager will plan, manage and deliver distinct projects through all specific phases in alignment with business and/or enterprise strategies. This individual will provide leadership, direction and coaching to teams while partnering with business and executive stakeholders within a single or across multiple Lines of Business (LoB).
Your Accountabilities Include:
Indirectly manage a LoB project team consisting of Business Analysts, Business SMEs and technology resources where applicable
Engage executive sponsor to ensure active participation on project initiatives
Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
Establish effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engage the correct levels to support the direction for the project
Provide 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
Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management)
Provide advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management
Collaborate with appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery
Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
Generate cost estimates and provides general financial management, incorporating risk, by leveraging appropriate tools, templates,
Proactively identify and track project risk and develop mitigation plans to manage risk
Accurately forecast and manage assigned budget to provide monthly financial reporting for projects in alignment with Finance standards
Support vendor management and strategic sourcing process, managing RFP activities and partnering with vendor(s) to ensure efficient and effective project delivery
Apply TDBG principles of project management life cycle methodologies, tools and best practices, ensuring that appropriate documentation, change and risk management practices are in place
5-7 years progressive project-related experience
Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of project management
Exposure to financial management with respect to tracking, forecasting and managing project budgets
Team player with ability to influence and achieve results through effective negotiation, problem solving
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Education / Accreditation:
University degree or comparable professional education/training
PMP certification or equivalent preferred
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