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Requisition Number:  9032
Position Type:  Term
Position Length:  2 years (extension/conversion possible)

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Remote Work:  Hybrid Model
Closing Date:  June 8, 2023 23:59 EST

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We invite you to join an organization where differences are seen as strengths and are recognized, valued and respected. We welcome all candidates to apply and strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they identify with an Employment Equity designated group (Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, Women or Racialized/Visible Minorities). 

Senior Project Manager - Banking Operations

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The Bank of Canada has a vision to be a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in our environment. 

Building on the principles that have always guided us – excellence, integrity and respect – we strive to be forward-looking and innovative, to welcome people with diverse perspectives and talents, and to earn trust by living up to our commitments and by clearly explaining the intent of our policies and actions.  

With our defined-benefit pension plan, benefits, and high flexibility for work life balance - find out more about why we are annually ranked as one of Canada's top employers:  Working Here - Bank of Canada


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About the position  
We are seeking innovative and dedicated individuals to join our Financial Markets and Banking Operations division. You will be part of a dynamic and highly skilled team of specialists working in a fast-paced environment enabling Canada’s Leading Bank to work proactively.  No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized, and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.  


As part of Banking Operations team, you will lead the build and deployment of enhancement to large and complex Information Technology (IT) solutions. You will work closely various teams to lead efficient work prioritization and value delivery at the IT level. You will also participate in strategic planning and innovation/discovery activities.  
What you will do 

  • Lead and manage several complex application development and infrastructure improvement initiatives focused on central banking operations. 
  • Lead all project life-cycle phases, from project initiation to testing, delivery and operations. 
  • Develop project plans, project roadmaps, prioritize, and delegate work to achieve project objectives, manage risks and interdependencies and optimize the delivery of application development and infrastructure improvement initiatives. 
  • Collaborate proactively with other teams to establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and to support the resolution of client inquiries and concerns.  
  • Provide regular updates on progress and delivery to the sponsor/client.  
  • Provide advice and guidance on matters relating to Agile and project management practices and methodologies.  

Your knowledge and skills   

As an experienced Project Manager, you are resourceful and well-organized, an effective communicator, team player, innovative problem solver, self-starter and change contributor.  


In addition, you have  

  • solid understanding of technology service delivery and support processes. 
  • solid analytic and problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions and judgments. 
  • solid interpersonal skills (team player): ability to share expertise, provide/receive constructive feedback and contribute ideas to achieve common goals. 
  • experience in facilitating workshops and presentations to senior stakeholders. 
  • knowledge of project life-cycle management; program and portfolio management. 
  • strong business acumen, including the ability to communicate value and translate business needs into project objectives.  
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in writing clear, concise documents. 
  • hands-on experience leading cross-functional or distributed teams combined from employees and external consultants as well as on-site and remote resources. 
  • experience in delivering projects in an agile environment. 

Your education and experience  

  • university degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. computer science, engineering, administration)   


  • a minimum of seven years of experience in the field of IT as a project manager  
  • a minimum of five years of recent project management experience in delivering complex IT application development projects.  


  •   an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered  


What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English and French essential (bilingual) with a minimum starting level of functional (level 4) in second official language. Training may be provided to help reach the required level of fully functional (level 5) in second official language.
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Reliability 
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available. 


Hybrid Work Model #LI-Hybrid

The Bank offers work arrangements that provide employees with flexibility, enable high-performing teams, and support an excellent workplace culture. Most employees can telework from home for a substantial part of each month as part of the Bank`s hybrid work model, and they are expected on site at the Bank location a minimum of eight days per month to help build connections between colleagues. You must live in Canada, and within reasonable commuting distance of the office.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career. For more information on key benefits please visit A great deal to consider


  • Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $99,340 to $124,175 (job grade 18)
  • Depending on performance, you may be eligible for performance pay. The first tier of performance pay is for successfully meeting expectation, at  7 to 10% of your base salary. The Bank offers additional performance pay for those who exceed expectations (15% of your base salary).. Exceptional performers who far exceed expectations may be eligible for higher performance pay.
  • Flexible and comprehensive benefits so you can choose the level of health and dental coverage that meets your needs
  • Extra vacation days (up to five each year) that you can purchase to add to your vacation entitlement
  • Option to join the indexed, defined-benefit pension plan after 24 consecutive months of service #LI-POS


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.T