Position Id
MFCJP00007153
Location
Toronto ON
Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Position: Risk Manager (Agile Expert) IV

Duration: 4 months

Location: Remote for now and later Downtown Toronto


Job Description:

Soft Skills: Excellent Stakeholder Management, Communication and presentation skills, Team management & effective resource management skills required as the team members will not directly report to the PM or belong to project sponsoring vertical.

Technical Skills:

Must-have:

  • Prior experience working on Financial Risk and Market Risk regulatory projects
  • Knowledge of Agile principles and ability to run Scrum events using Jira and Confluence
  • Act as Agile coach in mentoring squad and Product owners on Agile principles and responsibilities of each role
  • Ability to work with business teams/product owners on backlog prioritization and product vision
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders, provide status updates, manage budget and stakeholder communications
  • Proactively identify risks and issues on projects - leading team to develop risk management and issues management plans
  • Prior experience of working in matrix organizations and multiple vendor resources is required
  • Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and handle uncertainty
  • Monitors and manages project baseline to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope, budget and schedule – manages variances
  • Identifies potential points of contention for missed deliverables; creates and implements strategy to mitigate shortfalls in timeline and budget

Nice-to-have:

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Exposure to Data Warehousing projects

Domain Knowledge:

  • 8+ yrs. of experience in managing global projects from inception to deployment stage
  • Understanding of Risk Measures like Economic Capital, Earnings at Risk & Value at Risk
  • Prior experience of managing Data analytics and/or Visualization projects is preferred
  • Experience of working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Knowledge of SQL Server and ETL technologies

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