Manager, Financial Services Group

OPTIMUS | SBR - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Position

Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for a Manager to join our Financial Services Group.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate, build and succeed as part of a team of high performing professionals, and the ability to share challenges and rewards that come from working with a dynamic group of entrepreneurial thinkers who come from diverse backgrounds and fields of specialty with a passion for growing businesses – both ours and our clients’.

Our Managers demonstrate a high level of technical, industry knowledge and skills, specifically in the areas of Project Management within Banking and Financial Services.

You are ambitious, enthusiastic and adaptable with the ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment. You have solid working experience and understanding of the processes within Banking and Financial Services. You are confident, ambitious and have the ability to wear multiple hats and adapt to changing needs and environments while working independently.

Lead, participate and oversee overall project management through planning and administration which includes building and overseeing progress reports, client briefings, program plans, communications, client briefings, presentations, deliverables and reporting
Participate in change management activities including current-state and future-state process mapping, standard operating procedure changes, and training
Lead project teams, project timelines and deliverables
Ability to identify project issues and risks and prepare mitigation plans
Ability to develop, manage, and execute end-to-end solutions to clients’ needs and requirements/
Oversee assigned work related to project deliverables and deliver on time and manage project budget
Provide day-to-day direction, coaching and mentoring project teams. You will also be responsible for career management, professional development, and supporting employees through Optimus SBR’s Career Development Program (CDP)
Review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solutions
Participate in proposals development and other sales support, including identifying and assisting in selling extensions to clients, managing change order process and building and maintaining business relationship
Contribute to the life and culture of Optimus SBR
7-10 years relevant working experience
Previous banking and financial services experience, is required
Prior consulting experience, including business development experience is considered a strong asset
Experience managing teams
Strong project management skills
Strong people skills with an ability to lead, motivate, coach and mentor
Excellent facilitation skills and ability to sell ideas and recommendation to various stakeholders
Self directed, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Highly developed writing, communication, and presentation skills
Results-oriented individual with the ability to meet aggressive timelines
Innovative and dynamic. Brings an entrepreneurial spirit to our business
Strong work ethic and someone who is energetic, enthusiastic and committed to developing their career
Required Education: Related University Degree
Preferred Education: Post-Graduate degree, MBA, PMP, CMC, CPA, CFA or other relevant designations; or equivalent experience