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Manager, Portfolio Management


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 6, 2017.

Loading… Manager, Portfolio Management 
Operations – Toronto, ON This is a full- time permanent position available in our Toronto Head Office. Why work at Moneris?As a leader in the payments Industry, Moneris is a hub of innovative thinkers looking to create safer, faster and smarter payment solutions for our customers. We are looking for candidates who welcome new challenges, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and want to continuously learn and grow within their careers. Moneris offers a competitive Total Rewards program, and was named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America in 2015. Purpose of the role
Reporting to the VP, Enterprise PMO, the Manager, Portfolio Management will direct project delivery at the business/function level and provide strategic direction and leadership to project teams. This role manages the business relationship for all portfolio projects within this business function, aligns resources and prioritizes to meet the business units overall objectives.  This position manages the reporting and governance process, providing the executive owners the information required to enable decision making at critical milestones and overall change management.  It also has accountability for delivery of all programs/projects within the portfolio, as well as managing the careers of the team members. For optimum success in this role, optimizing the team, building collaborative relationships, and focusing on performance, will be essential. You will be accountable for

  • Strategic Alignment: Work with Executive Owners and Business Sponsors to understand how projects are aligned with strategic objectives to ensure alignment
  • Portfolio Governance: Ensure that projects / programs have clearly defined goals and measurable outcomes and are properly governed throughout the execution lifecycle.
  • Portfolio Performance Tracking: Develop and track performance metrics and account management of assigned portfolio, ensure projects/programs within portfolio are delivered on time, budget and within defined scope
  • Internal Account Management: Communicate regularly with project portfolio stakeholders regarding portfolio status, issues, risks, opportunities, and other relevant topics
  • Portfolio Optimization: Consolidate and analyze portfolio strategic and financial information, identify opportunities to optimize investments versus returns
  • Delivery Leadership:  Accountable for delivery of large-scale initiatives, providing oversight to program and project management resources in executing on-time, on budget, mitigating risks, and providing high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Capacity Management: Plan for and manage resources allocation to minimize capacity constraints and maximize resources efficiency
  • Steering Committee Reporting: Confirm the Steering Committee schedule, establish Steering Committee content materials with input from Business Sponsors, Project Managers and Programs Managers, and create any additional materials as necessary
  • Team Member Development:  Lead, develop and motivate a high-performing team.  Foster and lead in an environment advocating and driving professional and personal growth and development of all team members, and guide them in achieving their career potential.  Support HR led succession plan by development of the department’s succession plan
  • Understanding and application of Corporate Strategy, Business Analysis, Operations Improvement/LEAN, Finance and Performance Management, Change Management and Program/Project Management
  • Act as the subject matter expert within the organization on project and portfolio management and supports business units across the organization in planning and execution of projects

 Your experience includes

  • Related University degree and related job experience.
  • Project Management Institute, PMP Certification or equivalent required
  • Six Sigma Certification is an asset
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is an asset
  • Demonstrated senior experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of project management processes, disciplines and execution essential.  (minimum of 10 years’ experience leading medium to large scale projects through full project life cycle)
  • 5-7 years of people management/leadership experience is required
  • Strong experience in Process Improvement or business consulting
  • Demonstrated experience in managing project financials and forecasting
  • Proven leadership experience in strategic planning, risk management and change management
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Experience in portfolio management (multiple projects and programs)
  • Previous experience in the payment industry considered an asset
  • Proficient and knowledge with Microsoft Windows/MS Office Applications including  PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Experience in various project development methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative, etc.)
  • Expert knowledge and application of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Expert knowledge and application of project management techniques and tools
  • Fluent in English (reading, writing, and verbal)
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to fit issues in with corporate goals and priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation and communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Superior organizational skills to complete responsibilities on a timely basis, while prioritizing and managing workload and ensuring quality results
  • Able to drive consensus among multiple stakeholders and be able to influence
  • Energetic self-starter but must possess a collaborative working style and thrive in a team environment
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Financial acumen 
  • Proven ability to influence and collaborate in a matrix organization
  • Strong problem solving skills to address project-related issues and risks.
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • High attention to detail and quality; influence and negotiation skills, able to work independently
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines

 About Moneris As one of North America’s largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions, annually. Moneris also provides electronic loyalty and stored-value gift cards, mobile and online solutions, and integrated POS software. With more than 350,000 merchant locations, Moneris provides the hardware, software and systems needed for our customers to “Be Payment Ready”.  Moneris is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties.  In addition, Moneris is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodations, we are happy to work with you to meet your needs. 

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D

How to Apply

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