Senior Project Manager – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Project Manager

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Job Title

Senior Project Manager

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

Leads in planning, organizing and implementing complex application delivery projects. Typically manages 2 or more specialized departments comprised of supervisors, managers, professionals, and/or large numbers of operational support employees. This role will require you to be located in the Halifax / Nova Scotia region and be able to commute to the office as you will be required to work at least two days per week in the office, as indicated by your manager.

What will you do?

  • Display Project Leadership skills through stakeholder management, team leadership, and management of internal and external dependencies;
  • Excel in Project Delivery by establishing and maintaining effective project routines, facilitating and planning ceremonies in line with Project Frameworks, and ensure clear, concise and timely communication across the project deliverables;
  • Display effective Schedule Management skills using scheduling and estimating tools (e.g. Burndown charts, project plans) to estimate and sequence project tasks, milestones and deliverables in alignment with desired outcomes;
  • Excel in Financial Management through cost estimation within appropriate degrees of confidence, monitoring and controlling of project costs ( forecasts, baselines, actuals and benefits) and the PAR process;

What do you need to succeed?


  • A track record of successful delivery as both a Project Manager and Scrum Master with intermediate to advanced coaching/development/servant leadership mindset;
  • Advanced understanding and experience of RBC’s Agile, iWF, and Business Agility project management frameworks and tools (e.g. Planview, MS Project, Jira, Leankit, Confluence);
  • Advanced communication skills including presentation, facilitation, verbal and written with comfort presenting to senior level management and executives;
  • The ability to prioritize work for the greatest impact through effective decision making skills, with a growth mindset and the desire to continuously learn and improve ;
  • Experience with successful delivery across multiple lines of business within P&CB and Technology, displaying enthusiastic attitude for success; attention to detail; curiosity and passion for innovation;
  • Ability to focus on the Client and ensure their voice is always represented with accountability and willingness to own the outcome and contribute to strategy through expertise.


  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Designation and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation;
  • Undergraduate degree/Diploma.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to lead a variety of projects with cross-functional teams across the enterprise;
  • Expanding your network and developing your professional skillset;
  • Opportunity to work in a Best-in-Class Project Delivery and Management Office with a high performance, continuous improvement and agile mindset;
  • Flexible work environment that enables effective work-life integration and open communication & collaboration.

Job Summary

Participates in the technical design, development, and implementation of application systems. Applies complete knowledge, skills, and practices to perform assignments.

  • Address: BEDFORD, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Work hours/week: 37.5
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Platform: Technology and Operations
  • Job Type: Regular
  • Pay Type: Salaried
  • Posted Date: 2022-07-13-07:00
  • Application Deadline: 2022-08-27-07:00

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