Senior Project Manager, IT

Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Salary Range: $115,000 – $130,000

Who we are:

Canaccord Genuity (CG) is a leading independent full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets. CG is driven by an unwavering commitment to build lasting client relationships – we achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional, and corporate clients through comprehensive wealth management solutions and investment banking services. We are a leading independent wealth management firm in Canada, and the leading mid-market provider of investment banking advisory, equity research, sales and trading services for corporations and institutions.

We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and finding innovative, bespoke solutions.

Our entrepreneurial and friendly team will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value great work and collaboration and strive to eliminate bureaucratic thinking. We’re looking for talented people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to have an impact with innovative ideas and best practices.

Come be a part of our Canadian success story and help deliver superior experiences for our clients.

At CG, we recognize that diversity across our business strengthens our client relationships and enables more innovative solutions. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. CG provides an accessible candidate experience.

If you need any accommodations throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

The Project Manager will interact with internal and external client groups, including business stakeholders, management, IT specialists and vendors. This role requires solid team collaboration while working on concurrent change initiatives.


Plan, execute, control and close out the project and work packages against defined scope and budget;
Ensure assigned projects meet the requirements of Canaccord Genuity’s standards, policies and procedures;
Create, maintain and obtain sign off on project plans detailing deliverables, timelines and required resources;
Negotiate for required internal IT and business resources;
Create and maintain risk/issue logs and escalate issues to stakeholders and steering committee as appropriate;
Capture and document operation’s transition plans for post-implementation of a solution;
Review and contribute to documents produced by the project team: detailed business requirements, test plans, test scripts, system documentation (including operations manuals, service level agreements, and team knowledge bases);
Provide feedback and guidance to project team members;
Primary focus on scope of the work (project management);
Manage and lead projects of varying complexity and duration including complex projects requiring large amounts of effort (600-1,000+ hours) and over extended duration (6+ months or more);
Work with executive sponsors and business managers to prioritize requirements, issues and deliverables;
Manage stakeholder expectations and work through difficult conversations with project team, senior managers and executives;
Prepare high level business requirements, project proposals, business cases (as required) and presentation materials;
Champion for the Canaccord Genuity IT project governance process;
Perform additional duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

3-5 years of project management experience in the financial services industry;
Post-secondary education/certification in business-related and technical disciplines;
Skilled in business process redesign, with complex business models and technology;
Knowledge of SDLC methodologies;
Positive professionalism with strong communication and facilitation skills;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to grasp abstract concepts;
Mature and highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills;
Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment, with the ability to set and meet deadlines while working on multiple projects at a time;
Strong working knowledge of Agile practices;
Extremely proficient with MS Office applications;
Experience with API and Dataphile is an asset;
Experience with Pega applications is an asset.

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All applications will be held in strict confidence.

In order to be considered for employment, candidates selected for interviews will be required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Thank you for your understanding.