Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017 4:53 PM
Requisition ID: 2436
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Purpose of Job:
The Director, IT Lean, is a senior technical contributor with expertise in a broad range of business and IT processes. The incumbent will interface with all levels of the business to understand current business processes and challenge them by identifying and leading projects and initiatives to the business on process re:engineering.
The incumbent will work with our IT clients, IT departments and business units to gather requirements, map business processes, re:engineer processes, and facilitate business and IT collaborations for the continuous improvement of IT services delivery. The incumbent will possess a full and broad technical knowledge of IT services, interdependencies between processes and how IT services are provided internally within the business unit or for business clients accessing those services while considering business implications of application to the current and future business environment. Will work closely to influence change transformation initiatives at all levels of the organization and possess strong project management capabilities to ensure effective and successful delivery of process efficiency solutions. The Incumbent will also oversee and create detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
Key Job Accountabilities:
Understands the business from several points of view and aligns IT and S systems and processes to address critical information, continuous improvements in achieving efficiencies.
Responsible for the successful implementation of specific business line solutions for projects, supporting highly complex business applications with complex integration needs across multiple technology disciplines.
Formulates and defines project scope, and objectives based on a thorough understanding of the requirements of the specific business line.
Participates in all phases of the IT System Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Acts as a key liaison between developers and business team members. Develops and provides timely project status updates/dashboards as needed, identifies and reports on projects risks in a timely manner and proactively mitigates risks associated with project delivery of improvement initiatives.
Provides expert knowledge of cross:functional and business processes and effectively influences peers and senior management to adopt, implement and align. Develops new strategies, tools and solutions to support project acceleration. Requires minimal management direction and handles extremely complex problems.
Leads projects with capabilities to convey and influence others to support all facets of the efficiency improvement ensuring desired objectives are achieved. Collaborates as the business lead with multiple technology groups and/or vendors to ensure that the appropriate associated applications, integrations, infrastructure and security architecture are designed to meet evolving business requirements, meet standards for reliability, scalability, performance and availability and align with Scotia IT and S Technology roadmap.
Skills, Experiences and Functional Competencies:
:Expertise in very complex business and technical processes and their implications across the enterprise.
:Expertise in project management disciplines/protocols.
:Thorough knowledge of Bank processes
:Thorough knowledge of Bank's major/key business units.
:Thorough knowledge of the overall IT and S organization and IT services delivery processes
:Working knowledge of Bank accounting and budgetary process.
Education and Other Requirements:
The incumbent must hold a relevant and recognized degree and proven IT experience with an emphasis on highly complex systems/business initiatives.
The incumbent must have 7 : 10 years of IT/ business industry work experience, which includes at least 3 years of experience in managing teams or projects. Typic
• Location: Toronto
• Post ID: 86828157 toronto