BMO Financial Group Director, Data & Analytics Transformation in Toronto, Ontario
Reporting to the VP Head of Data & Analytics Transformation, you'll be part of the Enterprise Data and AI (EDAI) team who's goal is to harness the power of Data, Analytics & AI to create a competitive advantage and accelerate growth across lines of business and corporate areas for the bank.
There will never be a “typical day” at BMO EDAI and that’s why people love it here. We reward high-performance and encourage experience across a range of opportunities to learn, execute on seminal projects and deliver material impact to our stakeholders.
What will you do?
Be the Leader for multiple portfolios, BMO line of business or corporate areas by collaborating with leadership on their multiyear business growth objectives to formulate a joint vision to enable these objectives using Data, Analytics & AI, architect solutions, prepare multi-year roadmaps, identify near-term pilots to prove value, generate business cases and track ongoing business benefits realized
Facilitate collaborative sessions with partners applying design thinking methods to engage stakeholders and generate key outcomes
Partner with business teams as the front line to triage risks and issues related to Data, Analytics and AI
Develop solutions across key enablers including but not limited to Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning, Data Quality/Governance, Digital, and Technology for areas such as pricing analytics, customer analytics, performance management, monetization, and others
Identify opportunities to apply advanced data mining and wrangling techniques, machine learning, graph, optimization, automation and other techniques as warranted
Analyze important success metrics, spend and achieved benefits from projects to ensure the team is delivering improvement to integrate analytics and value metrics into the fabric of business decision-making
Be an expert within specific domains of Data and Analytics and represent us within internal forums and at external events (conferences, meet-ups, etc.)
What do you need to succeed?
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Business)
Minimum of 7 years of knowledge in pricing analytics, customer analytics, performance management, or other areas
Minimum of 7 years of knowledge in big data platforms and applications in one or more of the following: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance and Wealth Management,
Minimum of 5 years in a strategy role (Analytics Strategy Consulting, equivalent) in which you developed strategies, roadmaps, operating models, business cases, and have structured new opportunities
Experience designing and building compelling presentation material in Powerpoint and other formats
Experience leading and inspiring teams
Experience working creatively and collaboratively to identify solutions
Excellent structured communication (written and oral), presentation and interpersonal skills: ability to explain analytical solutions, techniques, technology and business value propositions
How to set yourself apart?
Graduate degree in AI, Masters in Business Analytics, or Masters in Business Administration
Exposure to BI and advanced analytics techniques (machine learning, data mining, graph analytics, etc.)
Data visualization skills (e.g. d3.js, Tableau, Spotfire)
Experience with large-scale data architecture, data management or similar complex projects
Design Thinking methods and facilitation
We’re here to help
At BMO we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the centre of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.
As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and networkbuilding opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.
To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.
BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.