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BMO Financial Group Senior Business Consultant - (Workforce Strategy/Technology / Power Apps & Power BI) in Toronto, Ontario

Address:

100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Technology

Provides management consulting services and technology/industry expertise in support of business and enterprise needs, with a focus on workforce programming initiatives across Technology and Operations. Liaises with stakeholders to understand problems and opportunities, to facilitate the organization's goals by understanding business vision, objectives, and key performance indicators. Promotes new processes and methodologies, emerging technologies, and agile, and aligns to the unique project team requirements.

  • Provides guidance and expertise on enterprise workforce programs across Technology and Operations.

  • Provides strategic input into T&O workforce decisions as a trusted advisor.

  • Provides thought leadership in the development of new ideas, processes and emerging technology.

  • Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.

  • Leads the execution of IT workforce strategy by understanding business processes, policies, information and information systems.

  • Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal/external stakeholders.

  • Enhances productivity through the use of tools such as Power BI, Power Automate and Power Apps

  • Defines business requirements for analytics and reporting to ensure data insights inform business decision making.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Leads the development of the communication strategy focusing on positively influencing or changing behaviour.

  • Presents and communicates at all levels within IT and across businesses / groups.

  • Identifies opportunities to strengthen T&O capabilities (e.g. shares expertise to promote technical development, mentors employees, builds communities of practice and networks across technology).

  • Understands and follows a project requirements management plan so that activities and milestones of the project team can be measured against the goals of the plan.

  • Facilitates discussions and follows a disciplined approach to plan, elicit, analyze, document, communicate, and manage business requirements with stakeholders; applies a variety of elicitation techniques to probe, challenge, and understand requirements.

  • Builds exceptional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Assess project impact, benefits, and risks when scope changes.

  • Communicates and engages across stakeholder groups during construction and delivery of solutions.

  • Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through benchmarking and/or participation in professional associations.

  • Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.

  • Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.

  • Implements changes in response to shifting trends.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

    Qualifications:

  • Typically 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of workforce strategy.

  • Business Analysis Accreditation is an asset.

  • Knowledge of technical/business environment (e.g. Microsoft business technologies and applications, Power Platform, and SharePoint).

  • Understanding of industry standards and standard business capabilities.

  • Knowledge of business analysis, project delivery practices and standards across the project lifecycle.

  • Familiar with business strategy and assessments (i.e. feasibility studies, business cases and/or cost/benefit, project sizing and costing, and current state analysis/needs assessments).

  • Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.

  • Able to manage ambiguity.

  • Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.

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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

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 network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en.

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. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

BMO Financial Group Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.

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