BMO Financial Group Senior Manager, BMO Partners in Toronto, Ontario
55 Bloor Street West
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Provides expertise in the design, development, management and implementation of assigned strategic initiatives from business case development through to execution. Develops business goals and key performance metrics to support initiative/program monitoring and enable insights. Ensures cross-group coordination and logistical support for the implementation of change. Works across BMO to deliver specific initiative/program results in alignment with overall group goals.
Provides strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor.
Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group.
Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.
May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices.
Develops the business case by identifying needs, analysing potential options and assessing expected return on investment.
Recommends business priorities, advises on resource requirements and develops roadmap for strategic execution.
Leads the execution of initiatives/programs; assesses and adapts as needed to ensure quality of execution.
Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal/external stakeholders.
Defines business requirements for analytics & reporting to ensure data insights inform business decision making.
Leads change management programs of varying scope and type, including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.
Directs the planning & implementation of operational programs for an assigned digital portfolio/strategy and executes within required service level agreements and standards.
Acts as a trusted advisor to assigned business/group for assigned initiatives/business programs.
Recommends and implements solutions based on analysis of issues and implications for the business.
Assists in the development of strategic plans and holistic business programs.
Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.
Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for execution of business/group strategy.
Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
Employs systems (e.g. customized exception reports, tracking reports etc.) to manage information.
Integrates information from multiple sources to enable more efficient processes, enhanced analysis and/or streamlined reporting.
Monitors and tracks performance and addresses any issues.
Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.
Participates in change management activities.
Provides input into the planning and implementation of strategic insights programs.
Reviews the ongoing programs for effectiveness, considers industry trends and recommends enhancements; makes changes as required.
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.
Typically 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Combination of financial services and technology exposure; in-depth/expert understanding of digital issues/trends and how to leverage technology for competitive advantage.
In-depth knowledge of digital channels and workplace technology platforms and services.
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.
We’re here to help
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.