Director/Senior Manager - US Region Change Delivery, TD Securities

TD Description

TD Securities provides a wide range of M&A advisory, capital markets products and services to corporate, government and institutional clients. The firm works with clients around the world, focusing selectively and strategically on the key financial centers: Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Singapore and Tokyo. www.td.com

Department Overview

TD Securities (TDS) Change Delivery mandate is to deliver initiatives that enable business growth and compliance with global regulatory initiatives in an efficient and effective way while managing the risks associated with large scale programs.

Job Description

As Senior Manager you can expect to:
• Be a trusted partner who is considered the first point of contact for the Executive Managing Directors to drive business growth and solve problems.
• Leverage deep domain and delivery experience and well-established senior relationships to deliver innovative solutions to complex problems.
• Have an expert ability to influence partners towards solutions while ensuring appropriate transparency, reporting and escalation.
• Display an advanced capital markets and/or treasury business knowledge and skillset typically obtained through 7-10+ years of experience within a specific domain(s).
• Have experience with project delivery ownership through leading streams and/or representing a business in a large program.
• Set strategy for capability creation that enables business value. Can determine and articulate holistic benefits and risks of investment.
• Demonstrate excellent judgement with speed and integrity to drive results for the customer and shareholder within strategy and risk appetite.
• Have an advanced ability to energize and inspire others and implement new ideas and methods, championing transformational change.
• Stay energized, productive and focused in the face of challenges, ambiguity, change or strenuous demands.

Plan, manage and deliver distinct projects through all specific phases, in alignment with business and/or enterprise strategies. Provide leadership, direction and coaching to teams(s) while partnering with business and executive stakeholders within a single or across multiple Lines of Business (LoB). This role will lead the projects supporting TD Securities US growth businesses - Fixed Income, Prime Services and Global Transaction Banking. It includes leading a team of delivery drivers to deliver on scope set by the business while leveraging senior relationships and leadership skills to meet the collective goals of the business.

Job Requirements

• Manages projects with moderate regulatory oversight
• Production of a delivery operating model, inclusive of an end-to-end product roadmap, to maximize efficiency, effectiveness and scalability for locally owned projects
• Facilitates project execution through Rapid, TD Agile, and Waterfall delivery approaches as appropriate
• Accountable for key delivery decisions and aligning technology and business objectives into a shared delivery vision
• Supports the Executive Sponsor and Business Owner in structuring and securing approval for business case and funding
• Accountable for challenging program estimates and supporting the team in removing any roadblocks during the estimation process, in alignment with the Estimation Framework
• Establishes program governance structures for effective delivery orchestration, meeting TD's governance control objectives
• Responsible for executing local projects across all domains to meet the stated success criteria and product value realization, with explicit consideration to business process, change impacts and the transition from delivery to business as usual
• Accountable for establishing and executing processes and practices that support the appropriate project-level delivery framework (PDLC: requirements package, change management plan, testing plan, control processes for scope/requirements change)
• Establishes and manages resource plan, issues, risks and financial plans
• Coordinates with the respective enterprise control partners (e.g., EPDE, Strategic Sourcing Group, Legal, TRMIS, OCDO. etc.) to appropriately select, engage and manage external service providers as required
• Builds and leads a large diverse business team to effectively deliver productivity, quality and innovation

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required
• 10+ years relevant experience
• Outstanding record of project delivery success, preferably in Capital Markets/Treasury, in a large, complex organization
• Experience managing Prime Services or Treasury/Transaction Banking projects
• Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of project management including strong working knowledge of delivery methodology and collaboration tools including JIRA and Confluence and using Agile approaches
• Exposure to financial management with respect to tracking, forecasting and managing project budgets
• Ability to make an impact, influence and achieve results with effective negotiation, problem-solving and communication skills
• Superior inter-personal skills including conflict resolution, influencing and negotiation
• Demonstrated experience leading diverse, high performing teams
• Team player with ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external partners
• Ability to create and foster a cohesive team, and promote a positive work environment for all employees
• Ability to think strategically and possess strong business acumen
• Proven ability to stay focused under pressure, demonstrating resilience in challenging situations
• Experienced change agent, able to guide cross-functional teams through complex change from concept to execution
• Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo
• PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM or CSP designation an asset
• Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to cope with rapid change
• Strong leadership skills lead by example, champion change and develop a highly motivated team to consistently exceed expectations
• Ability to make business decisions based upon sound judgement to determine which issues to escalate vs. to resolve independently, and provide suggestions for possible resolution

Inclusiveness

At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, email the TD Bank US Workplace Accommodations Program at USWAPTDO@td.com . Include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.

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