Project Manager

Full Time posted 6 days ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Banking 

Merit Services is actively searching for an exceptionally talented and motivated Project Manager to become an integral part of our client’s dynamic team in the vibrant city of Toronto. As a Project Manager, you will assume a pivotal role in overseeing and orchestrating projects, ensuring meticulous planning, flawless execution, and diligent monitoring to achieve timely, cost-effective, and ultimately satisfactory deliverables for our valued clients. The ideal candidate will possess innate leadership qualities, outstanding communication skills, and a knack for resolving complex issues with finesse.


  • Take charge of project management activities, from initiation to completion.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to understand project requirements, objectives, and success criteria, and translate them into a comprehensive project plan.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, work breakdown structures, and resource allocation plans.
  • Facilitate effective communication among project team members, clients, and other stakeholders, ensuring clarity of roles, responsibilities, and expectations.
  • Proactively identify potential risks and issues that may impact project delivery, and develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans to address them.
  • Monitor project progress, track key performance indicators, and provide regular status updates and reports to stakeholders, highlighting achievements, challenges, and proposed solutions.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive team environment, promoting open communication, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement.
  • Lead and motivate cross-functional teams, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure high levels of engagement, productivity, and accountability.
  • Facilitate effective decision-making processes, encouraging input from team members and stakeholders to achieve consensus and drive project success.
  • Conduct comprehensive post-project evaluations to capture lessons learned, identify areas for improvement, and promote a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices, emerging trends, and project management methodologies, incorporating relevant knowledge into project management practices and approaches.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business Administration, Project Management) or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager, successfully leading and delivering complex projects within scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Exceptional leadership qualities.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail and the capacity to navigate and resolve complex project challenges.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and softwares.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies and frameworks (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


  • A competitive salary.
  • An extensive package of healthcare and dental coverage.¬†

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