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Project Manager


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 30, 2021.

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions so you feel empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and feel truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

To learn more about CIBC, please visit

Job Description

What You’ll Be Doing

The management of risk is a fundamental element of CIBC’s objective of consistent and sustainable performance over the long term. To support that goal, CIBC’s Enterprise Risk Management group performs several critical activities including monitoring, measuring and controlling the credit, investment, market, operational, liquidity, reputation and legal risks to CIBC.

The Project Management is a unit within Risk Management. The group is responsible for operating, maintaining and enhancing the risk system infrastructure. It works in conjunction with other areas of CIBC to ensure collaboratively that trading credit, market and operational risks are appropriately identified, measured and reported, that all key issues are investigated, and that the underpinning technology solutions are comprehensive and robust.

As a Senior Project Manager within this team, you’ll be responsible for leading strategic projects or programs. This includes delivery from end to end using our Enterprise Delivery Framework (EDF) methodology including various phases such as; initiation and requirements, design, construction, testing, implementation and closure. If you are keen on the various components within Risk and have the critical eye to solve old problems in new ways, if you enjoy unravelling complex problems with multiple parts and if you have a deep background in delivery, then this will be an appropriate role for you.

How You’ll Succeed

  • Project delivery and review – Be responsible and accountable for leading strategic projects and programs from end to end, including various phases such as; initiation and requirements, design, construction, testing, implementation and closure and may be product, channel, business development or legal and regulatory in nature. Stakeholders will include individuals from across Retail & Business Banking and from across the CIBC enterprise. You will act as business sponsor representative for projects where required, monitor projects from a product perspective to ensure approved projects are completed successfully, on time and on budget. 

  • Strategy Development – Participate and contribute to the development of policy and strategy for Risk Management. You will promote an environment where innovative solutions are employed to ensure efficient, timely problem resolutions, which meet business needs and regulatory requirements. 

  • People and Relationship Management – Lead matrix team members in an enthusiastic manner, creating a forward-thinking culture of success. You will provide motivation, coaching, training and developmental opportunities to ensure employees can perform at or above the necessary standards. You will also assist staff with complex problems and in the resolution of difficult or complex issues. 

Who You Are

  • You can demonstrate experience in Project Management & Project Delivery for a minimum of 4 years. You have the ability to manage multiple small to medium sized projects running simultaneously. It’s an asset if you have experience with leading business projects and/ have supported LOBs within Risk Management. Proven ability of understanding technology impacting Business projects & being able to translate for Business use is also a strong asset.

  • You act like an owner. You thrive when you’re empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results.

  • You embrace and champion change. You’ll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.

  • You’re driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea

  • into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together

  • to bring a shared vision to life.

  • You are a bold and accountable leader. You have experience developing and implementing strategic team goals. You have experience coaching employees and driving successful team performance.

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home

  • Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity

  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training

  • Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan

What You Need to Know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact
  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit

Job Location

Toronto-CC East 13th Floor

Employment Type


Weekly Hours