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Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Planning & Integration

Job Description

We’re on a mission to build the relationship-focused bank of the future and we’re looking for the passionate collaborators, innovators, advisors, and leaders who can get us there. Our distinct culture is built on a shared commitment to do what’s right for our clients, our people, and our communities, and we strive for excellence in everything we do. Because life at CIBC is not only what you do, but how you do it.
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What You’ll Be Doing
You will be part of the Credit Cards team reporting to the Director, Strategic Initiatives, Planning & Integration.  As the senior manager you will lead and support several activities that are critical to ensuring that the Credit Cards Business is progressing smoothly. These activities include: the development and execution of the multi-year cards strategic roadmap, the annual planning process and ongoing business review activities, development of strategic executive presentations while ensuring alignment with cards/organizational priorities and the ongoing management of important business activities that are required to ensuring both cards as well as organization initiatives are running smoothly.
How You’ll Succeed
  • Collaboration - Partner with cards and organization stakeholders to collaborate and deliver work packages of varying nature including: strategic roadmaps and initiatives, strategic planning and ongoing business management activities
  • Idea generation - Contribute ideas and concepts to the Cards multi-year roadmap by staying engaged in business discussions and well-informed on new opportunities across the industry. Raise suggestions and ideas that identify new and effective ways to improve client experience and deliver business growth
  • Driving business - Assist in identifying and recommending changes to existing business processes to enhance operational efficiency and drive effectiveness
  • Prioritization and Multi-tasking - Manage multiple activities and deliver effectively on priorities set by the Cards leadership team. Self-planning responsibility including latitude to establish priorities, work plans, identify issues and solve problems. Manage multiple judgements and decisions which have critical business implications, often within narrow timelines


Specialist Experience

  • You can demonstrate experience in strategic and business planning as well as business model development.  You are an effective problem solver with strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret factual (and conceptual) information with the objective to move deliverables along while addressing obstacles and meeting timelines.  You also have well developed presentation and communication skills both written and verbal to convey or present complex conceptual information involving interpretation and opinion.
  • You've Completed. Business degree (BBA or MBA preferred).
  • You act like an owner. You thrive when you're empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results.
  • You put our clients first. You engage with purpose to find the right solutions. You go the extra mile, because it's the right thing to do.
  • 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.
  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.


Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.


Job Summary

  • Canada
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
23 December 2018
Applications Deadline
23 February 2019

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