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Senior Manager, TPS Strategic Initiatives

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

Application Deadline:


250 Yonge Street

Job Family Group:

Strategy & Change

  • The North American Treasury & Payment Solutions (TPS) Strategy team is looking to hire ex-management consulting / strategy talent to work on some of the most interesting and challenging opportunities and challenges to help drive an ambitious growth agenda. We develop and work on comprehensive strategies for commercial liquidity / cash management and cards services and capabilities across Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Capital Markets. Treasury and Payments is a dynamic area due to continuously evolving client needs, technology advancements, regulatory changes and competitive market conditions.

    The TPS Strategy team ensures consistent alignment of TPS strategies with individual product, channel, and business segment strategies. We also focus on delivering initiatives that are cross-team and across segments, providing guidance from strategy development through to execution.

    This role supports the development of BMO's North American strategy for Treasury & Payment Solutions. The incumbent is responsible for: co-developing strategy with partners and senior executives; ensuring the strategy aligns to channel, customer segment and product strategies; maintaining an eye on industry insights and competitive intelligence, and ensuring product development aligns to the overarching strategy.

    Key areas of accountability:

    Industry and customer knowledge
    • Develop and maintain an in depth understanding of the North American Liquidity and Cash Management landscape including: customer needs and trends; the regulatory environment; competitive dynamics and best practices; technology changes, and economics.
    • Serve as BMO's expert on the global emerging payments landscape and share key insights and important developments with relevant stakeholders.
    • Research customer needs and behaviors and assess impact and likelihood of customer adoption of new products, services and technologies.
    • Regularly scan the financial services and other industries to identify trends and best practices and maintain current competitive intelligence.
    Strategy and roadmap development
    • Formulate proposals for strategic initiatives that differentiate BMO in the marketplace.
    • Identify and evaluate new opportunities and technologies.
    • Contribute to the development of BMO's North American Treasury & Payment Solutions strategy.
    • Continually refresh strategy and roadmap as the industry evolves and work with internal and external stakeholders to execute strategy.
    Individual product/topic strategies
    • Partner with product teams to develop strategy and high level product design for individual products/areas.
    • Build business cases for new products/services/technologies and secure commitment to launch and fund development project.
    • Support business development and TPS leaders in identifying and evaluating potential opportunities for client experience improvement, business growth and innovation.
    Relationship management
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders across North American Payments, other BMO businesses and corporate groups, and external partners and vendors.
    • Work closely with channel and customer segment teams to ensure alignment of strategies.
    • Work closely with North American Retail Payments team to identify and capture synergies in emerging payment developments.
    Change and initiative leadership
    • Establish a strong link with TPS and Segment steams to lead initiatives and proactively work with partners to ensure that initiatives deliver targeted benefits and are aligned with TPS strategy.
    • Develop and lead strategic initiatives based on TPS strategy to improve overall capabilities of the business to drive revenue growth and profitability.
    • Perform/facilitate initiative or business reviews to ensure that business goals are met.
    Knowledge and skills:

    • Experience in strategy development and implementation, acquired through 3+ years with a premier strategy consulting firm, or 5-10 years in a similar role in industry, including experience in CX strategy at large organizations
    • Strong analytical skills with high-level of data understanding and client-focused data analysis
    • Ability to frame the problem and translate conceptual thinking into strategic plans to facilitate decision making for executive level audience
    • Advanced collaboration skills to influence various levels of stakeholders and partners
    • Relevant experience in Commercial Banking, Payments industry / emerging payments or in payments-related consulting a plus
  • Additional Job Description
    Additional Job Description

    • Typically, 3+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 2 years of management consulting / corporate or business unit strategy experience.
    • 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.
    • Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.
    • Proven ability to establish conducive working relationships with executives and managers across different groups.
    • Very strong quantitative, analytic skills and economic modeling skills.
    • Strong leadership skills, and ability to challenge status-quo / drive change.
    • Team-oriented, collaborative and flexible.
    • Results-oriented and self-motivated with a commitment to excellence.
    • Creative, lateral thinker with ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty.
    • Time management skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines.
Salary :

$92,400.00 - $171,600.00

Pay Type:


The above represents BMO Financial Group's pay range and type.

Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role, and may include a commission structure. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked. For commission roles, the salary listed above represents BMO Financial Group's expected target for the first year in this position.

BMO Financial Group's total compensation package will vary based on the pay type of the position and may include performance-based incentives, discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit:

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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.

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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.

Note to Recruiters: BMO does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to BMO, directly or indirectly, will be considered BMO property. BMO will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

About BMO

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE PART OF BMO. We’ve set our sights on being the bank that defines great customer experience. Our customers’ needs are changing and so are we. Everyone who works here has a role to play in making a difference for our customers. Every day. It’s an amazing feeling when you know you’re making a customer’s life better, and you can do it at BMO – whether you’re imagining a new product, designing a customer experience, streamlining an application, launching a marketing campaign or just being there in a very human way with the right answer.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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