January 14, 2013

CPA is looking to hire a Manager of Payment Operations (LVTS)

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Payments Association (CPA) is a key player in Canada’s financial infrastructure, managing the systems for clearing and settling payments between Canadian financial institutions with over 120 members – from Canada’s biggest banks to individual credit unions and caisse populaires.  More than 20 million payments, worth over $180 billion, are cleared through the CPA’s systems each day, including cheques, wire transfers, direct deposits, pre-authorized debits, bill payments and point-of-sale debits. 

They are seeking a Manager of Payment Operations LVTS to complement their existing team in Ottawa.

The Position:

Reporting to the Director, Client Services and Payment Operations, the incumbent will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Management of ongoing operations and business issues relating the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS);
  • Supervision and oversight of all committee, task forces, and working groups reporting to the LVTS Management Committee, or as assigned by the Director;
  • Providing a business interface role between CPA management, Financial Institutions, the Bank of Canada and other external stakeholders, ensuring that issues impacting members or the CPA are identified and resolutions analyzed.
  • Management, training, development, and guidance to staff within CSPO;
  • Assistance with the development of budgets associated with the projects and activities for which the manager is responsible;
  • Act as Project Sponsor for various LVTS projects, or as assigned by the Director.

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Post secondary education in business or commerce, or other relevant discipline;
  • A minimum of seven years progressive experience in a business analyst environment with five years of progressive management experience;
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry and CPAs systems and services and a good knowledge of industry practices, and developments in the area of payments clearing and settlement;
  • Experience in project management or facilitation;
  • Excellent project solving and analytical ability including the ability to identify risks and potential solutions; and
  • Exposure to training and support in a business systems area.

Other skills

  • Well developed relationship management/building skills;
  • Superior communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong organization skills; and
  • Strong customer service orientation.

The CPA offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.  Qualified applicants should submit their résumé to: hr@cdnpay.ca or 1200-180 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 2K3 or 613-233-3385(fax), Attn: Human Resources. 





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