BMO Financial Group Senior Manager, Strategic Analytics/Data Scientist in Ontario, Canada


The Senior Manager, Strategic Analytics works with business and Technology & Operations partners to lead the design, development, and implementation of analytics solutions that drive measurable business outcomes and create a distinctive customer experience. The Senior Manager, Strategic Analytics plays a key role in defining the engagement approach, managing business relationships and is accountable for the execution of analytics initiatives; including conducting research and analysis, generating ideas, structuring data and building solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity that is on the forefront of a critical enterprise capability, providing thought leadership to the enterprise on the value of data and analytics. The incumbent will get to work with and support multiple lines of business to help them achieve their objectives and will work directly with business leaders and lead projects with immediate and concrete results.

This role could also be quite attractive for a past Data Scientist who has performed big data analytics on large volumes and wide varieties of data. The role would permit the incumbent to be engaged on both the business and technology side and will use analytics to provide additional insight to our environment and provide intelligence that will act as a catalyst of change.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Leads in the design, development and implementation of analytic solutions that meet business objectives, this includes:

  • Participating in interviews, brainstorming sessions and workshops with key stakeholders to identify business objectives.

  • Translating business objectives into solutions as Data & Analytics agents of change.

  • Building high quality analytic solutions that are intuitive for senior audiences, simple to maintain, and drive real business outcomes.

  • Contributing to building an enterprise community of Data & Analytics practitioners to facilitate best practice sharing and support.

  • Executes initiatives in line with the enterprise strategy and direction:

  • Educates business partners on the enterprise strategy by effectively communicating the approach and benefits.

  • Builds solutions with the enterprise direction to facilitate integration across models.

  • Champions the adoption of standard enterprise tools.

  • Manages key relationships with partners to build a lasting foundation of trust and advice:

  • Ensures successful transition of solutions to the business for on-going maintenance, sustainment, and continued improvement.

  • Contributing to building an enterprise community of Data & Analytics practitioners to facilitate best practice sharing and support.



  • Possesses a university degree in business/commerce, data sciences, engineering, finance and/or mathematics (graduate level degrees preferred) and/or 7 to 10 years of experience in analytics, finance and/or consulting.

  • Possess advanced knowledge of design and analysis methodologies to work in an agile development environment.

  • Fluent in one or more industry leading analytics tools and techniques including, but not limited to, SAS, R, Python, statistical modelling, networks analysis, and sentiment analysis.

  • If already a BMO employee, demonstrates solid knowledge of BMO’s vision, mission, and strategy.


  • Exhibits advanced analytical, critical thinking skills, and integrative skills.

  • Demonstrates solid communication skills (both written and verbal) and relationship management skills at a senior management level.

  • Demonstrates ability to build a good fact base, apply sound reasoning, and generate relevant recommendations that get implemented and lead to business success.

  • Demonstrates innovative thinking and creativity.

  • Is able to handle multiple priorities.

  • Is able to work highly independently and work successfully with a team that has diverse skills, knowledge, and educational backgrounds.

  • Possesses solid leadership skills.

At our company, we have been helping our customers and communities for over 195 years. Working with us means being part of a team of talented and passionate individuals with a shared focus on working together to deliver great customer experiences. We stand behind your success with the support you need to turn your potential into performance.

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BMO Financial Group is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

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