Project Manager- Intermediate

January 10, 2018

The IT Delivery organization is a dynamic team of information technology professionals accountable to deliver projects that include New Product Introductions and enhancements to a range of platforms such as Service Qualification, Order management and Provisioning systems. 

 

The client’s Information Technology (IT) is looking for a motivated and knowledgeable project manager with experience in cross functional project delivery. In partnership with multiple sponsors and vendors, the candidate will be responsible to deliver a variety of projects related to upgrades of existing functionality and introduction for new functionality.

Job duties / accountabilities:

 

Reporting to a Senior Project Manager, this position will manage multiple projects including:

  • Develop scope, manage planning, implementation and delivery of projects to meet client requirements;
  • Manage project teams to deliver project scope on-time, quality and budget;
  • Produce project cost estimates, develop and manage the project budget;
  • Provide required project documentation to sponsor, executives and project team members, including: project status, scope definition, project charters, detailed project management plans with schedule of key milestones, issue logs, budget tracking reports, weekly status reports and risk assessments/contingency plans;
  • Maintain a detailed WBS of the project tasks including dates, durations and dependencies;
  • Responsible for risk identification/ mitigation planning;
  • Utilize project management methodologies and provide appropriate documentation that is consistent and reusable;
  • Actively manage change within the project, tracking issues and manage the sponsor’s expectations regarding any changes during the project life cycle.

 

Essential Qualifications / Competencies:

 

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma, Project Management Certification (PMP or PMC) and/or BA Certification;
  • 3-5 years project management experience;
  • Proven ability to manage successful business relationships with peers in various departments and at different levels of management;
  • Proven facilitation skills;
  • Proven ability to work with technical SMEs to deliver project requirements;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
  • Strong PC and Internet skills including working at the intermediate level in MS Office programs, especially MS Outlook, Excel, Project and Power Point;
  • Strong planning and organization skills;
  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Good understanding of IT and software development;
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, numerous interdependencies and constant changing priorities while driving to deliverables;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of team spirit.

     

Preferred Qualifications / Competencies:

  • A Masters Certificate in Project Management is optional but highly recommended
  • PMP Certification is highly regarded;
  • Bilingualism is an asset;
  • Familiarity with client processes and systems for costs management would be an asset – PEATS, PORT, SAP;
  • Familiarity with the BBSP, Waterfall, Agile, PTP and Continuous Improvement Program (Six Sigma) methodologies;
  • General knowledge and understanding of  network, systems and processes.

 

 

Additional Information:

  • A full time contract position;
  • Job location (Anywhere in Canada): Preferred: major centres of Ottawa, Montreal, Greater Toronto Area, and Calgary
  • Ability to travel with little advance notification; travel is typically infrequent depending on project needs;
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet project deliverables when necessary;

The masculine and feminine used in this job offer refer equally to employees of both sexes and in no way represent a particular distinction based on gender.Job location (Anywhere in Canada): Preferred: major centres of Ottawa, Montreal, Greater Toronto Area, and Calgary

The IT Delivery organization is a dynamic team of information technology professionals accountable to deliver projects that include New Product Introductions and enhancements to a range of platforms such as Service Qualification, Order management and Provisioning systems. 

 

The client’s Information Technology (IT) is looking for a motivated and knowledgeable project manager with experience in cross functional project delivery. In partnership with multiple sponsors and vendors, the candidate will be responsible to deliver a variety of projects related to upgrades of existing functionality and introduction for new functionality.

Job duties / accountabilities:

 

Reporting to a Senior Project Manager, this position will manage multiple projects including:

  • Develop scope, manage planning, implementation and delivery of projects to meet client requirements;
  • Manage project teams to deliver project scope on-time, quality and budget;
  • Produce project cost estimates, develop and manage the project budget;
  • Provide required project documentation to sponsor, executives and project team members, including: project status, scope definition, project charters, detailed project management plans with schedule of key milestones, issue logs, budget tracking reports, weekly status reports and risk assessments/contingency plans;
  • Maintain a detailed WBS of the project tasks including dates, durations and dependencies;
  • Responsible for risk identification/ mitigation planning;
  • Utilize project management methodologies and provide appropriate documentation that is consistent and reusable;
  • Actively manage change within the project, tracking issues and manage the sponsor’s expectations regarding any changes during the project life cycle.

 

Essential Qualifications / Competencies:

 

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma, Project Management Certification (PMP or PMC) and/or BA Certification;
  • 3-5 years project management experience;
  • Proven ability to manage successful business relationships with peers in various departments and at different levels of management;
  • Proven facilitation skills;
  • Proven ability to work with technical SMEs to deliver project requirements;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
  • Strong PC and Internet skills including working at the intermediate level in MS Office programs, especially MS Outlook, Excel, Project and Power Point;
  • Strong planning and organization skills;
  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Good understanding of IT and software development;
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, numerous interdependencies and constant changing priorities while driving to deliverables;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of team spirit.

     

Preferred Qualifications / Competencies:

  • A Masters Certificate in Project Management is optional but highly recommended
  • PMP Certification is highly regarded;
  • Bilingualism is an asset;
  • Familiarity with client processes and systems for costs management would be an asset – PEATS, PORT, SAP;
  • Familiarity with the BBSP, Waterfall, Agile, PTP and Continuous Improvement Program (Six Sigma) methodologies;
  • General knowledge and understanding of  network, systems and processes.

 

 

Additional Information:

  • A full time contract position;
  • Job location (Anywhere in Canada): Preferred: major centres of Ottawa, Montreal, Greater Toronto Area, and Calgary
  • Ability to travel with little advance notification; travel is typically infrequent depending on project needs;
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet project deliverables when necessary;

The masculine and feminine used in this job offer refer equally to employees of both sexes and in no way represent a particular distinction based on gender.

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