• Project Manager
    • Toronto (Remote)
    • Permanent
    •  IT Project Manager (Intermediate) 

      Reporting to the Director, PMO, this PM will plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and budgets. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

      What you will do in a day:

      Strategy & Planning

      • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
      • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
      • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
      • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and stakeholders
      • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
      • Track project milestones and deliverable
      • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
      • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project
      • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
      • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
      • Create executive level project reporting as required 

      Acquisition & Deployment

      • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
      • Submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes if necessary
      • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company
      • Determine and assess need for additional staff and recruit staff when necessary 

      Operational Management

      • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
      • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
      • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate team members
      • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
      • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
      • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirement documentation, presentations.
      • Proactively manage changes, identify potential crises devise contingency plans
      • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
      • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

      What You Bring to The Team 

      • University degree or college diploma.
      • PMP Certification is an asset, knowledge of PMBOK guidelines are required.
      • 5 + years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
      • Experience managing projects exceeding $5M.
      • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Smartsheet is an asset
      • Working knowledge of a Microsoft environment
      • Understanding of software development methodologies
      • Understanding of Change Management and Change Management principals
      • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
      • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
      • Strong interpersonal skills including negotiation skills
      • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior leaders, clients and other departments
      • Proven ability to bring project to successful completion
      • Strong written and presentation communication skills
      • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
      • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
      • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
      • Mature emotional intelligence

       

       

       

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