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Senior Project Manager

On behalf of our client in the Public Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager – Job Description

  • Demonstrated Management Skills:
  • Communication of Project Management Processes to business and service providers
  • Able to persuade, convince, influence or impress others
  • Initiative - takes action, proactively doing things and not simply thinking about future actions
  • Information seeking - ability to acquire information relevant to the achievement of valued goals
  • Strategic business thinking - ability to apply their technical knowledge and experience to facilitate management decisions for achieving business objectives
  • Team leadership - ability to take a role as leader of a team or other group
  • Deliver enhancement and sustainment activities within customer focused Product Team
  • Manage and maintain MS Project Plans, develop action plans for issues, track risk mitigation plans, make recommendations as necessary to advance project
  • Lead, build, champion and drive the cultural adoption of agile-based delivery across the delivery organization
  • Execute, and coach the various agile ceremonies, work methods and practices to product/project teams including, backlog refinement and planning, sprint planning and retrospectives, sprint and story estimations and agile project resource planning
  • Work side by side with product owners fostering a collaborative and high performing working product team
  • Build collaborative partnerships with project sponsors and teams to enable resource demand planning, change management, and project planning decisions
  • Manage and provide consultative services and specialized expertise in information-technology areas.
  • Maintain logs to track issues, action items, risks, queries and change management for each project
  • Manage and report on project metrics including progress, earned value metrics, baseline, forecast and actual dates, costs and scope
  • Prepare project status reports for Project Control Office review and approval
  • Create & maintain a project library and coordinate the collection and filing of project documentation
  • Review project and project status files for integrity, accuracy and timeliness
  • Design, develop or coordinate the use of project facilities, ensuring that technical and physical resources are available to meet project requirements
  • Negotiate contracts and contract changes, project change orders, work schedules and requirements changes, as required to meet project objectives
  • Review and approve Invoices and charges
  • Cooperate with other areas of IM/IT in the application of standards, methodologies, architectures, etc.
  • Managerial Accountabilities
  • Manage and motivate staff and contractors on projects to deliver within various types of project methodologies
  • Ability to lead and moderate large cross-functional teams to safely, reliably, cost effectively and efficiently execute project scope
  • Ensure resources deliver desired results within budget and schedule
  • Negotiate and influence behaviour of vendors and service providers to achieve desired results
  • Communicate and translate Strategies and direction to staff, contractors and vendors to align project objectives in achieving goals within the Strategy
  • Build team alignment amongst staff, contractors and vendor personnel with diverse backgrounds many of whom will be working together for the first time, during the duration of a project
  • Demonstrate business acumen by translating technical options into business objectives
  • Resolve technical, business and personnel issues; escalate unresolved issues in a timely manner to supervisors

Senior Project Manager – Mandatory Skills

  • BA or BSc in Computer Science, Engineering
  • 12+ years experience in IT
  • Experience managing IT projects, ideally with an internal customer focus
  • Proven capability of agile methodologies such as Scrum and agile work practices
  • Strong proficiency with agile toolsets such as JIRA/Confluence
  • Solid understanding of project management fundamentals (i.e., scope, time, budget, risk, quality, integration, resource management, etc.)
  • Communication of Project Management Processes to business and service providers
  • Able to persuade, convince, influence or impress others
  • Initiative - takes action, proactively doing things and not simply thinking about future actions
  • Information seeking - ability to acquire information relevant to the achievement of valued goals
  • Strategic business thinking - ability to apply their technical knowledge and experience to facilitate management decisions for achieving business objectives
  • Team leadership - ability to take a role as leader of a team or other group

Senior Project Manager - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 12 months to start

Senior Project Manager - Assignment Location

Toronto, ON – Work Hybrid

 
 

Location Toronto
Field Senior Management
Time Full-time
Date 30 April 2022
Length of Employment Indefinite
Company name Procom (agency) Visit company page
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