We are hiring! Project Manager 7 months contract

Toronto (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2067422
Energy & UtilitiesProject Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
See DescriptionNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
One to two weeksThursday, November 11, 2021
Job Description

Our utility client is looking for an Project Manager 7 months contract - GTA - (Remote and onsite Both). The role will be remote to start

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Desirable characteristics and previous experience:
  • Experience with utility companies, Capgemini and/or Inergi highly desirable
  • Experience in an outsourced IT environment using ITIL or similar processes
  • Previous experience with SAP, large system “go-lives”, integrated waterfall and Agile development processes
  • Highly autonomous
  • Ability to overcome obstacles with creativity and tenacity
  • Six or more years as an IT project manager, preferably in an Outsourced IT environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead a medium sized team (5-10 people) where there is ambiguity or uncertainty. The software development phase is complete, so Agile or Waterfall experience is less important than the ability to execute and close out tasks leading up to go-live in Q2 2202.
  • This is not a “clerical” PM role though proficiency and experience with fundamentals such as status reporting and financial acumen (budgets of more than $750,000) is mandatory.
  • Ability to project manage effectively in a matrix structure with several vendors and several internal IT and business teams
  • Good at driving fundamental discipline in areas of communication, risk, scope, schedule, cost and budget.
  • The role has plenty of support from the senior management team. The ideal candidate will nevertheless be autonomous with the ability to overcome obstacles with creativity and tenacity.
  • Previous experience with SAP or large system “go-lives” is advantageous but not mandatory
  • Certification is not mandatory. Project management, Agile, ITIL or similar certification/training is advantageous.

Qualifications and Experience

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2067422

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