Project Manager

Vancouver (BC) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 11011260
Financial Services & InsuranceProject Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
ASAPMonday, January 10, 2022
Job Description

Our client is looking for a senior Project Manager to join the team working in Vancouver, BC.

As a Project Manager, you are responsible for the smooth, effective day to day functioning of project teams under your
oversight, and ensuring that projects deliver on their scope/quality/benefit requirements, as well as being completed on time and
within budget.
Your responsibilities will include:
• Planning and managing the multiple work streams within an overall project(s) often involving systems implementation, software development, business change, people change management, training and communications.
• Defining project scope and structure, and developing a project plan and budget
• Monitoring ongoing project delivery/execution and making changes to project plan and budget as required (including financial
• Proactive identification and management of project risks, and timely resolution of project issues and problems
• Managing blended teams comprising of employees and external vendors (locally present and/or offshore), working with
both Waterfall and Agile methods
• Coordinating project communications and managing the expectations of internal and/or external stakeholders
• Developing or overseeing the development of project documentation
• Working within and supporting the project governance, standards and practices of the clients project management office
• Providing guidance, direction and training to project team members
To make an immediate contribution in this role, you will bring solid knowledge and experience in the following areas:
• Proven ability in establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilized throughout project
• Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
• Demonstrated effective management of project teams larger than 10 people working in a matrix environment and managing
diverse teams (experience in managing offshore teams would be an asset)
• Leading and facilitating cross-functional project teams
• Monitoring and applying performance management techniques
• Excellent interpersonal, business partnership, team building and leadership skills
• Understanding of technology with the ability to express complex technical concepts effectively to all levels of the organization
• Experience in negotiation and facilitation
• Knowledge of financial and project accounting processes and principles
• Experience with pre-project planning and post-project benefit realization
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge of project management best practices, methodology, tools and techniques.
delivery methods is an asset)
• Experience with Agile application delivery methods.
Candidates will ideally have an undergraduate degree in a related field (or equivalent work experience) along with a number of
years of progressive project management experience. A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is a plus.

Qualifications and Experience

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: 11011260

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