Project Manager

Toronto (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2073327
6 Month Contract
Information TechnologyProject Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced and business-focused Project Manager to join their team. They are looking for a PM that comes with a proven track record of successfully managing complex and large-scale technology projects, preferably in the public sector procurement space. Transit ticketing or other transit sector background also considered. The ideal candidate has experience managing technical projects including but not limited to computer systems infrastructure, cyber security, SharePoint implementations and Azure cloud migrations.

Duration: 6 Months
Hybrid: Minimum 2-days per week onsite
Hours: 7.25 hours per day
Location: Downtown Toronto by Union Station

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working with a broad group of internal and external stakeholders, shape project scope and plan to deliver the right business outcomes
  • Manage project execution and delivery of multiple project streams, including both technical delivery and business change management
  • Manage various internal and external subject matter experts and teams, including external advisory firms, in project delivery per plan
  • Establish strong governance and controls for large, complex programs implementing the appropriate blend of agile and waterfall principles and ways of working
  • Provide executive program reporting to Leadership and Executive Steering Committee
  • Deliver excellence to our clients through active engagement with client sponsors and project teams
  • Understand and manage a complex group of stakeholders
  • Provide oversight for supplier and partner relationships and ensure program dependencies are met by both
  • Build and mentor a team of highly experienced project management professionals
  • Manage risks, issues, actions and decisions in a well-structured way across the program

Qualifications and Experience
  • Demonstrated experienced in project leadership role
  • Recent experience in information technology strategy planning for projects of similar scope and size;
  • Demonstrated experience on quality assurance, delivery and report of KPI;
  • Demonstrated experience in risk management and risk mitigation in providing required strategy
  • Demonstrates abilities to execute against a project strategy; as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present to and/or for all levels of clients.
  • Understanding common industry issues facing clients
  • Expert knowledge of Program and Project delivery; managing project budget with high risk and complexity
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience working with highly diverse teams
  • A good breadth of understanding and experience within payment industry is strongly preferred
  • Effective communication and influencing skills across all levels of the organization
  • Strong vendor management, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Strong executive reporting
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and tools
  • Comfort with complexity and ambiguity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • PMP certificate an asset

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: 2073327

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