IT Project Manager

Location: Toronto, ON
Date Posted: 01-03-2018
Our client, a leader within the consumer services industry has retained The Talent Company to assist in recruiting for an IT Project Manager. The opportunity will be based in North York.
 
Responsibilities
  • Build and manage integrated project plans addressing scope, effort, cost, schedule, approach and milestones for technology solutions;
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables;
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are completed on time and on budget in collaboration with all respective IT disciplines;
  • Escalate issues that may affect project schedule and cost and implementation of change management where appropriate;
  • Contribute and support project monitoring and control processes, with continuous improvement of project management practices and processes;
  • Provide input and assist in the creation of resource, project, and financial plans in support of annual IT operating plan;
  • Manage contractual agreements with third parties and ensure commitments are fulfilled according to terms and conditions;
  • Ensure compliance with IT documentation standards and support internal audit of IT;
  • Facilitate creation of all project support plans including training, test, implementation, conversion and deployment;
  • Facilitate communication and negotiation within project teams and internal and external stakeholders;
  • Recommend, implement and ensure use of industry standards and best practices.
  • Compile and complete project evaluations and assessment of results from stakeholder input;
  • Assist in the PMO level portfolio reporting as measured against the operating plan.
 
Requirements
  • University Computer Science Degree or equivalent required;
  • Minimum of 5 years of Project Management experience focused on delivery of development projects with current technologies and repeatable system development methodologies;
  • Expert knowledge of project management processes, risk management and financial analysis;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business systems and all IT processes involved in custom solution development;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills in order to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multiple location team environments;
  • Familiar with multiple system development and project management methodologies;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and negotiate with multi-disciplinary, multi-location teams to meet project deadlines and deliverables on schedule and on budget;
  • Organized individual with ability to prioritize and manage multiple IT projects at the same time;
  • Demonstrated leadership, negotiating and influencing skills;
  • Ability to delivery concise transparent timely communication tailored to audiences at multiple levels within the organization;
  • Strong business acumen and ability to work independently;
  • Knowledge of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). PMP certification is required;
  • Expert skills in MSOffice products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project;
  • Experience working with Agile Software Development;
  • Experience working with Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
 
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