Project Manager – Intermediate

Contract
Toronto
Posted 2 weeks ago

We have an excellent 18 months contract opportunity for an Intermediate Project Manager in Toronto.
Work would be done remotely until the pandemic situation normalizes.

Must haves:
• Reliability level Federal Security clearance is mandatory.
• Minimum 7 years of strong project management experience with a focus on Application Development using Cloud technologies, who has a exposure to projects >$1M.
• A demonstrated track record in large complex programs and projects, working with virtual teams across multiple geographic locations.
• Experience in leading complex multi enterprise system initiatives.
• Experience in leading RFP, contract negotiation and vendor management.
• Delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative development.

If you are available, please send your resume to hiten.shah@2iresourcing.ca OR bakul.jain@2iresourcing.ca OR sujata.gaimar@2iresourcing.ca OR simmi.mittal@2iresourcing.ca OR deepti.gill@2iresourcing.ca OR refer someone interested.

Project Manager – Intermediate

Stat Date: ASAP
Duration: 18 Months
Location: Remote for now. Meadowpine Blvd after fall 2021 (Hybrid Model).
Rate: Open to market rates

Responsibilities
• Manage all aspects of project management from discovery through delivery implementation and stabilization:
1. Create and manage project plans, charters, schedules, budgets, quality, communication, resource and risk management plans
2. Provide the direction required to meet the project objectives and commitments
3. Analyze and make decisions on projects, considering project benefits, scope, cost, schedule, and quality
4. Prepare reports regarding the status of the project
5. Ensure appropriate management of stakeholders throughout the project
• Collaborate with the IT PMO to ensure compliance with project standards, processes, tools, and methodology
• Work with the IT Lead and IT Partner to ensure compliance with engagement processes and business partner requirements
• Work with business owners, Solution, System and Enterprise Architects, Technical Subject Matter Experts and vendors to evaluate solutions, based on requirements that meet the organization strategies regarding technical solutions to solve business problems
• Conduct/Lead technical meetings with application owner/s to discuss their current and future needs and gain alignment on timing and schedule of deliverables.
• Provide leadership and project management rigor to drive cost, schedule, performance and quality of assigned projects including Scrum activities
• Business case experience: work with business sponsor to put together business case to gain alignment/approval
• Act as prime liaison between Purolator and Third-Party organizations on project-related issues or inquiries
• Oversee integration of the agile team’s deliverables with the project at large, as well as how deliverables may have touchpoints in related sub-domains
• Provide administrative support to enable the Scrum Master to focus on his/her core delivery responsibilities
• Lead or play a key role in Scrum meetings to drive coordination
• Provide and maintain accurate project forecasts
• Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered in collaboration with the Project Control Officer (“PCO”) such as the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks
• Ensure all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information
• Project Resource forecasting and management
• Lead projects for the Commercial Portfolio: Marketing, Corporate Strategy and Sales including new Product Development, Service enhancements and Customer Experience initiatives
• The project is already in execution, so the successful candidate would need to be able to step-in and continue with the project.

Must Have
• Minimum 7 years of strong project management experience with a focus on Application Development using Cloud technologies, who has a exposure to projects >$1M.
• A demonstrated track record in large complex programs and projects, working with virtual teams across multiple geographic locations.
• Experience in leading complex multi enterprise system initiatives
• Experience in leading RFP, contract negotiation and vendor management
• Project Management: comprehensive knowledge of project/program management methodologies and tools, including Agile methodologies
• Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, ROI development, etc.
• Delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative development
Nice To Have
• Certifications: PMP, ITIL foundations, Agile
• Experience transitioning applications from on-premise to the cloud
• Experience working with ServiceNow
• Knowledge of SAP, JIRA, Salesforce.com, BI Tools
• Transportation industry knowledge is an asset
Soft Skills
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work in group

 

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