Senior Project Manager

Contract
Toronto
Posted 7 months ago

There is a 6 months contract opportunity with possible extension for a Senior Project Manager in Toronto.

Must have managed 2 or more end to end, high complexity Programs (multiple vendors, stakeholders and technology).

Managed programs using Agile methodology with 2 or more scrum teams.

And over 10 years’ experience of contributing to the success of a range of large-to-very large initiatives with above average levels of complexity and business criticality.

 

 

If you are available, please send your resume to hiten.shah@2iresourcing.ca OR  harveen.kataria@2iresourcing.ca OR refer someone interested.

 

Reliability level security clearance is a must.

 

Site:   Toronto | 6 months

 

Job Posting Title:   Project Manager – Senior

Description:   NOTE:

– The hiring manager is looking for very senior level resource who can start ASAP

– There is no flexibility in terms of work location. Hired contractor will have to work full-time onsite at Solar Dr location

– The initial contract is for 6 months. However, there are possibilities of further contract extension

 

THE POSITION

  • The Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master is responsible for leading two very unique Product Teams.
  • Responsibilities include managing resources, schedules, financials and adhering to Agile and SDLC control guidelines throughout the full systems development life cycle.
  • This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.
  • The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the Product Teams on a day-to-day basis.
  • Verify that the Product Teams produce the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.
  • The Senior Project Manager/Scrum Lean reports to the Director of Data Analytics.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage two Product Teams that span multiple lines of business
  • Understanding of Technology and System Architecture
  • Monitor and ensure the business values within the delivery teams align with business priorities
  • Provide on-site leadership for product teams by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Full project life cycle ownership as guided by Innovapost’s iDom delivery model
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on Product Team’s success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Utilize Agile methodologies and act as scrum master for any required standups
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the team meetings
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards

 

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Experience in managing very large programs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project/program management methodologies and tools
  • Knowledge and experience in agile (scrum / Kanban / iterative development)
  • Exceptional relationship skills, collaboration across lines of business
  • Strong communication skills for both internal and external customers
  • Strong issue resolution skills
  • Strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, financial modeling, ROI development etc.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Managed 2 or more end to end, high complexity Programs (multiple vendors, stakeholders and technology)
  • Managed programs using Agile methodology with 2 or more scrum teams
  • Over 10 years’ experience of contributing to the success of a range of large-to-very large initiatives with above average levels of complexity and business criticality

 

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

  • Certifications: PMP (Asset), ITIL foundations (Asset), Agile (Asset)

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