Project Manager

Location: Toronto, On
Date Posted: 22-06-2018
We are recruiting for a Project Manager to oversees the project definition, prioritization and successful delivery of a defined portfolio of project for a large $85M+ Toronto based Non-Profit organization . With support of the Manager of the PMO, this position tracks and resolves resource contention and manages the technical interdependencies of multiple projects. This includes effectively managing relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES & JOB DUTIES
 
  • Lead, manage and track complex projects across multiple departments within the organization as well as integrative projects with the broader developmental services sector within the assigned area of expertise.
  • Support the completion of other projects being led by other project managers within the PMO.
  • Develop and maintain a methodology for portfolio management as well as share portfolio management expertise and provide governance, training and support as needed to other staff.
  • Coordinate and prioritize the assigned portfolios, including establishing and maintaining the project and portfolio KPI’s and dashboards.
  • Define and implement change and process management strategies and plans.
  • Identify, assess and prioritize how project risks will be avoided or mitigated throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Prepare all communication plans and related project status reports for key stakeholders, including updates on deliverables and the presence of risks and their corresponding mitigation strategies.
 REQUIREMENTS
 
Education/Knowledge:
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in is required with preference given to computer science, math, engineering or other related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Scrum Master certification is strongly desired
 Experience:
  • 3+ years of project management experience through the entire development life cycle including defining requirements, process development, application/database design, development, testing and deployment of medium to large-scale complex business application solutions
Technical Skills:
  • Must be proficient in using project management related Microsoft Office products including: Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Visio and Excel
  • Strong IT knowledge and understanding of architecture and networks (IT specialist role only)
 Key Competencies:
  • Business Case Management
  • Communications
  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Independent Action
  • Collaboration
WORKING HOURS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
  •  Monday to Friday, standard office hours; occasional extended hours with some local travel expected on occasion.
  • Moderate to fast paced office environment with tight deadlines and multiple internal and external contacts
  • Extensive computer and telephone use
 Other Requirements:
  • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality regarding files, documents and information
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