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Cloud Migration Project Manager - 6 Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights

About the Opportunity


  • Define and manage the project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with Senior Management and a diverse group of Stakeholders for a series of software or infrastructure initiatives for a large-scale cloud migration project

  • Oversee the decommissioning of the client's global data centres and transition to the cloud

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to non-technical team members and Stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle

  • Conduct project post-mortems and create recommendation reports to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

  • Continuously develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

  • Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary

  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary, during project cycle

  • Effectively lead and direct internal and external project team members working within the project guidelines and Stakeholder expectations

  • Work with project support groups as needed and partner with relevant Stakeholders to prepare and deliver project updates and statuses, drive task outcomes

  • Ensure alignment and update of Exec Steering Committee, Business Process Owners, Key Subject-Matter Experts, and other organization groups

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to the appropriate personnel

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

  • Determine impact of competing activities and develop mitigation plans


About You


  • PMP Certification is required

  • University degree or college diploma in Information Technology or related field of study

  • 5-7+ years of strong project management experience with a focus in Digitization, and a proven track record of successfully delivering results

  • Previous experience managing Cloud Migration projects is required

  • Previous experience decommissioning data centres as part of a larger Cloud Migration initiative would be an asset

  • Previous project management experience under a wide variety of methodologies (i.e. Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, etc) would be an asset

  • Able to simplify and  communicate technical knowledge to non-technical Stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management and leadership

  • Strong project management, problem-solving, change management, and analytical skills

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • React to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

  • Flexible during times of change

  • Have a persuasive, encouraging, and motivating attitude

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and, other departments

  • Ability to bring projects to successful completion through political sensitivity

  • Obtain strong interpersonal skills

  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products

  • Able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial


How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #28816.


You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.