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Senior Project Manager

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Markham
Permanent
$120,000

About the Opportunity

  • Ownership of day-to-day operations of project management and intake requests. Plan, coordinate, monitor and implement technical and/or non-technical business programs to meet organizational goals
  • Defines and develops project / program management best practices, processes and policy to ensure alignment with corporate strategy and goals that are fit for purpose
  • Lead Organizational transformation projects such as Customer Information System (CIS) & Meter Data Management (MDM) upgrades, new market entry and other strategic multi-year initiatives
  • Support the Scrum Master on the execution of all Scrum & Kanban events or ceremonies
  • Maintains the efficiency of important aspects of the project management process from PMBOK such as planning, scheduling, budget, risk assessment, project charters, project execution plans, risk management plans and risk registers
  • On projects, supervises analysts, specialists and external resources to ensure all projects within the scope of the PMO are delivered within defined scope, quality, time, and cost requirements
  • Liaise various requests with IT infrastructure, capture requirements, manage the projects, provide visibility into tasks and report status along with having the ability to dig deep into the requirements for some of the projects
  • Identifying project team members and clearly understanding their roles and responsibilities
  • Develop risk management project approach and risk management adherence to minimize project risks
  • Help standardize organizational processes to increase efficiency around project & initiative intake
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, presentations, and business cases, to various stakeholders (C-Suite and BOD level)
  • Key contributor to the evolution of the IT roadmap and IT investment strategy
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members, PMO and other stakeholders

 

About You

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation considered an asset
  • Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated successful project management experience (Utilities industry is an asset)
  • University Degree from a recognized institution or equivalent formal educational program and relevant IT technical and project management experience
  • Proven successful CIS implementation experience in Utilities or similar industry an asset
  • Working knowledge of Agile delivery, ceremonies and practices considered an asset
  • Proven program management and delivery on large projects with external system integrators
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically MS Excel and MS Project
  • Working in an Oracle Utilities Software environment an asset
  • Proven experience managing large enterprise-wide transformational projects
  • Knowledge of Sciforma project tracking an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of project management standards, processes, procedures and guidelines
  • Demonstrated skill in managing project budgets and timelines
  • Excellent analysis, problem-solving, team, conflict management and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to set clear expectations, manage team performance and build high morale among team members
  • Demonstrated experience managing or delivering IT Projects within outsourced and managed services environments
  • Familiarity with 5S, Kaizen Principles, Six Sigma or other Continuous Improvement methodologies is an asset

 

Salary

$120,000/year

 

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 #29094.

 

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.

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