Senior IT Project Manager

By | July 20, 2018

Senior IT Project Manager

We are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager who will be available to start working ASAP on the 6 months Contract on or about July 30th 2018 (there is also an option to extend for up to one year after).

SCOPE OF WORK:

Reporting to the Program Director, the Senior IT Project Manager leads, executes, and finalizes the current plan for complex IT delivery according to strict deadlines under designed program framework and in collaboration with other IT Project Managers and Business Leads.

This project is in execution with a robust strategic plan is place for IT deliveries. Steering committee and executive team members consider this project as a priority and are supportive of the project team to continue with development and testing activities.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior IT Project Manager will-

-With direction from Program Director on timeline and current approach and in collaboration with the business owner, project managers, continuously assess and refine plan outcome to ensure the deadline, MVP deliverables are with required quality.
-Work with the PMO, Project Sponsor, Steering Committee and other stakeholders
-Direct and manage complex projects in a technical environment.
-Work with team leads to source project team members throughout project.
-Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
-Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
-Clarify project member roles and responsibilities and delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
-Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
-Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
-Track project milestones and deliverables.
-Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
-Report project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
-Motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
-Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
-Work across practice to share lessons learned and best practices.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The Senior IT Project Manager must demonstrate the following:

-University degree or college diploma in the field of Information Technology or equivalent.
-15+ years of direct work experience in a project management capacity.
-Experience with COTS
-Experience with e-comm as well as nice to have an experience in projects for Retail and Wholesale sectors
-Have had responsibility for leading numerous successful complex projects; meeting client requirements with high team satisfaction.
-Have Program Management experience.
-Proven effective leadership skills and personnel management.
-Great communicator, collaborative and team focused, able to work under pressure
-Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
-The ability to deliver professional presentations.
-Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
-Identifies and leads project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
-Ability to adapt to a variety of communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
-Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
-Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, IT team, and business groups.
-Ability to defuse tension among team members, should it any arise.
-Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
-Intimate knowledge of the software development lifecycle
-Detail oriented but also able to see the big picture
-Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
-Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
-Does whatever it takes to deliver on our promise. We do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it.
-Challenges others to develop as leaders while clarifying roles and responsibilities.
-Proficient in Microsoft Projects, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio & Outlook.
-Certifications in Project Management Institute (PMP) is an asset
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Published at Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:54:00 +0000