IT Project Manager

SMS is hiring 2 Senior IT Project Managers with well-rounded experience.

Your new company
Our client, an established and reputable manufacturing company is hiring for an experienced Project Manager on a permanent basis.

The Senior IT Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating projects according to the project management methodology and project definition. This individual will lead multiple IT projects including application projects, infrastructure projects and business intelligence projects within the overall IT project portfolio. The Senior IT Project Managers will ensure that projects are completed on time, within approved budget and by delivering of agreed business value. Building and managing project teams and ensuring quality control throughout project lifecycles are central to this position.

Your new role
Planning, Delivery and Deployment:
  • Initiates projects following appropriate project management methodology including gathering and defining comprehensive project requirements, ensuring strategic alignment, developing project charters, project plans, presentations, budgets, and schedules, determining staffing requirements, and forming cross-functional project teams.
  • Delivers estimation, manages, and reports on project resources and budgets.
  • Balances workload, provides technical and analytical guidance and work direction to project team, including scheduling, assignment of work, review of project efforts and removal of roadblocks which inhibit project success.
  • Assesses variances from the project plans, budgets and schedules, develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.
  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, stakeholders, project team member, partners, and key clients.
  • Determines how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements as well as determining processes to improve future projects.
  • Works with Organizational Change Management and Training team members to ensure Communicate changes to the company to stakeholders and executive.
  • Works with the Program Management Office to continue to develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Delegates tasks to appropriate project team members and ensure on time completion.
  • Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team and for the assigned projects.
  • Coaches, motivates, and leads project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability and ensure appropriate quality for their assigned work
  • Ensures efficient communication with all levels of management, stakeholders, vendors and within project teams

What you'll need to succeed
  • Diploma, certificate, degree or other post-secondary education in a related field
  • Al least 8-10 years related experience in Project Management capacity
  • Project Management training and certification
  • Excellent discipline and time management skills to plan, manage and deliver results within a team and independently
  • Ability to travel to where the work needs to be done and to work productively in a distributed team environment
  • Customer-focused approach to resolving business process related systems issues with the business community

What you'll get in return
The client is offering an opportunity to work with a nation-wide leader offering who prioritizes employee success and career development.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
115k plus benefits and vacation
Closing date
24 Feb 2023

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Johnathan Roscoe, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Ottawa (EN)
Suite 600,, 220 Laurier Ave W

Telephone: 6132882067