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Project Manager (59121123)
Location: Mississauga, ON Category: Project Administrator/Analyst
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_59121123
Posted: October 11,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Project Manager
 
Project Manager (59121123)
 
Contract Duration: (6 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Create a project plan with clear articulation of business outcomes including: desired business outcomes and service level agreements, the metrics to confirm success of those outcomes and the identification of key underlying assumptions, business and technology risks, necessary prerequisite initiatives, required supporting actions and intermediary outcomes
• Determine organizational and financial feasibility of the project, including the completion of the business case as appropriate
• Resolve issues and conflicts, remove barriers, and resolve minor project issues
• Act as escalation point for potential conflicts between direction and project constraints
• Manages project scope/requirements changes, multiple and competing demands and priorities determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk using appropriate fact-based metrics/assumptions
• Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including business case preparation and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution
• Promote innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices
• Supervise project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis
• Responsible for creation of a team, outline individual responsibilities and provide on-going direction
• Provide leadership the Project Team and maintains the momentum of the Project against background of changing and occasionally conflicting priorities
• Manage ongoing communication of project status, completing the monthly Project Status Reports and escalating issues to the stakeholders, Sponsor(s), and senior management, as required
 
Required Qualifications/Experience
 
• Bachelor’s degree
• MBA would be an asset
• PMP certification would be an asset
• 5-8 years’ experience managing medium to large sized projects
• Managing teams of 10-15 people within a matrix environment
• Experience managing several significant projects simultaneously
• Must have proven experience following project management best practices and methodologies within the financial or similar industry, including knowledge of SDLC (Software development lifecycle)
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals
• Advanced knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics
• Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
• Advanced user proficiency with computer software, such as MS Office, MS Project and/or Visio
• Advanced understanding of IT principals, including lifecycle planning, estimating and architecture
 
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
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