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Project Manager (59726383)
Location: Mississauga, ON Category: Project Administrator/Analyst
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_59726383
Posted: November 27,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Project Manager
 
Project Manager (59726383)
 
Contract Duration: (6 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Facilitate joint planning with the client in the early stages of project formation
• Determine organizational and financial feasibility of the project, including the completion of the business case as appropriate
• 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
• Integrate project plans at program level creating estimating models as required, refines plan and manages performance against it
• Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including business case preparation and developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution
• Facilitates schedule and cost forecasting and mentors program managers in determining risk based provisions
• 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
• Identify and manage overall program costs and budgets
• Recommend best solutions to upper management based on understanding of business issues
• Provide recommendations on project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk
• Promote innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices
 
Required Qualifications/Experience
 
• Bachelor degree
• MBA would be an asset
• 7+ years’ experience in managing large scale, high visibility projects
• PMP Certification - would be an asset
• Previous Financial Services experience would be an asset
• Proven leadership and experience leading large scale, high visibility projects are mandatory
• Managing teams of 15+ people within a matrix environment
• Experience managing several significant projects simultaneously
• Solid experience mentoring and guiding teams with project methodology
• Strong knowledge of Project Management and PMO methodology
• Strong verbal and written communications skills required to manage communications to all stakeholders
• 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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