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Program Manager (60183761)
Location: Mississauga, ON Category: Project Administrator/Analyst
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_60183761
Posted: January 05,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Program Manager
 
Program Manager (60183761)
 
Contract Duration: (6 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Facilitate joint planning with project stakeholders in the early stages of project formation
• Determine organizational and financial feasibility of the program, including the completion of the business case as appropriate
• Create and manage project plans 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
• Creates metrics and manages with a higher level of information i.e. at the trends and management indicator level; differentiates between project and program metrics
• 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
• Resolve issues and conflicts, remove barriers, and resolve minor project issues. Act as escalation point for potential conflicts between direction and project constraints
• Supervise project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis
 
Required Qualifications/Experience
 
• Bachelor degree
• MBA would be an asset
• 7+ years’ experience in managing large scale, high visibility projects
• 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
• Experience following project management best practices and methodologies within the financial or similar industry
• PMP Certification would be an asset
 
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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