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Program Manager (61060405)
Location: Mississauga, ON Category: Project Administrator/Analyst
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_29628_61060405
Posted: March 06,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Program Manager
Program Manager (61060405)
Contract Duration: (6 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Establish, document and implement Program-wide standards and procedures in conjunction with the PMO
• Provide oversight of all deliverables and activities throughout the program lifecycle and advise project teams on best practices and techniques throughout the program lifecycle
• Translate client vision into high level program scope and design.  Facilitate joint planning with the client in the early stages of program formation
• Create transformational business and/or technology strategies and deliverables that will reshape the business processes to enhance or create significant growth opportunities
• Facilitate schedule and cost forecasting and mentors project managers in determining risk based provisions
• Create metrics and manages with a higher level of information (i.e., at the trends and management indicator level); differentiates between project and program metrics.
• Execute designated program governance activities.  Champion strong governance through the creation of a program decision framework; manage program scope using appropriate fact-based metrics/assumptions
• Monitor and resolve program risks, issues, assumptions, constraints and dependencies
• Identify and manage overall program costs, timeline and resources
• Manage financial impacts and forecasts at the program level
• Anticipate and quantify tactical, operational and strategic risks, applying risk-based approach to forecasting
• Manages escalation and resolution of program issues and risks and impact of cross project dependencies
• Participates in weekly program and project status reports review and gather and review critical issues list
• Supervise project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or Arts and Science
• MBA would be an asset
• PMP certification
• Certification in Technology or Computer Science would be an asset
• 8-10 years’ experience as a Program Manager
• 8-10 years proven experience successfully managing and implementing several large scale, high visibility projects with management of large cross-functional project teams
• Proven experience leading large scale, high visibility projects is mandatory
• Experience in managing projects for Finance at a FI (Preferred)
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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