Project Manager

  • Location

    Mississauga, Canada

  • Sector:

    Project Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matt Baird

  • Job ref:

    15189

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    0.0

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-20

  • Startdate:

    2021-08-02

Job Title: Project Manager

Type: Permanent

Location: Mississauga ON

Start Date: August 2, 2021

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday/ 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hours/Week: 40

Reports To: VP Technical Services

Position Overview

As the Project Manager your overall responsibility is for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. You will work closely with management to ensure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Plan and implement small to large scale projects.
  • Direct all aspects of the project planning and execution phases.
  • Work with project team members to create detailed project plans.
  • Engage resources as required by the plan for the successful deployment of the project.
  • Detail and assign work package plans.
  • Meet regularly with the team to follow up on tasks, deliverables and issues.
  • Communicate status to the client via written reports and meeting or teleconferences.
  • Track project plan to baseline against time and budget constraints.
  • Manage project scope & budget and handle scope change requests using appropriate documentation.
  • Log, monitor and handle project issues, analyze & recommend viable alternatives.
  • Hold weekly team meetings and attend client meetings.
  • Lead the team members towards the successful conclusion of the project.
  • Act as a single point of contact for both the internal team and the client team.
  • Manage customer expectations.
  • Ensure a high level of customer service and view toward repeat business.
  • Use project methodology.
  • Ensure proper documentation is completed & stored where accessible. Documentation includes Statement of Work, plan, schedule, scope changes log, issues log, risk assessment, minutes of status meeting and PIR
  • Provide accurate and up to date reporting on the P&L of all projects
  • Must report on the customer satisfaction of the projects; target is a letter of reference or project survey.
  • Must manage and escalate issues as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of successful experience as a Project Manager within the IT industry
  • Post-secondary degree/certification or equivalent experience, PMP certification (desirable)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently from inception to project close
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Advanced skills in written and verbal communication
  • Analytical, systematic and forward thinker
  • Computer literacy; proficient in Microsoft Office tools including word processing, spreadsheet, flowchart & presentation and project management software