Senior Project Manager

Location Toronto, Canada
JobType Permanent
Salary
Reference 13397

Position: Senior Project Manager

Type: Full Time

Location: Downtown Toronto, ON

Our client, a leader in their field, currently seeks a decisive and solution-focused leader with 8+ years’ experience in project management, overseeing and delivering complex products, preferably on the digital or mobile side of retail, in an Agile environment. If you are a Senior Project Manager who has strengths in building relationships with project partners, removing roadblocks and driving the work of an innovative team, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute projects under EPMO guidelines, while overseeing the day-to-day operations through the application of best practices in project management principles and methodologies, while contributing to strategic direction.
  • Own and be responsible for the end-to-end process including detailed planning, budgeting, reporting, implementation, change management and training.
  • Successfully deliver complex cross-functional projects on time, on budget and with high client satisfaction
  • Expedite issues resolution, negotiating and influencing people at all levels to ensure project goals are met, while being accountable for ensuring deliverables are achieved and for maintaining a high quality of the products built.
  • Provide administrative oversight of the resources throughout the life cycle of the project.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years solid PM experience showing progression up to the senior level
  • PMP Qualification a must
  • Certified Scrum Master is bonus
  • Highly detail oriented with the desire to go deep into the projects subject matter while maintaining an understanding of the big picture
  • Team player – must be able to work at the delivery team level to identify delivery path forward
  • Must be able to own the delivery, be the voice of the project and be the CEO for delivery
    • Use the tools of the EPMO to bring attention to the issues of a project and bring appropriate attention to the plan
  • Proven track record in running large project streams with a mix of operations, technical development, and business streams – we deliver products to market, not just a technical release into other programs
  • Experience in financial sector running delivery projects
  • Experience running business streams as part of the delivery stream
  • IT Focussed – comfortable running complex projects with a technical release component
  • Demonstrable track record in mentoring junior and intermediate PMs
  • Product development experience bringing a project from initial scoping through to launch
  • Must show experience running steering committee and program level governance
  • Reporting to middle management and C-level executives
  • Show that you have followed and contributed to PMO/EPMO delivery process
  • Continually building trust and relationships within the delivery teams and the business stakeholders