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Project Manager - Intermediate
Ref No.: 18-00010
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Job Title : Project Manager Intermediate
Job Type : Contract
Contract Duration : 6 Months
Work Location : Kanata ON

Strong possibilities of contract extension after initial mandate.
Start date would be June 11 or sooner (if possible).

Job Description :

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Oversee integration of the agile team's deliverables with the project at large, as well as how deliverables may have touchpoints in related sub-domains
• Provide administrative support to enable the Scrum Master to focus on his/her core delivery responsibilities
• Lead or play a key role in Scrum of Scrum (or program) meetings to drive coordination
• Provide the direction required to meet the project objectives and commitments (schedule, resource, cost, benefits, scope, content)
• Analyze and make decisions on projects, considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality
• Define, forecast, manage, and report on project resources (Capital, Expenses)
• Manage project risk and ensure appropriate management of stakeholders throughout the project
• Ensure compliance with project standards, engagement processes and business partner requirements
• Act as prime liaison between Innovapost and Third Party organizations on project related issues or inquiries
• Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered to the Planning & Intake team in collaboration with the Project Control Officer ( "PCO”) such as the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks
• Ensure all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information
• Ensure the compliance with the PM processes, tools and methodology, in close collaboration with the Head of Project Management Office ( "PMO”)


CRITICAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative Development
• Experienced in managing projects; comprehensive knowledge of project methodologies and tools
• Strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, financial modeling, ROI development etc.
• Facilitate and encourage collaboration and work as one team
• Encourage agile approaches and ability to iterate to create innovation
• Ability to navigate through uncertainty and lead change within the organization


EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
• Academic : university degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field (required), degree in Business Administration (MBA) (Asset)
• Certifications : PMP, ITIL foundations (Asset), Agile (Asset)

EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of 5-8 years' experience of contributing to the success of a range of midsize-to-large initiatives with above-average levels of complexity and business criticality