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Project Manager - Senior
Ref No.: 18-00011
Location: Kanata, Ontario
Job Title : Project Manager
Job Type : Contract
Contract Duration : 6 Months
Work Location : Ottawa

Experience & Requirements:
MUST have:

- Significant experience on application development or systems integration project management and delivery
- SAP Experience on project management delivery

Nice to Have:
- Application Management Support Experience, Agile.

  • Serves as a focal point for a broad variety of projects which are typically moderate to complex/challenging, sensitive, and/or critical to the business in nature.
  • Coordinates/directs all the functional groups involved with a pre-defined project, in order to meet all project requirements (time, functionality, quality and cost).
  • Leads negotiations with outside companies (OEM's, Affiliates) on a regular basis.
  • Analyzes and makes decisions on projects, considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality and making trade-offs as appropriate for each project being managed.
  • Acts as prime liaison between Innovapost and third party organizations on project related issues or inquiries.
  • Ensures all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information.
  • Develops complex project plans to support successful project delivery.
  • Formulates and manages project plans including: (Management of deliverables, Determination and tracking of project schedules incl. commercial milestones, Regular project reviews and reporting, On-going risk management). Defines, forecasts, manages, and reports on project resources (capital, expenses).
  • Reviews the release and detailed functional specifications to ensure project compliance.
  • Analyzes and manages project changes; design change requests.
  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
  • Conducts regular status meetings with project team.
  • Communicates relevant project information to executive and leadership team.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. Communicates difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Manages, tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
  • Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.
  • Manages purchase order administration and ensures the purchase requisition process is followed.
  • Manages PPQA deliverables as requested.
  • Provides the project team with expertise in processes.
  • Manages and co-ordinate project resource on-boarding and off-boarding processes.
  • Produces project scorecards and other executive-like reporting.
  • Acts as focal point for the project team for the co-ordination of facilities, technical support and other engagement site requirements.
  • Supports and coordinates the proposal development process (including the creation of minor enhancement requests, change requests and proposals as required).
  • Maintains project plans, document management (DMS), PPQA, change and problem tracking, and contract administration:.
  • Supports the Director as well as manages, when required, the control and tracking of project related items, including issues, dependencies and finance.
  • Works with the Leadership team to ensure compliance to project standards, engagement processes and client requirements. (e.g. issue action item reminders).
  • Maintains and monitors the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks. Manages vendor Statements of Work through receipt to completion.