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Project Manager -Senior
Ref No.: 18-00020
Location: Kanata, Ontario
Billable Hours:  37.5 Hours per week
Contract Duration : 1 Year and 5 Months 

Mandatory skills and experience: 
• 5+ years Agile Development experience 
• University degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field 
• 10 yrs. of application development or systems integration project management 
• Experience managing projects in Application Development 
• Proven experience successfully managing projects greater than $4M 
• Ability to coordinate and manage project resources and dedicated time to project 
• Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills essential 
• Deep understanding of project management methodologies 

Description:
The hiring manager is basically looking for a contractor who has a combination of practical Waterfall/Agile experiences with in depth SCRUM skills and Agile coaching experiences. 

Major responsibilities: 
• Serves as a focal point for a 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) 
• 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. 
• Works within the guidelines of the Managed Release Program 

Project Administration and Reporting: 
• Manages & forecasts project budgets 
• 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 
• Manages Quality Assurance deliverables as requested 
• 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), change and problem tracking, and contract administration 
• Supports the Delivery 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 

Mandatory skills and experience: 
• 5+ years Agile Development experience 
• University degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field 
• 10 yrs. of application development or systems integration project management 
• Experience managing projects in Application Development 
• Proven experience successfully managing projects greater than $4M 
• Ability to coordinate and manage project resources and dedicated time to project 
• Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills essential 
• Deep understanding of project management methodologies 

Technical Knowledge: 
• Project Management 
• Project Estimating Tools 
• Microsoft Project 
• Financial system experience 
• Procurement experience 
• Resourcing / contract management 
• Changepoint 
• SpendMap 
• Sharepoint 
• Document Management 
• PMP Certification (an asset) 
• Scrum Master Certification (an asset)