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Sr. Project Manager-Digital Applications-135454

Brampton, ON
You will manage key programs within Rogers IT Delivery Project Office based out of Brampton, ON. You will have end-to-end ownership of IT projects/programs, technology interfaces, and operations, giving you the responsibility and autonomy to ensure success. Successful candidates will have a background in software application development, Cloud platform and infrastructure delivery most likely with a Computer Science or related degree. You are detail- and customer-oriented and have excellent problem solving abilities with strong ability to collaborate to solve problems.
The position offers exceptional opportunities for every candidate to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by inventing, enhancing and building world class systems, delivering results, and working on exciting and challenging projects.

Required Qualifications:

10+ years of technical program management experience working directly with application development teams

Post-secondary degree in Information Technology, Business or equivalent

Creative, original thinking and can-do mindset – be our secret weapon of positive brilliance!

Formal project management training, PMI/PMP, Agile certifications

Strong knowledge of project management methodology and best practices (e.g. PMI, Agile/Scrum/Kanban), proficiency using Project Management Tools including MS Office products (Excel, Work, PowerPoint), JIRA, Confluence and MS Project and strong understanding of Product/Project/Software Development Life Cycle

Experience managing cross-functional programs and release schedules

Experience developing and executing/delivering product and technical roadmaps

Track record of contributing to large, cross-team initiatives

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What You'll Do:

Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline

Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation

Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables

Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements

Analyze economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost benefit and return-on-investment standards

Review proposed modifications on project plans, including meeting with interested parties to approve and implement beneficial changes

Oversee acquisition of resources and materials as needed before and during projects by talking with customers, team members, managers, and in-house accountants and negotiating price and payment agreements with vendors

Lead a portfolio of highly technical projects, ensuring delivery on plan and on budget

Negotiate with business partners regarding projects plans for applications / technology products including planning, scheduling, resourcing, risk assessment, cost/benefit analysis and milestone establishment

Provide direction and leadership to project teams & team members (i.e. vendors, architecture, engineering, QA, business and system analysts, technical specialists, other project leaders).

Coaching and guidance of junior PMs

Conflict management – specialized interpersonal skills to resolve situations with colleagues where they may be some level of conflict, stress or uncertainty

Ability to manage ambiguity, uncertainty and changing priorities

Use of formalized methodology and project tracking tools, forecasting, planning, financial controls, budgeting, risk management, issue management and organizational change management techniques

Experience working in a matrix environment on-prem and virtual teams

Track record of building strong partnerships with internal and external partners, team members and vendors

Experience communicating with non-IT professionals and assessing needs / facilitating alternative solution definition

End to end project facilitation expertise, from issue presentation to business case articulation and business solution(s) recommendation

Ability to report and present accurately, confidently and enthusiastically to senior leadership team

Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Current knowledge and experience with regards to BI/AI/IT, Solutions and Cloud Platform environment knowledge would be an asset

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