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Jr. Project Manager - 03954

Toronto, Ontario

Description

  • Gather and develop requirements to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan.

  • Experience developing and managing project schedules, deliverables, and scope

  • Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies

  • Demonstrated experience directing project teams to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and adhere to government and ministry standards

  • Extensive experience coordinating and monitoring project processes, and developing/communicating guidelines and procedures

  • Resolve resourcing and interpersonal conflicts, negotiate changes to resourcing, ensure knowledge is shared among team members such as project objectives and deliverables are met.

  • Effectively manages large project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, gating, forecasts, and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.

  • Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed.

  • Articulates and prioritizes issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommends mitigation strategies for decision makers.

Skill Set

  • Project Management experience (as appropriate to the specified experience and level) and use of Project Management software (as appropriate to the specified experience level).

  • Knowledge of latest developments and leading practices in the project management industry and profession, (e.g. PMBOK®) and familiarity with best practices in other industries, sectors or jurisdictions related to project management methodologies.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of project management processes, plans, and communication tools.

  • Experience in creating portfolio plans, monitoring project performance against project plans and generating progress reports using earned value or similar techniques.

  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies

  • An experienced individual with a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines and supporting cross-functional teams to ensure work on tasks/milestones remains within time and cost constraints.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  •  Demonstrated experience preparing and distributing project updates, progress reports to project stakeholder while managing expectations pertaining to scope and timeline constraints.

  • Demonstrated experience communicating across many functional areas to actively engage project stakeholders and manage client expectations with diverse interests, technical and non- technical backgrounds using the appropriate level of political acuity and messaging for the audience.

  • Strong discipline in resolving resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, ensures knowledge is shared among team members to achieve project objectives.

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