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Project Manager- 159828

Brampton, ON
Notes:
-hybrid - once a week in office but also willing to see remote candidates outside of Ontario
-possibility of extension
-must have good understanding of core network, Erikson, Cisco

Rogers is seeking a Project Manager experienced in managing the implementation of a wide range of Technology projects. These could include application development projects involving integration with multiple corporate systems and/or next generation Wireless, Wireline & IT projects executed to support strategic Business and Capital Build Programs.

Reporting to the PMO Manager, Core Network Program Management Office at the Rogers Park Brampton Campus, you will play a key role in managing the entire project life cycle taking projects/programs from inception to final implementation and closure. You will be accountable for delivering Technology projects/programs within scope, on schedule, on budget, at the expected quality, and in alignment with the Technology PMO’s methodologies and guidelines.

Responsibilities:

Manage the successful execution of large, complex, cross functional projects/programs simultaneously on-time, within scope and on budget, in a fluid fast-paced environment

Direct the Implementation Planning, Execution and Closure of Technology projects dealing with the introduction of new services, lifecycle changes of existing services, new platforms, capacity augmentations, software & hardware upgrades, Network Function Virtualization deployments, optimization and redundancy enhancements

Based on the project requirements, identify & govern overall scope, deliverables and interdependencies to deliver on the project objectives and in-service targets.

Expertly manage project cost estimating, budgeting and control activities to meet budgetary objectives

Managing Channel readiness, including marketing, communications and call centre readiness to ensure a great customer experience and timely products and services launch

Build strong collaborative relationships with project Sponsors, Business, IT and Network stakeholders, to successfully deliver project milestones

Proactively monitor, track and control project outcomes by mitigating risks and resolving issues to ensure overall business readiness of the solution

Proactive vendor management to deliver based on contracted goods and/or services, to meet project requirements and timelines

Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress of all tasks, spend, dependencies and deliverables in compliance with Rogers Technology/Engineering specifications and Statements of Work

Set and manage project expectations while maintaining accountabilities with Demand Management, Development, Quality Assurance teams and others, to ensure deliverables are met

Create and maintain comprehensive documentation including Project Charter, Project Plan, Issue and Action Log, Risk Management Plan and Status reports to the sponsor, project team and senior management as required

Schedule regular Project status review meetings and Steering committee meetings with the sponsor, management and required project stakeholders

Manage and oversee Release activities to successfully deploy application changes into production with quality

Work creatively, collaboratively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and delivery excellence.

Qualifications:


Post-Secondary degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or related technical discipline

7-12 years of project management experience delivering large, complex projects, preferably in the Telecommunications industry

PMP certification is required

ITIL/ITSM certification preferred

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred

Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Advanced skills in MS Office suite, SharePoint, BI tools and highly proficient in MS Project & JIRA

Experience in the project delivery of advanced technologies including Voice, IMS, Advanced Services, Data, IP Networks, Security Requirements, NFV (Network function Virtualization) deployments, Cloud Computing and Unified Communications

Strong project financial forecasting and cost management

Strategic thinker who can make decisions and plan, develop and implement innovative solutions

Must possess strong negotiation, influencing, stakeholder management, communication and Business writing skills

Ability to effectively communicate project scope, cost, schedule to senior and C-level leadership team

A highly motivated individual with strong leadership, organizational, analytical, troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills

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