Project Manager - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
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 
Communication: 
  • 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 
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) 
Duration: 5 Months + Possible Extension
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