Project Manager - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 11-09-2018
Description:
  • Serves as a focal point for a broad 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). 
  • Leads negotiations with outside companies (OEM's, Affiliates) on a regular basis. 
  • 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 the client 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization. 
  • Manages purchase order administration and ensures the purchase requisition process is followed. 
  • Manages PPQA deliverables as requested. 
  • Provides the project team with expertise in processes. 
  • Manages and co-ordinate project resource on-boarding and off-boarding processes. 
  • Produces project scorecards and other executive-like reporting. 
  • Acts as focal point for the project team for the co-ordination of facilities, technical support and other engagement site requirements. 
  • 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), PPQA, change and problem tracking, and contract administration: 
  • Supports the 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. 
Experience & Requirements: 
  • 8+ years as a project manager (IT related) 
  • Worked in AGILE 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Valid Reliablity level federal government security clearance
Duration: 6 months plus possble extensions
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