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Project Manager (74775)

Job description

Our client has an urgent need to fill the position of Project Manager

Assignment Length:                     18-month Contract

Assignment Starting;                    Immediately

# of Openings:                                1

Top skills for Project Manager:

  • Minimum seven (7) years of strong project management experience with a focus on Application Development using Cloud technologies, who have exposure to projects $1M.
  • A demonstrated track record in large complex programs and projects, working with virtual teams across multiple geographic locations.
  • Experience in leading RFP, contract negotiation and vendor management
  • Project Management: comprehensive knowledge of project/program management methodologies and tools, including Agile methodologies
  • Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, forecasting, financial modelling, ROI development, etc.
  • Delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative development

Nice To Have

  • Certifications: PMP, ITIL foundations, Agile
  • Experience transitioning applications from on-premise to the cloud
  • Experience working with ServiceNow
  • Knowledge of SAP, JIRA, Salesforce.com, BI Tools
  • Transportation industry knowledge is an asset

Soft Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a group

As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Create and manage project plans, charters, schedules, budgets, quality, communication, resource and risk management plans
  • Provide the direction required to meet the project objectives and commitments
  • Analyze and make decisions on projects, considering project benefits, scope, cost, schedule, and quality
  • Prepare reports regarding the status of the project
  • Ensure appropriate management of stakeholders throughout the project
  • Collaborate with the IT PMO to ensure compliance with project standards, processes, tools, and methodology
  • Work with the IT Lead and IT Partner to ensure compliance with engagement processes and business partner requirements
  • Work with business owners, Solution, System and Enterprise Architects, Technical Subject Matter Experts and vendors to evaluate solutions, based on requirements that meet the organization strategies regarding technical solutions to solve business problems
  • Conduct/Lead technical meetings with application owner/s to discuss their current and future needs and gain alignment on timing and schedule of deliverables.
  • Provide leadership and project management rigour to drive cost, schedule, performance and quality of assigned projects including Scrum activities
  • Business case experience: Work with the business sponsor to put together a business case to gain alignment/approval
  • Act as prime liaison between Purolator and Third-Party organizations on project-related issues or inquiries
  • Oversee integration of the agile team’s deliverables with the project at large, as well as how deliverables may have touchpoints in related sub-domains
  • Provide administrative support to enable the Scrum Master to focus on his/her core delivery responsibilities
  • Lead or play a key role in Scrum meetings to drive coordination
  • Provide and maintain accurate project forecasts
  • Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered in collaboration with the Project Control Officer (“PCO”) such as the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks
  • Ensure all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information
  • Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered in collaboration with the Project Control Officer (“PCO”) such as the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks

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Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.