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Snr Project Manager working on a digital media project

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 29, 2022
Job End Date: Feb 28, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 122267
Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
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Our vlaued client is looking for a Snr Project Manager to work on a digital media project

Initial 6 month contract, Montreal or Toronto- Hybrid, 2 days per week, or as required by project 

Responsibilities:
  • Project definition & planning: define or finalize the project scope and schedule and any needed PM artefacts to support delivery.
    • Define or finalize project scope, which could include Scope Statement, Minimally Viable Product in backlog, or other.
    • Develop or finalize roadmap, including critical activities, key milestones and deliveries, and interdependencies (logical and resource-based).
    • Develop or finalize any other artefacts that are required or will support effective delivery of value, which may include but are not limited to: Charter, Stakeholder Register, RACI, Project Management Plan, Control Logs, Executive Status, etc
  • Project monitoring & controlling
  • Regularly review progress, issues and risks/opportunities, working with teams that are working in
    • Agile (Scrum), predictive (traditional / scheduled), and ad-hoc manners.
    • Take planned, proactive, and corrective actions as required to mitigate and respond to risks and issues to ensure delivery of project’s foreseen value and benefits.
    • Facilitate meetings, workshops, and brainstorming sessions as required.
    • Engage stakeholders and ensure project communications as planned / appropriate / required.
    • Report on project status as required, which may include project governance, organizational, and portfolio management.
  • Project closure
    • Ensure that other closure activities such as lessons learned, variance analysis, customer satisfaction and team surveys have taken place.
    • Ensure that contractual and administrative closure has occurred.
Must Have Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager 
  • Experience in traditional, Agile, hybrid project management: able to coordinate work of teams and groups that function in an Agile (e.g. Scrum for delivery) manner, as well as planned/scheduled and ad-hoc manner, to deliver required value.
  • Understand stakeholder needs, manage expectations, work with non-technical and technical stakeholders.
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Experience / understanding of OTT (linear and on-demand)
  • Project management certification
  • Agile certification
  • English required, functional bilingualism (French/English)