Sr. Project Manager to manage complex, large-scale payment modernization projects within the public sector procurement space

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 03, 2022
Job End Date: Apr 30, 2023
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 123487
Location: Toronto
Sr. Project Manager to manage complex, large-scale payment modernization projects within the public sector procurement space
Contract: 6 months
Location: Downtown (2 days onsite)
Hours: 7.25 per day
Our client is implementing a major modernization program over the coming three years to introduce three major new payment methods (open payment, credential payment, and etickets).
Summary of Role:
  • Seeking an experienced and business focused Project Manager, with a proven track record of successfully managing complex and large-scale technology projects, preferably in the public sector procurement space.
  • The successful candidate to have experience in managing technical projects including but not limited to computer systems infrastructure, cyber security, SharePoint implementations and Azure cloud migrations.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Working with a broad group of internal and external stakeholders, shape project scope and plan to deliver the right business outcomes
  • Manage project execution and delivery of multiple project streams, including both technical delivery and business change management
  • Manage various internal and external subject matter experts and teams, including external advisory firms, in project delivery per plan
  • Establish strong governance and controls for large, complex programs implementing the appropriate blend of agile and waterfall principles and ways of working
  • Provide executive program reporting to Leadership and Executive Steering Committee
  • Deliver excellence to our clients through active engagement with client sponsors and project teams
  • Understand and manage a complex group of stakeholders
  • Provide oversight for supplier and partner relationships and ensure program dependencies are met by both
  • Build and mentor a team of highly experienced project management professionals
  • Manage risks, issues, actions and decisions in a well-structured way across the program 
Must haves:
  • 5+ years of relevant Project Management experience delivering complex programs and managing project budget with high risk and complexity
  • Strong vendor management, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience on quality assurance, delivery and report of KPI;
  • Demonstrated experience in risk management and risk mitigation in providing required strategy
  • Demonstrates abilities to execute against a project strategy; as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present to and/or for all levels of clients.
Nice to have
  • PMP
  • Payment industry experience
  • System integration, Cyber Security, SharePoint implementation, Azure Migration experience
  • Public sector experience