Sr Project Manager with experience leading on-prem and cloud data centre projects to lead the implementation of Enterprise Projects out of pension client's PMO.

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 25, 2022
Job End Date: Jul 25, 2022
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 120719
Location: Toronto
Sr Project Manager with experience leading on-prem and cloud data centre projects to lead the implementation of Enterprise Projects out of pension client's PMO.
Location: Downtown Toronto
Hybrid: 2 days per week
Our pension's client is looking for a highly qualified Project Manager (PM) to perform a lead role in the management and implementation of Enterprise Projects essential in achieving their business objectives.
  • You will be responsible for managing multiple concurrent Enterprise Projects through all phases of the projects from concept to closure through the application of sound Project Management Methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, and Iterative) and effective Client Relationship Management while leveraging Project Management best practices, standards and processes.
  • You will be responsible for defining the project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value.
  • You will be accountable for delivery of projects with the specified level of quality for the project sponsor, on time and within budget and scope.
  • You will be responsible for executing project work plans and revisions to meet changing needs and requirements, managing scope using the change request process, and managing the day to day operational aspects of projects, including organizing and leading project status and working meetings, preparing and distributing progress reports, and overseeing change management processes within the scope of the project.
  • Applying PM methodology and project standards, you will identify and negotiate resources and coordinate the efforts of team members and vendors/consultants in order to deliver projects and manage the Project budget.
  • You will work closely with Project Sponsor to define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control, resolving and escalating Project risks and issues in a timely manner.
Must haves:
  • 5+ years’ experience managing enterprise level projects (business and technology)
  • Experience leading on-premise and cloud datacentre projects related to upgrades and new technology.
  • Expert in Project Management Methodologies, including experience with Iterative and Agile delivery, and application of tools and techniques as well as strong organizational change management skills.
  • Strong client relationship management skills to build and manage relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendors.
  • Knowledge of Risk Management in order to minimize exposure and risk on projects.
  • Expert in setting and managing client expectations with the ability to think strategically and align project activities with organizational and Sr. Executive direction.
  • Experience working with and communicating to executives with the ability to effectively lead cross functional teams; hold meetings with stakeholders at all levels (staff to executive) to identify and gather their needs.
Nice to have:
  • PMP or similar
  • Practical IT infrastructure experience would be highly preferred.