Sr. Project Manager

Toronto, ON

Post Date: 06/19/2017 Job ID: 11946 Category: Project Manager - Application Development

Project Manager - Qualifier (eg.  Senior Project Manager – EMR (Electronic Medical Records)

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Project Manager  to join  their  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

Main Job Responsibilities:
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
• Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope.
• Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrixed reports, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.
• Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
• Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.
• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors.
• Manage medium to large scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
• Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.
• Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.
• Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using the organization’ s procedures and policies.

Must Haves:
• 8-10 years of overall professional experience.
• 5 years of professional experience as a senior project manager in financial services industry.
• PMP or PMI certification.
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project.
• Extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.
• Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
• Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

Education:
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

Nice to Haves:
• Knowledge of Planview.

Soft Skills:
• People management and team building skills.
• Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Attention to detail.

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

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