project manager in Montreal

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location
Montreal, Québec
job type
Temporary
reference number
2013233PROEN
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job description

The Project Manager plans, controls and executes upon approved projects by carrying out the following activities using standard processes and toolsets:

• Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management and identify the key drivers and measurements which will be used to evaluate the project upon completion
• Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
• Create an integrated plan that details how scope, schedule, costs, communications, resources, dependencies, risks/issues, quality, change vendors (where applicable) and other key aspects of the project will be managed
• Develop a detailed schedule for the project that identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project and effectively allocates the resources to the work
• Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
• Execute the project according to the project plan
• Monitor approved project budget, scope and timelines, actioning variances on a timely basis, leveraging standard project change request processes
• Ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and approved and are stored centrally
• Monitor the progress of the project and adjust course where required to ensure successful delivery, escalating where appropriate
• Provide regular project status and steering committee reporting as per established TMX standards
• Lead the project team in re-estimating project effort and costs at the appropriate gates and obtain approval on any revisions

Skills and Experience:

Must Have(s):

Strong knowledge of Clearing business
• University/undergraduate degree in related discipline or equivalent PM work experience within the financial services industry
• Minimum (3-5) years’ experience within an Information Technology environment
• Ability to successfully navigate and deliver within a fully matrixed environment that is complex and somewhat ambiguous
• Demonstrated leadership, with the ability to motivate and effectively manage teams
• Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
• Excellent written and verbal communications
• Prior experience in client facing role
• Experience managing projects with budgets in excess of $3M
• Experience managing teams with 15 members or greater
• Background delivering projects using SDLC, Iterative and Agile methodologies
• Experience with end to end project delivery (includes managing both the business, vendor delivery and IT phases of a project)

Nice to Have(s):

• PMP certification
• Client relationship management skills
• Prior experience using Changepoint or an equivalent PPM tool
• Certified SCRUM Master • Exposure to cloud implementations
• Experience with projects involving integration of third party applications with other third party or on-premise applications

Interested? Please send your CV directly to guillaume.dion@randstad.ca
Randstad Professionals Canada
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