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    This is a contract position for a Project Manager/Leader for our client who is in the Broader Public Sector. Work location will be in Downtown Toronto.

    This position requires the Candidate to be in the Office two days a week.

    The Contract runs for 7 months with some possibility of renewal when it runs out.

    Hours per day will be 7.25

    Advantages
    Good Compensation working on projects that will make a difference to the people of Ontario.

    Responsibilities
    Leads organizational development, strategy development, business planning, and Ministry funding requests.
    Gathers and develops requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan.
    Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met
    Experience developing and managing project schedules, deliverables, and scope
    Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies
    Demonstrated experience directing project teams to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and adhere to government and ministry standards
    Extensive experience coordinating and monitoring project processes, and developing/communicating guidelines and procedures
    Sources, selects and on-boards team members in various disciplines, clarify roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources that are both OPS unionized employees as well as fee for service (FFS) consultants.
    Resolves resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, negotiates changes to resourcing, ensures knowledge is shared among team members such as project objectives and deliverables are met.
    Develops complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies.
    Effectively manages large project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.
    Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed.
    Articulates and prioritizes issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommends mitigation strategies for decision makers.
    Establishes and participates in steering committee and stakeholder forums
    Provides, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.
    Uses appropriate strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects – concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out.
    Promotes OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources.

    Qualifications
    Banking Industry or Public Sector experience preferred

    An ideal candidate should have more than 5 years of experience in

    Attention to Detail
    Calculating Costs for Implementation
    Critical Thinking
    Defining Mechanisms for Input
    Defining Purpose of the Strategic Planning Process
    Developing a Plan for Implementing Strategies
    Facilitating Group Discussion
    Creating Mission/Vision Statements
    Engaging Reluctant Members in Discussions
    Negotiation
    People Skills
    Persuasiveness
    Pitching
    Public Speaking
    Presentation / MS PowerPoint
    Active Listening

    Summary
    If interested and qualified for this role, please apply today for immediate consideration!!!

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
    This is a contract position for a Project Manager/Leader for our client who is in the Broader Public Sector. Work location will be in Downtown Toronto.

    This position requires the Candidate to be in the Office two days a week.

    The Contract runs for 7 months with some possibility of renewal when it runs out.

    Hours per day will be 7.25

    Advantages
    Good Compensation working on projects that will make a difference to the people of Ontario.

    Responsibilities
    Leads organizational development, strategy development, business planning, and Ministry funding requests.
    Gathers and develops requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan.
    Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met
    Experience developing and managing project schedules, deliverables, and scope
    Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies
    Demonstrated experience directing project teams to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and adhere to government and ministry standards
    Extensive experience coordinating and monitoring project processes, and developing/communicating guidelines and procedures
    Sources, selects and on-boards team members in various disciplines, clarify roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources that are both OPS unionized employees as well as fee for service (FFS) consultants.
    Resolves resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, negotiates changes to resourcing, ensures knowledge is shared among team members such as project objectives and deliverables are met.
    Develops complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies.
    Effectively manages large project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.
    Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed.
    Articulates and prioritizes issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommends mitigation strategies for decision makers.
    Establishes and participates in steering committee and stakeholder forums
    Provides, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.
    Uses appropriate strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects – concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out.
    Promotes OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources.

    Qualifications
    Banking Industry or Public Sector experience preferred

    An ideal candidate should have more than 5 years of experience in

    Attention to Detail
    Calculating Costs for Implementation
    Critical Thinking
    Defining Mechanisms for Input
    Defining Purpose of the Strategic Planning Process
    Developing a Plan for Implementing Strategies
    Facilitating Group Discussion
    Creating Mission/Vision Statements
    Engaging Reluctant Members in Discussions
    Negotiation
    People Skills
    Persuasiveness
    Pitching
    Public Speaking
    Presentation / MS PowerPoint
    Active Listening

    Summary
    If interested and qualified for this role, please apply today for immediate consideration!!!

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.