The Project Manager is the primary point-person responsible for planning, executing, and delivering projects on time, within budget, and in accordance with specifications. To achieve these important goals, the Project Manager will define project requirements and scope, acquire project resources, and supervise the efforts of project team members. Efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, the clear communication of expectations to stakeholders, and upward reporting to senior management are critical tasks that must be performed throughout each project’s lifecycle.
Key Responsibilities (includes but not limited to):
Manage the entire lifecycle of the company’s project portfolio, ranging from strategic planning initiatives to tactical activities.
Design, implement, and supervise the implementation of all new system installations, expansions, modifications, migrations, and so on.
Establish a Project Charter for each approved project, defining the projects goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables.
Conduct cost-benefit analyses, risk analyses, and ROI calculations to determine project feasibility.
Manage project activities throughout the lifecycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
Plan all project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and micro-deliverables using the appropriate software tools.
Organize project teams into suitable workgroups and guide the teams throughout their efforts to produce deliverables according to specification.
Negotiate with other business units to obtain required skill sets.
Establish and deliver mechanisms for tracking project progress and reporting to stakeholders via a formal communications plan.
Conduct stakeholder meetings and forums in order to solicit feedback, input, and expectations; incorporate these into project plans.
Establish, implement, and follow a formal change management program.
Reallocate resources across multiple projects where necessary; identify and resolve any resource allocation discrepancies.
Adhere to established methodologies for project management.
Produce regular reports (status, escalations, etc.) on the progress of projects; deliver these reports during regular stakeholder meetings.
Track all project costs to ensure completion within budget; procure extra budget funding where necessary.
Closely monitor the efforts and billing of third-party workers, such as consultants, contractors, and other specialists.
Identify and resolve conflicts within project teams and associate work; create contingency plans to mitigate risk.
Manage project dependencies.
Conduct project postmortems in order to identify areas for improvement; make recommendations based on findings.
Post-secondary education in Technology or business discipline.
10 years of years with demonstrated knowledge in the area of client relationship management (i.e. retail, hospitality, restaurant etc.)
Certified Scrum Master
Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications
Strong knowledge of Asana
Must be a confident communicator, both written and verbal, and able to effectively present to all levels of the organization
A detail oriented, collaborative, proactive and results oriented style with demonstrated success in leading and working on projects and project teams as a team player
Ability to travel percentage of time% within the field
PMP project management certifications preferred.
Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods.
Ability to assess corporate climate, socio-economic factors, trends, and other criteria to determine chances of project success.
Intuitive grasp of organizational structure in order to manage cross-departmental and cross-disciplinary resource allocation.
Highly effective negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolutions skills.
Superb creation and facilitation of meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings in order to create consensus among stakeholders.
Able to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including technical, professional, and upper management.
Strong knowledge of financial management, technology management, and internal controls.
Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations.
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with business units, corporate departments, key managers, and other stakeholders.
Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.
Persuasive and motivating, with a strong focus on managing consultants.