Project Manager

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Eagle is currently seeking a Project Manager. This is a twelve (12) month, contract position scheduled to start in November.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Design, development, capture and management of all project activities, coordination and execution of project plans that are needed to successfully deliver all components of the  implementation;
  • Participating in Business Operations Planning and identification of pre-requisites and key project deliverables for operational decisions leading to the development of Business and Functional Requirements required for implementation;
  • Acting as part of a leading team member in the coordination, management and execution of the “PILOT” phase; a major program component of the project, which will deliver the execution of the lifecycle including all system, classroom and learning components of the program prior to launch date;
  • Co-management of all technical vendor deliverables and working closely with NIIT, Technical Project Management Team in the joint planning, development, and coordination all integrated testing activities (functional, integration, end to end, and PILOT);
  • Managing the delivery of technical project objectives to ensure a successful implementation towards established deliverables and milestones as well as sponsor and partner expectations;
  • Working with management, client and technical teams to identify facilitate and resolve risks, issues, barriers to success, cross functional dependencies, tasks and prerequisites required for project deployment and success;
  • Working in partnership with the Technical Team Lead in the joint planning, identification and assignment of tasks, execution and coordination of chosen methodology (Agile/Waterfall) and ensure Technical Team Lead and assigned resources are accountable and tracking to plan dates;
  • Managing project resources to ensure alignment to project plan and deliverables;
  • Day to day project management including project related communications, status reports, risk identification and management, escalation of issues;
  • Running and facilitating project status meetings and project reporting, including monthly project status reports;
  • Completing and executing knowledge transfer and sustainment plans to ensure functional and ITS department are able to support the project solution and processes;
  • Completing all assigned project deliverables and associated documentation at sufficient levels of detail to communicate to a broad audience;
  • Presentation and participation as required, in key executive meetings, including but not limited to Executive Steering Committee, Strategic Client Meetings, and Client Governance meetings;
  • Communicating to and soliciting information from a variety of technical and functional experts;
  • Attending, participating and/or leading meetings and discussions, particularly those that will have a high disruption factor to the community of users;
  • Managing Issue escalation to Program Manager and Project sponsors;
  • Securing sign off deliverables from the appropriate parities;
  • Delivery of the project scope within budget and timelines;
  • Facilitating risk, assessment and mitigation of all risks; and,
  • Participating in activities for materials development and training of the RECO solution.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • University Degree in related field and PMP Designation;
  • Minimum eight to ten (8-10) years’ experience in Project Management;
  • Demonstrated ability in leading and managing multiple projects and matrix teams;
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget;
  • High comfort level when working with highly technical IT subject matter experts;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with the ability to write or edit high quality business documents (e.g., master project plans, risk management plans, communication plans, progress reports, project wrap-up documentation);
  • Excellent presentation, interviewing, facilitating, and negotiating skills;
  • Ability to work with ambiguity;
  • Superior meeting and time management skills;
  • Proficiency in the direct management of cross-functional project teams;
  • Proficiency with project management tools i.e., MS Project;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the capability of providing leadership to a diverse project team and interact comfortably with senior personnel in the organization;
  • Ability to work independently with only minimal high level direction;
  • Ability to drive project to success;
  • Ability to create and implement strategy to overcome adoption challenges;
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • Solid decision making skills and leadership skill; and,
  • Experience in education sector (an asset).

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: November 27, 2017
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 51665
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON