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Senior Project Manager

Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager. This is a six (6) month, contract position scheduled to start in May.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Serving as a focal point for a variety of projects which are typically moderate to complex/challenging, sensitive, and/or critical to the business in nature;
  • Coordinating/directing all the functional groups involved with a pre-defined project, in order to meet all project requirements (Time, Functionality, Quality and Cost);
  • Analyzing and making decisions on projects, considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality and making trade-offs as appropriate for each project being managed;
  • Acting as prime liaison between company and Third Party organizations on project related issues or inquiries;
  • Ensuring all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information;
  • Developing complex project plans to support successful project delivery;
  • Formulating and managing project plans;
  • Management of deliverables;
  • Determination and tracking of project schedules incl. commercial milestones;
  • Regular project reviews and reporting;
  • On-going risk management;
  • Defining forecasts, managing, and reporting on project resources (Capital, Expenses);
  • Reviewing the release and detailed functional specifications to ensure project compliance;
  • Analyzing and managing project changes; design change requests;
  • Working within the guidelines of the Managed Release Program;
  • Facilitating team and client meetings effectively;
  • Conducting regular status meetings with project team;
  • Communicating relevant project information to executive and leadership team;
  • Resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely fashion;
  • Communicating difficult/sensitive information tactfully;
  • Managing & forecasting project budgets;
  • Managing, tracking and reporting team hours and expenses on a weekly basis;
  • Determining appropriate revenue recognition, ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, and monitoring receivables for project;
  • Following up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices;
  • Managing Quality Assurance deliverables as requested;
  • Supporting and coordinating the proposal development process (including the creation of Minor Enhancement Requests, Change Requests and proposals as required);
  • Maintaining project plans, document management (DMS), change and problem tracking, and contract administration;
  • Supporting the Delivery Director as well as managing, when required, the control and tracking of project related items, including issues, dependencies and finance;
  • Working with the Leadership team to ensure compliance to project standards, engagement processes and client requirements;
  • Maintaining and monitoring the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks; and,
  • Managing vendor Statements of Work through receipt to completion.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • University degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field;
  • Ten (10) years application development or systems integration project management experience;
  • Five plus (5+) years Agile Development experience; 
  • Experience managing projects in Application Development;
  • Proven experience successfully managing projects greater than $4M;
  • Ability to coordinate and manage project resources and dedicated time to project;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills;
  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies;
  • Knowledge of Project Estimating Tools and Microsoft Project;
  • Financial system and Procurement experience;
  • Knowledge of Changepoint, SpendMap, Sharepoint and Document Management;
  • PMP Certification (an asset); and,
  • Scrum Master Certification (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: May 04, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 55051
  • Location: Ottawa/Gatineau ON