Junior IT Project Manager

Jackyl Consulting is currently seeking Junior Project Managers for a 12 month contract on a large-scale IT program. This is a work-from-home opportunity!

The successful candidates will be responsible for multiple project work-streams involving varying scope and complexity. This role is client facing. The candidates must have ITIL implementation experience, ability to work with minimal supervision, and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, while working remotely from their home office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain compliance to project management methodology by ensuring project management processes, disciplines and controls are consistently applied
  • Facilitate discussions, schedule meetings, plan and issue project documentation as agreed to by the Senior Project Manager and other stakeholders
  • Identify all project dependencies and risks, ensuring that they are effectively managed
  • Prepare mitigation/contingency plans for identified risks
  • Define and document Project Phases and set targets/deadlines for those phases
  • Control change to project scope through accepted change management processes and documentation
  • Develop an understanding of the technical/business aspects of the project in order to effectively manage the project, resources and deliverables
  • Build and foster solid working relationships with team members, sponsors, customers and partners
  • Evaluate, monitor and provide overall project support
  • Assist with technical planning and identification of migration activities
  • Create, manage and distribute comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
  • Identify stakeholder communities / user groups
  • Develop and manage transitional communication materials to align with the change strategy / deliverables
  • Respond to project-related queries on daily basis
  • Schedule, organize and participate in project meetings
  • Document and circulate meeting minutes including key decisions and action items
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Act as the point of contact, monitor and report on progress of the project to stakeholders
  • Maintain and monitor daily, weekly and monthly project deliverables
  • Manage project expectations in a timely and clear fashion
  • Support all project related activities and assist to eliminate road blocks
  • Identify, analyze, communicate and escalate any issues, risks or changes
  • Maintain project documentation, project assets, communications and related databases
  • Monitor project for compliance with methodology and governance
  • Capture relevant information at project closure and lessons learned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 plus years' related work experience
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated to tackle and overcome complex issues
  • Excellent time management skills to work in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Visio, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent ability to interface with the client and maintain composure in high pressure situations
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours to support a production network
  • PMP Certification an asset
  • Data Centre experience an asset

About Jackyl Consulting:

Jackyl Consulting specializes in Program Management and Service Delivery for Infrastructure Enabling Technologies in highly intense, complex, and time sensitive environments. Their client portfolio spans multiple industries including; Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, Healthcare, and Retail. Jackyl’s unique approach and methodology to service delivery is a key to our success and in the retention of the best and brightest talent. They value great people! Jackyl Consulting Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

By applying to this position through Eagle, you acknowledge and expressly agree that Eagle will provide your submission directly to Jackyl Consulting for evaluation and should you be considered for this opportunity, you will either be contacted by Eagle or Jackyl Consulting directly.

  • Posted On: June 08, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 55657
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON