Senior Project Manager

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager. This is a twenty-four (24) month, contract position scheduled to start in October.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Defining project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders;
  • Effectively communicating project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion;
  • Liaising with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis;
  • Setting and continually managing project expectations with team members and other stakeholders;
  • Planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools;
  • Tracking project milestones and deliverables;
  • Determining the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyzing results, and troubleshooting problem areas;
  • Defining project success criteria and disseminating them to involved parties throughout project life cycle;
  • Conducting project post mortems and creating a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements;
  • Developing, supporting, influencing and creating best practices and tools for project
    execution and management;
  • Actively promoting, mentoring and championing established best practices and methodologies;
  • Designing and implementing the project delivery process based on best practices and industry experience in collaboration with the project management excellence working group and applicable partners;
  • Interacting with business clients at all levels;
  • Representing company throughout the corporation;
  • Working with contractors, consultants, third party vendors and service delivery partners as appropriate;
  • Directing and managing project development from beginning to end;
  • Developing full-scale project plans and associated communications documents;
  • Delegating tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel;
  • Identifying and resolving issues and conflicts within the project team;
  • Identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path;
  • Developing and delivering progress reports, documentation, and presentations;
  • Adhering to and supporting the goal of maintaining high standards of data quality in the project management tool;
  • Proactively managing changes in project scope, budget or timeline, identifying potential crises, and devising contingency plans;
  • Coaching, mentoring, motivating and supervising project team members and contractors, and influencing them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work;
  • Building, developing, and growing any business relationships vital to the success of the project;
  • Estimating the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals;
  • Drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary;
  • Negotiating with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company; and,
  • Determining and assessing need for additional staff and consultants and making the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • University degree or college diploma in the field of computer science, information systems, business administration or another related field;
  • Eight (8) plus years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of managing projects;
  • Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions;
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently;
  • Flexibility and adaptability skills during times of change;
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines;
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating abilities;
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments;
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Coaching and mentoring skills;
  • Negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies;
  • Ability to be customer oriented;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Ability to be collaborative to influence a desired outcome;
  • Ability to seek opportunities to serve in leadership roles;
  • Strong organization and presentation skills;
  • Strong familiarity with project management process, tools, techniques at an advanced level;
  • Advanced knowledge of the agile principles and the scrum framework;
  • Experience with Microsoft Project Server (MPS);
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management;
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
  • Skills at conducting research into project-related issues and products;
  • Extensive experience in stakeholder engagement;
  • Knowledge of credit risk management (an asset);
  • Dedicated scrum master or agile coach experience (an asset); and,
  • Project management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum (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: October 12, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 57753
  • Location: Ottawa/Gatineau ON