Senior Project Manager

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager. This is a twelve (24) month, contract position scheduled to start in January.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Executing best practices in the areas of project management, governance, guidelines, process and tools;
  • Providing project management capabilities throughout the project lifecycle and ensuring the successful completion of the assigned small to large sized projects;
  • Managing a variety of projects utilizing management best practices, processes and tools including the supervision of the project resources;
  • Managing the project planning sessions to establish scope, assumptions, constraints, deliverables, interim milestones, work breakdown structure and timelines according to established project level category;
  • Developing the work breakdown structure to manage projects and to facilitate communication with team members and stakeholders;
  • Preparing detailed project schedule based on best practices scheduling techniques;
  • Preparing resource plan and tracking resource utilization;
  • Preparing all project documentation and obtaining sign-off from the project sponsor where applicable;
  • Monitoring, tracking and reporting on project risks and issues;
  • Setting up the issue log, risk log and other supporting project documentation based on size and complexity of project;
  • Establishing the project control and monitoring guidelines;
  • Communicating to team members;
  • Developing and monitoring the project financials;
  • Providing monthly project financial reporting;
  • Analyzing variances and preparing action and recovery plans as appropriate;
  • Preparing weekly status updates and providing senior management with monthly project reviews, including updates on top issues, risks and variances;
  • Supervising the project team members during the project duration and providing feedback on team member performance;
  • Actively promoting best practices and project management competency;
  • Ensuring all the technical guidelines and standards are adhered to;
  • Sharing knowledge and project experiences with the project management community;
  • Applying project management discipline in accordance with project categorization guidelines;                      
  • Establishing and managing the project communication plan for stakeholders;
  • Utilizing project management tools such as MPS to capture and report on the status of each project including all tasks and resource utilization;
  • Providing weekly status reports;
  • Participating in steering committees and management review sessions as appropriate; and,
  • Prepare report analytics as per governance guidelines.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Five to seven (5-7) years of recently demonstrated project management competency as a project manager for projects with technology components;
  • Experience with PeopleSoft 9.2, finance and HR;
  • Experience in project management process, tools and techniques;
  • Experience in IT governance and project delivery, excellence and best practices;
  • Ability to be outcome driven;
  • Coaching and mentoring skills;
  • Experience supervising resources;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the software development lifecycle;
  • Negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to be a strong team player; and,
  • PMP 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: December 11, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 58665
  • Location: Ottawa/Gatineau ON