Project Leader/Executive - Senior

  • Category
    Information Technology - Project Manager
  • Job type
  • Location
    Gatineau, Quebec

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Project Leader/Executive – Senior for a 1-Year contract with our Client in Gatineau, QC. The successful candidate must hold a valid Secret Security Clearance or be eligible for it.
The Project Leader/Executive – Senior will have the following responsibilities:
-    Assessing the organization's capacity/capability to undertake and successfully deliver a project in the context of the overall program or portfolio program or portfolio priorities through strategic planning;
-    Advising Senior Management on a range of issues affecting the organization's ability to achieve the project's business objectives;
-    Assisting in the prioritization and assignment of projects within the program/portfolio;
-    Managing several Senior Project Managers and Project Managers, each responsible for an element of the project/program/portfolio and its associated team (e.g. project and financial management);
-    Establishing and maintaining a central Project Management Office responsible for the oversight of all project management resources and deliverables;
-    Formulating statements of problems; establishing procedures for the development and implementation of significant, new or modified project, program or portfolio elements to solve these problems, and obtaining approval thereof;
-    Managing the implementation of a project/program/portfolio to identify, analyze, plan, track and control progress on a continuous basis;
-    Making recommendations and providing advice for improvements and assisting in developing solutions and implementing recommendations (e.g. policy development and standards development);
-    Preparing and presenting findings, status and other relevant matters;
-    Overseeing the development of a Project Business Case (e.g. business planning and program review);
-    Managing Program changes in accordance with the change management process; and
-    Motivating the team to ensure commitment to the program's objectives.
-    Specifying the general requirements of the project;
-    Developing project alternatives and identifying their administrative, economic, and technical feasibility and practicality; and associated policy and organizational change requirements;
-    Planning, directing, and controlling the activities of a project team within scheduled time and cost parameters;
-    Producing overall project plans and obtaining approval of preliminary analysis; and
-    Updating and providing briefings to upper management on progress and concerns of the project.
The Project Leader/Executive – Senior must meet the following mandatory requirements:
-    Relevant Education to the Consultant Category University (PhD, Graduate, Undergraduate, degree) or College or CEGEP Diploma/Certificate
-    Relevant professional certifications – with a copy of the certification:
    o Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) from an accredited college or 
    o A certification in Project Portfolio Management (PfMP) or 
    o A certification in Project Management (PMP)
-    Experience providing support and consultation in relation to utilizing the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Framework (or similar)
-    Minimum of 10 years of combined experience in the past 15 years in Portfolio, Program and Project Management providing support and consultation in relation to the development and delivery of Portfolios, Programs and Projects for complex transformation initiatives. Complex transformation is defined as multi-year, multi-project, multi-organization initiatives with a programme value of greater than $100M.
-    Demonstrated experience working with senior executives on enterprise-wide, successful transformation initiatives that have adopted an MSP-based (or similar), program-management approach to achieved desired outcomes
-    Demonstrated experience planning and managing portfolios of programs and projects to achieve successful, desired outcomes supported by substantiated documentation
-    Demonstrated experience of working knowledge of MS Office Suite products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), Visio, MS Project and MS Project Server or a similar project management tool
If you are interested in applying to our Project Leader/Executive – Senior position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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