Project Manager/ Scrum Master

  • Category
    Information Technology - Project Manager
  • Job type
    Temporary/Contract
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager for a 1-year contract with possibility of extension with our Crown Corporation Client located in Kanata, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Senior Project Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Serves as a focal point for a broad variety of projects which are typically moderate to complex/challenging, sensitive, and/or critical to the business in nature.
  • Coordinates/directs all the functional groups involved with a pre-defined project, in order to meet all project requirements (time, functionality, quality and cost).
  • Leads negotiations with outside companies (OEM's, Affiliates) on a regular basis.
  • Analyzes and makes decisions on projects, considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality and making trade-offs as appropriate for each project being managed.
  • Acts as prime liaison between the company and third party organizations on project related issues or inquiries.
  • Ensures all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information. Develops complex project plans to support successful project delivery.
  • Formulates and manages project plans including: (Management of deliverables, Determination and tracking of project schedules incl. commercial milestones, Regular project reviews and reporting, On-going risk management).
  • Defines, forecasts, manages, and reports on project resources (capital, expenses).
  • Reviews the release and detailed functional specifications to ensure project compliance.
  • Analyzes and manages project changes; design change requests. Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
  • Conducts regular status meetings with project team.
  • Communicates relevant project information to executive and leadership team. Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Communicates difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Manages, tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
  • Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.
  • Manages purchase order administration and ensures the purchase requisition process is followed.
  • Manages PPQA deliverables as requested. Provides the project team with expertise in the company processes.
  • Manages and co-ordinate project resource on-boarding and off-boarding processes.
  • Produces project scorecards and other executive-like reporting.
  • Acts as focal point for the project team for the co-ordination of facilities, technical support and other engagement site requirements.
  • Supports and coordinates the proposal development process (including the creation of minor enhancement requests, change requests and proposals as required).
  • Maintains project plans, document management (DMS), PPQA, change and problem tracking, and contract administration.
  • Supports the Director as well as manages, when required, the control and tracking of project related items, including issues, dependencies and finance.
  • Works with the Leadership team to ensure compliance to project standards, engagement processes and client requirements. (e.g. issue action item reminders).
  • Maintains and monitors the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks.
  • Manages vendor Statements of Work through receipt to completion.
  • Understands our Customers and what is important to them in terms of business value.
  • Facilitates the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
  • Facilitates the team towards self-organization.
  • Assesses the agile maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Removes impediments or facilitates the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving.
  • Facilitates getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and actively sharing information.
  • Supports and educates the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Provides all support to the team using an inclusive leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

The Senior Project Manager must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • 10 years application development or systems integration project management.
  • Expert in JIRA tool
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Experience in the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of inclusive leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
  • 2 to 5 years of Scrum experience

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with SAP HCM

If you are interested in applying to the Senior Project Manager position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco’ button.

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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12076855

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.