Project Manager - Senior

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

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Project Manager – Senior for a 1.5-Year contract with our Crown Corporation Client in Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it.
The Project Manager – Senior 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);
- 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;
- Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization;
- Manages purchase order administration and ensures the purchase requisition process is followed;
- Manages and co-ordinate project resource on-boarding and off-boarding processes. Produces project scorecards and other executive-like reporting;
- Produces project communication (Steering Committee presentations etc.), including project status reporting (co-ordinate team status meetings, draft status reports etc.);
- 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.
The Project Manager – Senior must meet the following mandatory requirements:
- 10+ years application development or systems integration project management;
- 5 + years of experience within a PMO;
- 5+ Years of Experience developing material for Senior Executives;
- Experience working with Government Agencies;
- Worked as a Project Manager in a transformation project ($30M+);
- Have managed large scale IT projects 3 or more;
- Managed the budget and forecasting on large scale IT projects for 3 or more projects.
Nice to have:
- Certification in project management and/or financial management;
- University degree (Business or IT);
- Experience working with Canada Post as a Project Manager.
If you are interested in applying to our Project Manager – Senior position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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