Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Our Software Development client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team.
This is a great opportunity located in Mid Town Toronto. This is a permanent full time role.
As an IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing all traditional Project Management Office aspects of a project, but you will also become a functional expert, working side-by-side with our business departments to determine design and configuration requirements for new and existing technology solutions and oversee all aspects of project delivery.
From planning, solution design, build and test, through to business deployments and ownership of long-term business relationships, you will have responsibility for our users’ success.
Roles and Responsibilities
Lead multiple project initiatives through evaluation, planning, implementation, and integration
Work closely with the business to understand requirements (usually involved at a very early stage when scope is not fully known, and requirements need to be clarified) and propose pragmatic Technology solutions that meet the requirements of the business and are consistent with Technology strategy
Develop solution requirements, project plans; determine resource requirements and project deliverables; monitor project phases;
and prioritize issues and assignments for project team
Experience with vendor management and supervision of the work of 3rd party developers
Ability to troubleshoot issues and work with development team / vendors to resolve the issues
Assist with oversight & coordination activities across the portfolio of projects, reporting on project status and budget
Possess excellent analytical skills to work on project budget and other reporting
Qualifications and Experience
8-10 years of Business & IT aligned project delivery experience
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment
Experience working with business application analysis, design and implementation
Experience with Quality Assurance (manual and automated testing) and hands-on knowledge of all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Excellent communication and leadership skills, as well as demonstrated tenacity and persistence, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Strong customer focused orientation
Experience in the pension industry is needed
We are an inclusive employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicant’s needs throughout the recruitment process.
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