Senior Project Manager, e-Procurement (contract)
Cadillac Fairview
Toronto, ON, Canada
37d ago

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Role Summary :

The Procurement and Sourcing Group’s role, in collaboration with our business partners, is to create sustainable competitive advantage for Cadillac Fairview by leveraging our procurement spend and the expertise of our key suppliers to meet our needs, reduce total cost and mitigate supply-

related risks. This role is responsible for leading the implementation and deployment of a technology solution to design and automate the source-

to pay procurement processes.

The Senior PM is a results-driven team player who will interface with stakeholders across the organization in the planning, execution, and closing of the project to ensure successful implementation and adoption of the solution.

The PM is able to perform in multiple roles which contribute to project, operational or strategic goals / initiatives (I.

e. manages large project teams, contributes as a team member, provides consulting and strategic planning advice, represents the project on senior committees etc.

and will closely manage all key work streams towards on time and on budget project completion.

You will :

  • Assume overall end-to-end ownership of the e-Procurement project throughout project life cycle
  • Leverage project management expertise by applying leading practices throughout the project in team process, project structures, deliverables and documentation
  • Conduct and facilitate project activities and develop related documentation related to scope, schedule, resources, budget, communications, risks and issues;
  • Facilitate sessions to align cross-functional teams and business stakeholders
  • Set project milestones and manage the team to successfully meet project goals
  • Manage assigned project staff, including allocation of work packages, delegating, scheduling and prioritizing work; provide coaching on project management best practice as required
  • Monitor the deliverables of each key work stream to ensure milestones are met on-budget and on-time with high quality outputs
  • Report on implementation progress, risks and issues to senior management on a regular basis and identify tactics and strategies to minimize / resolve obstacles to successful project delivery
  • Work collaboratively with Technical, Change Management and external vendor teams to build and maintain strong relationships and ensure alignment throughout the project life cycle
  • Support the resolution of complex business issues by providing innovative, creative and integrated solutions while engaging subject matter experts as required
  • Develop and present material for review using strong written, verbal, and graphical communication skills with the ability to express complex concepts effectively
  • Contribute to management decisions in consultation with Steering Committees and Senior Management
  • Maintain PMP and other professional designations (ITIL, IIBA, Change Management, etc.)
  • You have : Post-Secondary :

    Post-Secondary :

  • University degree / college diploma required; degree in Business Administration, Information Technology Management or Engineering is preferred. MBA an asset.
  • Professional experience :

  • Professional accreditation / certification : PMP required; PROSCI, IIBA, Lean / Six Sigma an asset
  • Related experience requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in successfully delivering large, complex projects, preferably with multiple stakeholders
  • Previous experience with ERP implementation or transformational projects preferred
  • Previous consulting experience with large firm is preferred
  • Previous experience with change management and / or driving transformational change preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory / management experience
  • Sound knowledge of procurement practices and processes
  • Experience managing software development life cycles, including business systems analysis, application development, testing and release management, is required
  • Experience with vendor and contract management is preferred
  • Core Competencies and Skills :

  • Ability to apply extensive project management knowledge and expertise (project planning, implementation, evaluation, risk assessment, benefits realization)
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid organization and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and function in a team environment
  • Experience developing insights and presenting such to executive level
  • Mix of strategic thinking with proven execution capabilities ability to present complex technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Excellent ability to anticipate and analyze risks and issues, explore alternatives, develop appropriate recommendations with project and technical teams and present issues to senior leadership
  • Perceptive, open-minded and flexible thinking
  • Willing to take calculated risks
  • Presentation skills
  • Demonstrate behaviours that are consistent with the Cadillac Fairview’s values
  • Outstanding influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment
  • Extremely customer focused and takes the time to understand the needs of the business
  • Ability to interpret financial data and apply to decision making
  • Are you up for the challenge? At CF, we believe our people are core to our success. Join our award-winning team, where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected!

    Accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and / or selection process is available.

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