Project Manager
Day & Ross Transportation Group
Somerville, New Brunswick, Canada
18d ago

Job Description The Day & Ross Transportation Group is currently seeking a full-time Project Manager in Hartland, NB.

Our company is looking for dynamic team members to provide leadership in our IT organization to continue providing excellent support to our growing business.

You will be key to the IT team’s success by working closely with other IT professionals and subject matter experts from the business.

Are you up for a significant challenge? Do you consider yourself to be solution oriented? We want your skills, experience, passion and your can-

do approach to leverage best practices and continue our competitive advantage as a market leader in logistics.

With a focus on quality customer service that extends to our valued employees, Day & Ross has been continuously recognized as an honored recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2005. Make your move today!

Day & Ross is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager to initiate, plan, execute, control and manage through to the successful completion selected projects to support the growth of the Day and Ross Transportation Group.

This individual will be highly motivated, can excel in a fast paced environment and is excited about challenging projects, providing business solutions, leveraging technology and working with multidiscipline talented teams to deliver results.

These are the essential responsibilities to be successful in this role :

  • Project Initiation Define and document project charters by obtaining a thorough understanding of the business objectives to be fulfilled
  • Project Planning Define project scope and schedule Defines work packages and inserts into project scheduleIn conjunction with management selects an effective team and assigns members to key tasks / work packages within the Project schedule
  • Project Control and Monitoring Supports the business application owner to manage scope and schedule by managing customer expectations for project deliverables and stakeholder communications to achieve project successUses project schedule and work breakdown techniques to guide team in the completion of the project on time with funds allocatedPrepares project status reports on a regular basis Ensures that the project remains in control through the use of techniques and tools available within a project management methodology Escalates project issues for resolution to Project Sponsor and Project Steering Committee
  • Project Closing Completes project closing tasks as per methodologyEvaluates and reports on performance of team membersConducts post implementation review including lessons learned and reports out to sponsor, methodology stakeholders and project steering committee
  • To be qualified for this role, please ensure your resume clearly displays the following :

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, community college program or equivalent job experience
  • Previous experience in high transactional oriented IT environments; specifically within the transportation and logistics industries would be an asset
  • 10 plus years of experience in multiple positions performing the following : Minimum 5 years Project Management ExperienceBusiness analyst roleBusiness system analyst roleSoftware application developer or database architectPlanning and Execution of multiple large scale projects impacting 25 plus users
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification / or work experience
  • Completion of multi-level process flows using industry tool sets
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Strong team building and customer relationship skills
  • Experience with the calculation and measurement of financial returns on projects
  • Vendor management and negotiation skills
  • Strong written, communication and presentation skills
  • Please note : This position requires significant travel up to 50%.

    Please apply directly on our website at or send your resume to and note the job title and location in the subject line.

    Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment .

    We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross Transportation Group fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

    Function IS Project Management Country Canada State / Province / Region New Brunswick City / Town Somerville

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