Project Manager – Logistics Software Rollout
Tundra Technical Solutions
Halifax, Nova Scotia
2 months ago

Job Summary

The purpose of the Senior Project Manager is to successfully lead a cross-functional project team to successful project completion following the SDLC (Solution Development Life-

Cycle). The Project Manager is accountable for delivering a solution within project constraints, namely scope, budget and schedule.

The Project Manager will use formal project management techniques and interact with clients and other stakeholders to ensure projects are completed within scope, cost and execution commitments.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and successfully deliver large, highly visible IT projects with high risk, complexity and change management;
  • Successfully deliver a major enterprise logistics migration from legacy to new mobile and hand-held platform across the entire supply chain.
  • Follow the appropriate SDLC for each project;
  • Where required, ability to run medium to large, complex Agile projects / teams independently, applying Agile techniques and principles.
  • Set project team expectations, and clearly document project success factors;
  • Provide extensive communications to senior management as required;
  • Implement efficient communication practices to ensure the that the project team operates efficiently and effectively;
  • Identify, secure and lead large multi-stream project teams;
  • Provide leadership to the project team while respecting the project mandate and the company’s values;
  • Manage project schedules and budgets to ensure project completion on time, on budget, and within scope and agreed performance metrics;
  • Analyze project risk and execute risk management strategies;
  • Develop project charters ensuring alignment with business goals and properly defined project scope, deliverables, risk analysis and resource requirements;
  • Work with the business and the Project Office Administrator to ensure that all elements of the AFE are complete and accurate;
  • Prepare and possibly present regular project status reports;
  • Manage both departmental and cross-functional projects as required;
  • Work with the Project Office Administrator to ensure project financial tracking is current and accurate;
  • Manage the implementation of assigned projects to meet stakeholder expectations measured by a project post-mortem.
  • Mentor more junior project staff.
  • Required Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of progressive experience, including 4+ years of Project Management experience;
  • Experience managing complex enterprise logistics software migrations, especially during M&A
  • Experience managing all phases of large and complex projects;
  • Experience leading project teams of 7+ members;
  • Solid knowledge of both traditional waterfall and Agile project methodologies;
  • Practical knowledge and experience with Agile roles and artifacts, and Scrum processes;
  • Solid SDLC application development experience;
  • Possess a good sense of how business needs can be met through innovative technology solutions;
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and leadership aptitudes;
  • Experience managing Systems Integration, Software Development, Package Implementation, and e-Business projects;
  • Experience in creating project plans using formal PM methodologies.
  • Knowledge of business process analysis and design;
  • Solid understanding of project management processes, practices and tools;
  • Understanding of large system implementation, Systems Integration, Software Development, Package Implementation, and e-Business technology;
  • Knowledge of Project Management Principles and methodology.
  • Desired behaviors

  • Builds Trust and Credibility by consistently adhering to the organization’s business principles and values. Is seen as direct, truthful, and trustworthy by co-
  • workers, vendors, and customers.

  • Committed to results by taking personal responsibility for achieving mutually agreed upon individual / team objectives.
  • Demonstrates a desire to help and serve internal / external customers to meet their needs. Is proactive, responsive, and focused on discovering, anticipating, and exceeding the customer’s needs.
  • Works collaboratively and cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals and objectives. Considers the wider team, function, banner or the organization and takes action or makes decisions which support the success of those groups.
  • Recovers quickly after change, disruptions, or mistakes and can remain productive and focused. Is adaptable and can apply lessons learned in one situation to another situation.
  • Academic / Educational requirements

  • Must have extensive formal Project Management training
  • A university degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
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