Project Manager (12 Month Term Role )
Innovapost Inc
Mississauga
5d ago

Description Why Innovapost?

We offer opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. As the Information Technology (IT) Shared Services provider for the Canada Post Group of Companies (Canada Post, Purolator, and SCI Group), we have developed and supported some of the most extensive and complex IT systems and online, retail and mobile technologies in Canada.

As an integral part of the Canada Post Group of Companies, we understand our sister companies’ business opportunities and challenges.

We use this understanding to develop solutions and services that drive synergies, efficiencies and cost savings across the Group.

Our work transforms the Group’s operations and modernizes their business to meet the demands of the evolving mail, courier, and logistics industries.

Our colleagues balance dedication, professionalism, and a private-sector approach to doing business with ample opportunity for career development and culture and team building.

Our collaborative nature, combined with cross-industry experience, makes us agile and an exceptionally rewarding place to work.

Requirements 12 Month Term Role

The Project Manager oversees and manages large, complex and strategic projects (Planning, Coordinating, Implementing, Timing, Functionality, Quality and Cost) that have a wide impact across the client and / or group of companies.

The Project Manager meets pre-defined project commitments and acts as the single point of contact for the project, while mentoring other project managers and developing the Program and Project Management CoE.

Major responsibilities :

  • Serves as a focal point for a 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)
  • Analyzes and makes decisions on projects, considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality and making trade-
  • offs as appropriate for each project being managed

  • Acts as prime liaison between Innovapost 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 :
  • o Management of deliverables

    o Determination and tracking of project schedules incl. commercial milestones

    o 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.
  • Works within the guidelines of the Managed Release Program
  • Communication :

  • 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
  • Project Administration and Reporting :

  • Manages & forecasts project budgets
  • 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
  • Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices
  • Manages Quality Assurance deliverables as requested
  • Supports and coordinates the proposal development process (including the creation of Minor Enhancement Requests, Change Requests and proposals as required)
  • Maintains project plans, document management (DMS), change and problem tracking, and contract administration
  • Supports the Delivery 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
  • Mandatory skills and experience :

  • University degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field
  • PMP Certification (an asset)
  • 10 yrs. application development or systems integration project management
  • Experience managing projects in Application Development
  • Proven experience successfully managing projects greater than $4M
  • Ability to coordinate and manage project resources and dedicated time to project
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills essential
  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies
  • Technical Knowledge :
  • Project Management
  • Project Management
  • Project Estimating Tools
  • Microsoft Project
  • Financial system experience
  • Procurement experience
  • Resourcing / contract management
  • Document Management
  • PMP Certification (an asset)
  • We welcome applications from all interested candidates, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please note we do not accept unsolicited resumes from vendors and / or agencies.

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