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
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 Estimating Tools
Financial system experience
Resourcing / contract 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.