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Senior PM (Contract)

Toronto, Ontario
Senior Project Manager (Networking) 
Contract Duration: 6 months (with strong chance of extension) 
Location: Toronto 

We have partnered with a recognized brand in Canada to help in the search for a Senior PM. The role will be focused on working the Network Renewal Project. Key focus is on experience related to Network Infrastructure, and strong PM skills. The right person is excited by the chance to ​manage all aspects of project management from discovery through delivery implementation and stabilization.

The Role:
  • Create and manage project plans, charters, schedules, budgets, quality, communication, resource and risk management plans
  • Provide the direction required to meet the project objectives and commitments
  • Analyze and make decisions on projects, considering project benefits, scope, cost, schedule, and quality
  • Prepare reports regarding the status of the project
  •  Ensure appropriate management of stakeholders throughout the project
  • Collaborate with the IT PMO to ensure compliance with project standards, processes, tools, and methodology
  • Work with the BSD Lead and BSD IT Partner to ensure compliance with engagement processes and business partner requirements
  • Work with business owners, Solution, System and Enterprise Architects, Technical Subject Matter Experts and vendors to evaluate solutions, based on requirements that meet the organization strategies regarding technical solutions to solve business problems
  • Act as prime liaison between the company and Third-Party organizations on project-related issues or inquiries
  • Oversee integration of the agile team’s deliverables with the project at large, as well as how deliverables may have touchpoints in related sub-domains
  • Provide administrative support to enable the Scrum Master to focus on his/her core delivery responsibilities
  • Lead or play a key role in Scrum meetings to drive coordination
  • Provide and maintain accurate project forecasts
  • Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered to the Planning & Intake team in collaboration with the Project Control Officer (“PCO”) such as the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks
  • Ensure all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information

The Requirements: 
  • 8+ years of experience with a focus on infrastructure IT / Networking / Telephony / Endpoint and Access Point protection / Phone / Broadband Circuits, etc.
  • A demonstrated track record in large complex Network programs and projects, ideally working with virtual teams across multiple geographic locations.
  • Experience in leading RFP, contract negotiation and vendor management
  • Project Management: comprehensive knowledge of project/program management methodologies and tools, including Agile methodologies
  • Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, ROI development, etc.
  • Knowledge of delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative development

How to apply?

All interested and qualified applicants can apply directly to the lead Recruiter, Peter Mills at peter.mills@talentlab.com, or on our website at www.talentlab.com. Although we sincerely thank all applicants for their interest, due to volume, only those in consideration will be contacted. 
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