IT Project Manager – Vendor Management

IT Project Manager – Vendor Management

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

Business Group: Project Delivery & Support is seeking a season IT Project Manager who has extensive experience within application development (regarding transition/integration) as this project is an Online Publishing System (OLP) Replacement Project that is in the initial phases.

Candidate Value Proposition:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be extended and work on other projects while growing their network and experience.

Typical Day in Role:

• Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
• Partner closely with other members of functional teams to define business requirements Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing
• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
• Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors

Must Have Requirements/Skills:

• IT Project Manager (manage and lead technical projects to completion, manage the day-to-day project activities, collaborate with stakeholders and work with other teams to troubleshoot problems that come up during the project lifecycle) – 10+ years of hands on experience
• Ownership of financials (managed $5MM+ budget) – 5+ years of experience
• Vendor Management – 5+ years of experience
• Experience with executive sponsor ownership & Delivering to executive (VP+) steer committees– 5+ years of hands on experience
• Agile -5+ years of experience
• PMP Certification

Nice to Have Skills:

• Scrum Certification
• FI/Banking Experience (previous client employee preferred – NEED TO KNOW your PREVIOUS REPORTING MANAGER)
• CA PPM Experience

Soft Skills:

• Navigate tough situation with tact
• Mature interpersonal skills with the ability to work with, and influence, all types of professionals
• Extremely strong communication (verbal/written/presentation), relationship building and analytical skills – communicate clearly with stakeholders)
• Come with ideas and have a strong input
• Be dynamic, take initiative, be a leader

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline. Prefer within IT

Job Details

5787

Contract

4 Months

Scarborough

 





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