Project Manager

Project Manager

ProViso Consulting

Role Summary

• The Project Manager will lead the development, execution and evaluation of the project plan supporting project under a major retail transformation initiative. The incumbent will be accountable for managing multiple business components and achieving key deliverables. He/she will take a hands-on approach to support project team members and ensure that all project elements are identified, appropriately quantified and resourced to ensure effective and efficient execution of the plan. The individual is expected to think out of the box & have the capability to work in a fast paced environment .

Responsibilities

Leadership & Strategic Performance

• Develop the project plan and provide clear leadership and direction to the team through the sound understanding of strategic objectives, corporate best practices and project management principles
• Assist in the execution of operational elements of the project ensuring time and cost effectiveness
• Tactically support project activities through the negotiation of resources and assisting stakeholders to meet project deadlines

Project Management

• Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues and correct deviations from plans
• Escalate and engage stakeholders to ensure critical path activities remain on schedule
• Directly handle escalated project issues through to resolution. Incorporate feedback and adjust plans or approach as needed
• Plan, lead, organize and motivate project team to achieve a high level of performance and quality in the execution of project deliverables
• Analyze and assess business needs on an ongoing basis to ensure project schedules, resources and budgets remain achievable
• Identify and share areas of improvement/best practices in order to improve results
• Monitor key performance indicators throughout the project and course correct as appropriate
• Establishes effective communications channels to ensure stakeholders are fully engaged and aware of project status; provides frequent clear and concise reports to the leadership team regarding ongoing issues, progress updates, challenges and opportunities
• Identify project risks and develop and execute risk management strategies

Financial Management

• Track budget and financial reporting, interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget
• Understand the financial drivers of the project, the company and the industry

Must Have:

• 5-7+ years of Project Management experience
• Visual & MS Project
• Exp. managing difficult stakeholders in the past
• Exp. with large transformational projects (business, not technology)

Nice To Have:

• PMP Certification
• Banking experience

Additional Skills:

• Positive attitude + energetic

Job Details

4800

Contract

12 Months

Toronto

 





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