Project Manager

Project Manager

ProViso Consulting

Job Overview:

• The Sourcing team has an exciting role open as a Senior Project Manager. The Sr Project Manager will work with a large transformation Program team to assist with Supplier enablement across client. This includes the implementation of multiple modules, a full system integration and processes across client. More specifically, the Sr. Project Manager will plan, manage and deliver distinct projects through all specific phases in alignment with business and/or enterprise strategies. The Sr Project Manager will provide leadership, direction and coaching to teams while partnering with business and executive stakeholders within a single or across multiple Lines of Business (LoB).

Accountabilities:

• Within the defined time frame and working collaboratively within a larger Sourcing Transformation Program, the Senior Project Manager is responsible to drive the program implementation and work with a team of internal and external resources to deliver implementation of Supplier Enablement workstream across the organization, such that all supplier engagements procured flows through the system
• Indirectly manage a LoB project team consisting of Business Analysts, Business SMEs and technology resources where applicable
• Engage executive sponsor to ensure active participation on project initiatives
• Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
• Establish effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engage the correct levels to support the direction for the project
• Provide on-going communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Business Project Owner, Program Manager and Portfolio Manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner
• Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management)
• Provide advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management
• Collaborate with appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery
• Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
• Generate cost estimates and provides general financial management, incorporating risk, by leveraging appropriate tools, templates,
• Proactively identify and track project risk and develop mitigation plans to manage risk
• Accurately forecast and manage assigned budget to provide monthly financial reporting for projects in alignment with Finance standards
• Support vendor management and strategic sourcing process, partnering with vendor(s) to ensure efficient and effective project delivery, where applicable
• Apply client principles of project management life cycle methodologies, tools and best practices, ensuring that appropriate documentation, change and risk management practices are in place

Must Have:

• 10+ yrs exp. as a Project Mgr. in a large matrix organization
• Advanced project planning & execution skills (both IT & non-IT projects)
• Knowledge of Sourcing, Procurement &/or Ariba Supplier enablement processes and best practices
• Implementation experience of SAP Modules (Fieldglass or Ariba)
• Superior financial, analytical & problem-solving skills with exp. in financial mgt. with respect to tracking, forecasting & managing project budgets
• Proven track record of skillfully mobilizing diverse groups through transformational change
• Superior oral & written communication skills & demonstrated able to collaborate with & influence sr. executives as business partners
• PMP certification

Nice To Have:

• University degree or comparable professional education/training

Additional Skills:

• Ability to make effective decisions in an environment with shifting demands, change, or ambiguity
• Strong presentation and facilitation abilities
• Team player with ability to influence and achieve results through effective negotiation, problem solving

Job Details

4761

Contract

12 months

Toronto

 





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