Project Manager

by Agilus Work Solutions

Position Type: Contract
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Date Posted: Jan 05, 2021
Agilus Work Solutions

Job Description

Agilus is sourcing for a Project Manager for a 1 year contract + possible extensions and is interested in candidates currently located in the Toronto, ON  area

Role Summary:

As an experienced Project Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the execution of intermediate to complex projects working in partnership with the Business and Enterprise Services (IT) to deliver a fully integrated business/IT initiative.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

• Manage all phases of the project from initiation through to planning, execution and closure while leveraging Project Management methodology, best practice standards and processes for both Agile and Waterfall
• Manage stakeholders to ensure that project delivery expectations are clearly identified, articulated and met
• Drive project execution and ensure project deliverables meet/exceed project sponsor expectations
• Effectively manage project processes and communications including: meetings, status updates, risks/issue identification and resolution
• Develop project plans that effectively align scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risk, communication and procurement
• Develop and implement effective project reporting dashboard and metrics
• Effectively motivate and manage a project team in a start up like environment with changing priorities

Must Have

• Overall PM experience of 5+ years at an intermediate/senior level with proven results
• Strong knowledge and experience of Project Management practices, tools and methodologies both Agile and Waterfall
• Proven experience leading and managing medium to large, complex projects with IT teams and/or managing digital projects
• Scrum Master and PMP certification 
• Experience in insurance and financial services industry

Additional Skills
• Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
• Results oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize across a wide range of tasks
• Demonstrated efficiency in facilitating a wide range of stakeholder groups with excellent communication and presentation skills
• Strong relationship management skills with demonstrated ability to influence others successfully
• Demonstrated ability to work with MS Office tools including MS Project to develop project management artifacts
• High tolerance for change and ambiguity.


Apply:

Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Shane Coleman, scoleman@agilus.ca

We encourage you to visit www.agilus.ca regularly as new and exciting employment opportunities become available daily!

Agilus, formerly: DesignGroup Staffing, Inteqna, Talentcor, LucasWorks!, Lucas Professional SearchGroup and Braun Valley Associates.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process. Alternate format available upon request.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Agilus Work Solutions
Application URL: Click here to apply online