IT Project Manager (Senior)

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

 

Thank you for applying to VTRAC opportunities. Please e-mail your resume as a MS-WORD document in confidence Subject: IT Project Manager (Senior) position number: 8313 Attention: marar@vtrac.com or call: 416-3662600 ext. 240

Position No.:                     8313

Title:                                    IT Project Manager (Senior)

Type:                                  6 months Contract

No. of Positions:              1

Location:                            Toronto

Description:

The main function of an IT Project Manager is to oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
  • Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope.
  • Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrixed reports, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.
  • Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.
  • Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
  • Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.
  • Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
  • Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors.
  • Manage medium to large scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.
  • Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
  • Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.
  • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.
  • Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using the organization’s procedures and policies.

Must Have Technical Skills:

  • 8-10 years of overall professional experience.
  • 5 years of professional experience as a senior project manager in financial services industry.
  • PMP or PMI certification.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project.
  • Extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.
  • Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
  • Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Planview.

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at www.vtrac.com. VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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