We have an immediate opening for a Project Manager – Senior for a Twelve Month assignment in Kanata, Ontario.
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Successful Candidate will have both PM and Scrum Master Capabilities listed below:
Serves as a focal point for a broad variety of projects which are typically moderate to complex/challenging, sensitive, and/or critical to the business in nature. Coordinates/directs all the functional groups involved with a pre-defined project, in order to meet all project requirements (time, functionality, quality and cost). Leads negotiations with outside companies (OEM's, Affiliates) on a regular basis. Analyzes and makes decisions on projects, considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality and making trade-offs as appropriate for each project being managed. Acts as prime liaison between Innovapost and third party organizations on project related issues or inquiries. Ensures all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information. Develops complex project plans to support successful project delivery. Formulates and manages project plans including: (Management of deliverables, Determination and tracking of project schedules incl. commercial milestones, Regular project reviews and reporting, On-going risk management). Defines, forecasts, manages, and reports on project resources (capital, expenses). Reviews the release and detailed functional specifications to ensure project compliance. Analyzes and manages project changes; design change requests. Facilitates team and client meetings effectively. Conducts regular status meetings with project team. Communicates relevant project information to executive and leadership team. Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. Communicates difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Manages, tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis. Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project. Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices. Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization. Manages purchase order administration and ensures the purchase requisition process is followed. Manages PPQA deliverables as requested. Provides the project team with expertise in Innovapost processes. Manages and co-ordinate project resource on-boarding and off-boarding processes. Produces project scorecards and other executive-like reporting. Acts as focal point for the project team for the co-ordination of facilities, technical support and other engagement site requirements. Supports and coordinates the proposal development process (including the creation of minor enhancement requests, change requests and proposals as required). Maintains project plans, document management (DMS), PPQA, change and problem tracking, and contract administration:. Supports the Director as well as manages, when required, the control and tracking of project related items, including issues, dependencies and finance. Works with the Leadership team to ensure compliance to project standards, engagement processes and client requirements. (e.g. issue action item reminders). Maintains and monitors the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks. Manages vendor Statements of Work through receipt to completion . Experience & Requirements: ?10 years application development or systems integration project management.
Understanding our Customers and what is important to them in terms of business value. Facilitating the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values. Facilitating the team towards self-organization. Assessing the agile maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. Removing impediments or facilitating the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment. Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving. Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and actively sharing information. Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog. Providing all support to the team using an inclusive leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example. Required Skills/Experience. First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I). Experience in the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. Good skills and knowledge of inclusive leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency. Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc). 2 to 5 years relevant job experience.
Mandatory – Expert in JIRA tool
Nice to have – Experience with SAP HCM
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