Overview

PROJECT MANAGER – SENIOR in Toronto, ON

Adecco

Branch Toronto ON CA

Position:
PROJECT MANAGER – SENIOR
Location:
Toronto, ON

on various change management related activities, such… planning, orchestrating, and delivering assigned strategic projects, including all business, operational…

Adecco is the leading provider of recruitment solutions and HR services in the world. Within Canada, Adecco has a network of over 50 branches, servicing thousands of Canadian organizations each day by providing the top talent they need to succeed in today’s competitive market. Adecco employs several thousand candidates in temporary positions daily and provides thousands more with permanent work opportunities annually.

Our client, a corporate and professional organization within the financial services industry is currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their team on a 4 month contract in Toronto. The Senior Project Manager

The Senior Project Manger job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
• Executes and works closely with the Senior Manager on various change management related activities, such as training strategy and coordination, communication, and leader engagement
• Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners
• Typically exercises direct accountability for projects with up to 50 team members
• Ensures projects are staffed with the right mix of people who exhibit the required perspectives, skills and behaviours
• Accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering assigned strategic projects, including all business, operational and IT deliverables
• Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit. Ensures there is clear linkage between the business vision/context and the project scope and objectives. Ensures mechanisms to measure benefits are set up in the project
• Ensures project issues and risks are identified, quantified, managed and tracked. Uses past experience to proactively “anticipate” risk and develop appropriate mitigation strategies and plans. Ensures risks, assumptions and constraints are appropriately communicated and escalated when necessary
• Provides recommendations for resolution to any risk that could occur during projects
• Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters
• Ensures that communication within project stakeholders stays direct and effective at all times
• Manages and/or validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
• Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
• Develops or ensures development of project artifacts including charter, integrated plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related PM artifacts, while complying with applicable enterprise standards (e.g. Project Management, Risk, Audit, Compliance)
• Provides Accountable Executive with continued insight in the viability of the business case (e.g. costs, benefits, KPIs) as the project progresses
• Develops solutions to challenges that arise, collaborating with appropriate stakeholders, and implementing action plans

Qualifications and Skills:
• Extensive experience with Change Management in large organizations and on technology implementations (6+ years)
• Experience in working with training/eLearning projects and other large projects involving teamwork and multiple stakeholders
• Flexibility, resilience, teamwork, and resourcefulness are key skills for this position
• Ability to accept and act on feedback
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
• Experience in Financial Services / Banking sector would be an asset

If you are interested in the Senior Project Manager Position in Toronto or other Accounting and Finance opportunities then please apply online at www.adecco.ca.

Please note: We appreciate and carefully consider every application; however, only those who meet the requirements of the position will be contacted for further consideration.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2014-07-13
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