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Sobeys Project Manager Full Time in Stellarton, NS

Sobeys

Branch Stellarton NS CA

Position:
Project Manager
Location:
Stellarton, NS

Project Lead, IT Manager, Project Management. Use Microsoft Project to develop and track project schedules. Manage project issues….

We currently have a number of Project Manager opportunities within the Project Management Office (PMO) of our National Information Technology department based out of our offices in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

Reporting to the Director, IT Program and Project Management, in this role you will be responsible for planning and controlling projects from initiation to conclusion, with high levels of productivity and quality and low levels of uncertainty. You will apply your knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities leading your team to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations from each project.

Some of the key things you’ll be responsible for in this role will include:

  • Provide leadership and guidance for project teams in performance of their activities
  • Participate in the development and administration of vendor contracts
  • Contribute to the development of Project charters
  • Develop project schedules, resource plans and cost estimates
  • Use Microsoft Project to develop and track project schedules
  • Assess project risks including the determination and execution of risk mitigation strategies
  • Assure project deliverables are of high quality
  • Manage, monitor, and report project progress including schedule, functionality, quality, and cost (comparisons to budgets and forecasts)
  • Report Project Status weekly to the stakeholders, PMO , and Delivery Director
  • Manage project issues
  • Identify, develop and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Solve and/or facilitate solutions to technical, functional, process, and business problems
  • Train and lead project staff in project management/software development lifecycle processes
  • Coordinate Team activities between various Business and Information Technology resources
  • Coordinate efforts between all project members and other project dependencies
  • Provide feedback on project staff
  • Coordinate resources as required with the PMO and applicable Managers

Job Requirements

What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:

  • 8+ years related experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Business, or equivalent experience
  • Project Management Certification (PMP) is mandatory
  • Extensive experience in using a defined Project Management Process – initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing projects, Software Development Life Cycle Process & Change Management Methodology & Process
  • Experienced and skilled in developing and managing a project budget, estimating work effort, and organizing and coordinating project work
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of management and staff
  • Experience motivating people to consistently deliver high-quality projects and ultimate customer satisfaction
  • Experienced in negotiating with vendors, developing and delivering project presentations / reports, and identifying and evaluating alternatives
  • Effective delegation and conflict management skills
  • A thorough and strong knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office

Preferred:

  • Experience managing large retail projects
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Bilingualism (French and English)

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. We are only accepting online applications and welcome applications from all qualified people interested in this challenge. We will be contacting only those who will be selected to interview.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:

  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Project Lead, IT Manager, Project Management

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.

We are only accepting online applications and welcome applications from all qualified people interested in this challenge. We will be contacting only those who will be selected to interview. We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Stellarton, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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