Senior Project Manager

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline February 29, 2020
Experience Required5+ years
Job Duration6 months
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Telecom industry is seeking a Senior Project Manager in Toronto.
Job Description
The Company’s Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada’s #1 television network, and the country’s most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of the Company’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.
The Media Project Management team is looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual who is a strong communicator, very organized, and has the leadership skills to lead a diverse project team through to the launch of a very high profile project. Tell us your story. Tell us why you are the best candidate to join our dynamic team.
Here’s a sample of what you may be asked to do:
• Develop and maintain all project documentation including: project charters, project plans, budgets, milestones/timelines, action logs etc to meet sponsor requirements
• Prepare and share Executive level communications/updates as required
• Arrange and facilitate all required meetings
• Lead and facilitate RFP/ vendor submission review, and vendor contract negotiation
• Engage on commercial aspects of project: negotiation of LOI, LOA, contracts, SOW and SLA’s.
• Provide overall direction and adherence to the formulation, development, implementation and delivery of a project and program process, as per PMI standard
• Determine and understand critical path, identifying and mitigating areas of risk
• Arrange for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance
Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years of project management experience with proven analytical and problem solving skills
• PMP Certification (PMI) or in the process of obtaining Certification is an asset
• Experience delivering software or app development projects in the broadcast, digital media and/or telecommunication industry is an asset
• Expert in using MS Suite including Microsoft Project & Power point
• Experience or familiarity with Agile methodologies
• Superior communication, written and presentation skills.
• Proven ability to report project status to senior leaders and/or at Executive levels.
• Excellent leadership, negotiation and organizational skills
• Must be self-directed and independent.
3 Top skills must be seen on the resume 1. Strong communication skills: verbal & Written, 2.) Prepare and present power point packages suitable for executive level audience, 3.)Ability to keep team members focused and on track to deliver tasks – What level is this role junior/intermediate/senior Senior – Any testing in interviews? If so please provide details No testing. But would like to ask candidates to bring a sample of their work: Executive Powerpoint presentation + General communication they issued in the past – What types of projects will this candidate be working on • 1 specific project full time • Leading a team of people from various different teams • Main project goal is to build, develop, deliver a digital application to be used by customers/building a customer experience solution – Typical hours worked • 8 hours/day. OT may be required occasionally – Why has this position arisen, backfill? High profile executive project that must be delivered on time and with superior quality – Any potential to hire Full time • Maybe. Not sure at this time if headcount will exist – Flex hours, possible to work from remote? • Hours: regular business hours i.e 9-5, 8-4 etc • Remote working on occasion/exception basis – prefer physical presence. Can negotiate if it means getting the better candidate
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.
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