Senior Project Manager

LocationToronto
Job CategoryInformation Technology
SP-ID21567
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
 
ENGLISH
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.
 
Please reply to:
 
r.jeon@maxsys.ca