Project Manager – Application Development

  • Date Posted Nov 17, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13430

Do you have strong leadership qualities and relationship management skills with proven experience delivering projects? If yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Project Manager – Application Development who will be responsible for managing large cross-portfolio programs and projects from end to end. The candidate will lead teams of internal & external stakeholders and technology partners to ensure projects of all sizes are completed in line with the team’s budget and timeline. The ideal candidate possesses strong communication and problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with project sponsors, program managers, third-party vendors, application owners, and other project managers to translate business cases, strategy, and objectives into approved project plans.
  • Manage project financials of $1MM-$5MM.
  • Create resource plans consisting of BAs, Solution Designers, Development, QA, and Operations to support project delivery and execution.
  • Manage issues that will take projects off schedule by identifying solutions and getting stakeholder buy-in.
  • Manage key risks and dependencies by implementing mitigation strategies; escalate issues and risks as appropriate.
  • Communicate project status and progress to help internal and external partners make informed decisions.
  • Communicate in governance meetings to a broad set of audiences including senior management and executive leaders.
  • Lead teams of internal & external stakeholders and technology partners in the early seed phase to perform analysis and research to determine the viability of the initiative before completing a full business case.
  • Define clear deliverables, roles, and responsibilities and ensure all project team members are working towards established milestones.

Desired Skill Set:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or a related field of study.
  • 8 years of experience working with Application Development Project Management.
  • Experience working with Software Application Development.
  • Experience managing complex technical projects in a matrix environment.
  • Experience completing projects through the full Software Delivery Life Cycle.
  • Experience working with MS Office Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.

Nice to Have:

  • PMP Certification.
  • Experience working in a BA/QA position.
  • Experience working with enterprise integration.

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