Technical Project Manager- PMP

  • Date Posted Aug 18, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14973

Do you love working collaboratively in Agile? Do you enjoy developing relationships with influential stakeholders? If yes, this could be your next opportunity!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Technical Project Manager- PMP who will be responsible for developing, tracking and managing the project budget, project plans, timelines and scope. The successful candidate must partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
  • Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrixed reports, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.
  • Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.
  • Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
  • Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.
  • Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
  • Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors.
  • Manage medium to large-scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.
  • Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
  • Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using clients procedures and policies.
  • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.

Desired skill set:

  • 5+ years of previous experience as a Technical PM
  • Previous technical lead experience
  • Strong Project Management skills in Agile/Waterfall-based delivery scheduling, technology understanding, financials, and creating business cases
  • Strong Communication skills – working with different stakeholders and vendors
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or a related field is required.
  • People management and team building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and managing competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization.
  • Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
  • Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

Nice to have:

  • Previous client account management experience
  • Application Dev experience
  • Previous experience ideally within the banking industry or a large enterprise
  • Working knowledge of HP Planview
  • Knowledge of the Software Delivery Life Cycle
  • PMP Designation

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