Are you an experienced Project Manager in search of your next contract opportunity? Our high-profile Vancouver client is seeking to hire a Project Manager to join their talented team on a 6-month contract with a strong probability of extension. Apply to this amazing Project Manager opportunity today!AdvantagesWhat’s in it for you!As a Project Manager with our client, you’ll receive:- Highly competitive market hourly rates- A 6 month contract with a strong probability of extension- Remote interview processResponsibilitiesWhat will you do?You’ll be responsible for managing and maintaining project plans, schedules, budgets, and resource allocations for GEC Technology initiatives.You will work in a collaborative and supportive manner with delivery resources (Architects, Business Analysts, Scrum Masters, Developers, QA) to ensure that the goals set out by the GEC Product Management team are delivered successfully.You will also collaborate Technology Operations resources (Analysts, Engineers) in ensuring that delivered solutions meet Operational Readiness best practices and that systems are reliable, secure and performant.Maintain a record-keeping system for all project documentation in accordance with the Project Management Procedures. This includes financial management of projects as well as roadmaps and plans for project deliverables.- Manage and maintain project plan, schedules, budget, and resource allocation for GEC Technology initiatives.- Provide regular status updates between technology and business stakeholders.- Keep GEC Tech Ops team and vendors apprised of project milestones to support operational readiness.- Collaborate with the Scrum Masters and Business Analysts to ensure the team’s sprint backlog is filled with comprehensive user stories that are balanced across task types.- Facilitates vendor and internal stakeholder meetings, ensuring overall timelines and budgets are met.- Create and manage budgets and report on budget and status to the business stakeholders, PMO, program, product and technology management and multiple cross-functional partners.- Manage the day-to-day requirements of a fiscally responsible project inclusive of purchase and expenses administration and interacting and solving potential vendor issues.- Know when issues or risks need to be escalated and can escalate effectively, providing options to move forward.- Adapt, pivot and change direction based on product owner direction and business needs.Address and facilitate conflict, in the moment, with diplomacy and poise or possibly elevate issues to management- Act in the capacity of a team lead for project delivery teams on initiatives that you are managing.- Empower the team to be self-organized yet structured around the scrum framework and best practices.- Hold an attitude of transparency to grow trust from stakeholders, partners, and team members.- Radiate information that helps with the moving parts of integrating the team, the initiatives, the systems, and the organization- Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others.- Have a forward-thinking mindset with execution at the forefront, and strong people skills relating to working with high-level team members.QualificationsQualifications - PMP or 5 years background in project management- Problem solving and analytical skills- Experience working with cross-functional partners, both technical and non-technical- Experience with vendor management and working closely with key 3rd party strategic partners- Experience managing and maintaining a project budget- Must have strong verbal and written communication skills including meetings.- Must be able to interact with business users and business analysts- Ability to work in a project team setting and a support team setting- Must be able to successfully manage and complete multiple tasks within deadlinesMust haves:- Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities- Proven work ethic with the utmost integrity- Desire to excel and succeed- Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal–oriented)- Entrepreneurial spirit and an egoless nature- Self-motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable- Outgoing, energetic, upbeat, and fun!- Convey and illustrate the fundamentals of iterative development.- Understand the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures.- Make decisions when the going gets tough and facilitate decision-making moments for others.- Provide rationale and state assumptions to validate those tough decisions.- Energize the team with a positive attitude.SummaryIf you are a Project Manager and the prospect of joining a dedicated team intrigues you, then this role with our high-profile client could be the perfect opportunity for you.Please contact Alexandre Bernal with your resume at:firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more information, or click the Apply button now!Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.