Do you have IT Project Management experience? Do you have excellent planning & organization skills? If so, this is a great opportunity for you!Our client is looking for Agile Project Manager for a 12 months contract in Toronto. This position is working remotely for now and may need to go back onsite in future. Rotational shifts: Monday to FridayThis role is open to candidates in Toronto (Wynford or Creekbank), Ottawa (Lisgar), Montreal (Nun’s Island, or Mississauga. Advantages•Fast paced, changing working environment•Remote work•Start date is ASAP•Competitive pay rate•Opportunity to work with in a friendly and mature teamResponsibilitiesAs an Agile Project Manager, your duties will include but not be limited to:•Managing and leading a small team of Developers including resourcing, budget forecasting, workload management, project assessments, and escalation management, etc.•Gathering project funding requirements, develop business cases and present at various councils and committees for review and approval - IT CIO, BRS IPC, Infrastructure•Managing project financials, and ensure accurate invoicing & budget documentation - including PEATS Due Diligence•Engaging in major BRS ordering releases by working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, internal departments and vendors to secure project funding, define project deliverables, including overseeing all design, development and implementation activities•Building and maintaining project budget and schedule, determine resource requirements and associated gaps•Identifying and managing project risks, costs and benefits through planning, schedule revisions, manpower adjustments and fund allocation.•Providing leadership and guidance to cross-functional project team members and liaise with various functional domains (Technology, Operations, Development, Marketing, Service Bureau, Sales, etc.) to maximize the likelihood of project success. Actively participate in identifying solutions or initiating appropriate escalation where required.•Providing relevant and high quality project governance and communication to sponsors, executives and project team members, including; key project milestones, issue logs, budget reports, weekly status reports and risk assessments/contingency plans.•Responding to issues and manage the customer’s expectations regarding any changes throughout the project life cycle•Mentoring and coaching the development of resources including junior PMs, BAs, and other team members.(direct/indirect reports)•Driving innovation and simplicity - identify opportunities and drive process improvements, standardization, and enablers to gain efficiencies in project delivery and life cyclesQualifications•A minimum 5-7 years of IT Project Management. Proven ability to manage large scale and complex projects, lasting 6 to 12+ months in duration and requiring cross-functional teams of 20 or more people in a matrix environment to deliver.•Strong knowledge of project management methodology and best practices (e.g. PMI, SAFe Agile). Certification is desirable.•SAFe training required for agile delivery.•Experience in Information Technology, along with a background knowledge of the telecommunications industry enabling you to appropriately guide project requirements, identify risks and direct analysis is desirable.•Knowledge and understanding of company’s network, systems, IT and Operations processes•Excellent communication skills both oral & written to manage the project horizontally and vertically within company.•Proven facilitation, planning & organization skills.•Proven leadership skills to negotiate, motivate and manage large teams.•Ability to manage ambiguity, uncertainty and changing priorities•Ability to efficiently work in virtual teams, handling multiple projects and aggressive timelines•Fast paced, changing working environment, interfacing with a myriad of stakeholders•Available to work occasional weekends and evenings to meet hard deadlinesNice to haves:•Delivery experience in Waterfall and Agile (SAFe Agile preferred) desirable.•Knowledge of company’s residential services products•Knowledge of company’s Financial Systems/Processes including IPC Council, Project Charters, Budgets/SAP/Port•Proven vendor management experience.•Knowledge of any of the following company IT Systems will be an asset: OrderMAX, OMF, Tapestry, MDM, Walled Garden, TV Systems•Knowledge of other system areas outside of ordering such as billing, digital customer experience, and field services desirable.SummaryInterested in the Agile Project Manager role in Toronto? 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