sr project manager (business transformation) x 2 jp1840, Markham

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randstad canada
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temporary
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job details

posted
location
markham, ontario
sector
technologies
job type
temporary
reference number
2196713PROEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Our client, a leader in the insurance industry is looking for 2 Sr. Project Manager who have experience overseeing business transformation initiatives. This will be a 6 month contract to start.


JOB SUMMARY:

Description:


Job Description
We are seeking 2 Senior Project Managers to join our team. Reporting to the Program Manager of the Business Program Management Office (BPMO), you will be a critical member of the team and responsible for delivery of critical business projects that support our transformational portfolio and growth.



ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Manage complex projects from initiation to closure while leveraging best practices towards all aspects of project delivery

• Develop detailed project plans that effectively align scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risk and communication in a manner that enables highly coordinated execution and control

• Effectively manage risks/issues and escalate as required leading to prompt decision making and change as appropriate

• Provide clear direction to project working group and ensure scope and deliverables are well understood

• Act as the primary liaison between internal business and technology stakeholders as well as external vendors

• Manage stakeholder relations to ensure that expectations are specified and met

• Showcase project leadership and facilitation skills to coordinate and direct effective meetings and workshops as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Sound knowledge of project management tools, techniques and methodologies

• Excellent problem solving, decision making and organizational skills

• Detailed and result oriented with ability to act with urgency

• Demonstrated facilitation and presentation skills

• Effective relationship skills with demonstrated ability to influence others successfully

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated at all levels with clarity and precision (verbal & written)

• Independent with the ability to operate in an unstructured environment

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

• University Degree or equivalent in work experience

• PMP certifications considered an asset

• 10+ years’ experience as a Business Project Manager (The ideal person has worked on projects around controlling operational risk)

• 5 years’ insurance industry experience (nice to have)

• Experience delivering business transformation initiatives in a complex organizational structure

• Consulting background considered a strong asset
Randstad Professionals Canada
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