Senior Technical Project Manager

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Mississauga, ON

Industry: Business Services

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11 - 15 years

Posted 358 days ago

20170981

Job Description: 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with executive stakeholders and senior management decision-makers to align project, program and organizational goals and objectives
  • Manage and promote effective key strategic internal and external relationships with project stakeholders, senior management and delivery teams
  • Work closely with director, manager peers, and project manager peers to coordinating meetings, driving appropriate decisions to ensure assigned products or product components get delivered on time and that sufficient risk mitigation strategies are built into the plan/schedule
  • Plan, organize, lead and monitor the activities of the project teams while maintaining overall control of the program schedule and the delivery of all expected deliverables
  • Perform risk identification, assessment and management throughout the entire lifecycle of the project
  • Turn data into insights with supporting conclusions and recommendations
  • Work closely with Product Management and Product Owners to ensure requirements are well understood, documented and tracked
  • Work closely with the development team leaders to ensure work is sized and scheduled with the development teams into a realistic project plan
  • Provide regular visibility (written and verbal) into end to end program status and metrics
  • Keep lines of communication open among all project stakeholders
  • Drive continuous improvement through retrospectives

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will have a passion for quality & excellence and will promote the same from their project team. They will demonstrate excellent leadership skills and the ability to guide the team(s) to deliver innovative solutions. They will be a strong proponent of bridging knowledge between groups throughout the organization.

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in program and project management through the full project lifecycle
  • Experiencewith Project Management methodologies and application ofScrum, Agile principles
  • Experienceworking in an Agile environment as a Scrum Master
  • Expertise in using JIRA, Confluence, MS Office and MSProject
  • Worked within a distributed organization both geographically and cross-organizationally
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate the team in a cross functional environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strengths in meeting objectives through influence, facilitation and team building
  • Keen interest and passion for delivery and customer satisfaction, driven by the ability to see the "big picture"
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key product stakeholders
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with a level-headed approach, and to effectively leverage and balance workload of available resources
  • Apply innovative, creative and conceptual thinking as needed to analytical tasks
  • Motivated, resourceful, team player
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline

ADDITIONAL ASSETS

• PMP certification or equivalent

• Enterprise Software development experience – preferably in multiple roles like software development, testing, and/or support functions

• Familiarity with BlackBerry Enterprise Suite of software or equivalent applications