Project Manager (junior)

Job ID
805
Location
Downtown Montreal East
Role and Responsibilities
IT Unlock’s mission is to improve our client's current IT condition. We are looking for a talented junior IT project manager. This is a 3-6 months mandate with permanent possibilities. The work is done remotely until new instruction from the government and the candidate must live in Montreal. Beautiful technologies and nice challenge are waiting for you.

Missions
  • Coordinates infrastructure migration activity between technical teams, application teams, change management and key stakeholders
  • Oversees/Manages/Leads project execution, integration and implementation
  • Coordinates activities, resources, and information sharing ensuring the delivery of projects and key milestones
  • Monitors, tracks and reports on project’s progress to stakeholders and other governance bodies
  • Proactively manages performance, cost, scope, schedule, quality and other key project management activities
  • Identifies, manages, and escalates risks, issues and change requests to appropriate decision makers
  • Develops, manages and maintains the project work plan, schedule, risk / issues, and documentation utilizing project management tools and techniques
  • Makes certain that clients’ needs are met as projects evolve
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status and Key Performance Indicators adequately to all participants and stakeholders
  • Successfully manages projects numerous resources – including those functionally aligned as part of the project and organizationally aligned resources
  • Responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution
  • Oversees periodic weekend project execution activities – every 2-4 weeks
  • Manage work stream and governance meetings, maintains meeting minutes and action item follow ups
  • 3-6 Month engagement, with a possibility of extension

Profile
  • 3-6 years’ experience as an IT project manager in a broad range of infrastructure related projects, including network, server and database solution deployments
  • Background in technology, Linux, Microsoft Server, networking and middleware, with the ability to coordinate with subject matters amongst these teams
  • Self-starter, proactive and works well with diverse groups
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences, as appropriate
  • Comfortable facilitating and presenting to groups
  • MS Project, Outlook, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint advanced experience required
  • Possesses professional knowledge of product / function and applies knowledge to project activities to enhance delivery
  • Deeply understands all project management disciplines and their key activities, processes, and artifacts
  • Understands the relationship of their project(s) to the overall program
  • Leadership – Ability to work with team members to set and achieve development goals and provide constructive feedback throughout the project lifecycle
  • Knowledge of a formal project management methodology (e.g. PMI, Prince 2, etc.) and/or the Technology SDLC/PDLC Process, project planning tools (eg. MS Project) and project change strategies
  • General Project Management – Experience creating appropriate project documentation, balances stakeholder needs, and effectively negotiates tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget; Balances needs of multiple stakeholders. Gains buy-in from groups who may be resistant to change
  • Schedule Management – Understanding of how to create, manage and understand impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule. Manages projects according to work plan. Performs critical path analysis
  • Cost Management – Experience developing and routinely reassessing project budgets to account for variances and ensures accuracy. Creates budget reports to compare actual with forecasted costs
  • Communication Management – Experience creating performance and status reports for relevant stakeholders
  • Risk & Issue Management – Understands how to develop and manage project risk and issue management plans; Analyzes risks by probability and severity to assess their impact on project delivery; Implements solutions to mitigate risk threats
  • Resource Management – Understands how to develop project organization chart and governance structures. Defines roles and responsibilities of team members
  • Quality Management – Experience defining processes and standards around governance, communication, and quality. Develops deliverable acceptance plans and criteria
  • Change Request Management – Ability to identify and develop strategy for changes in scope, schedule, and cost. Develops strategic rationale for change including costs, benefits, tradeoffs, etc.
  • Implementation and Transition Management – Ability to create transition plans, identify lessons learned and applies the lessons learned to future projects


Skillset
Required:
• 1-3 years’ experience as an IT project manager in infrastructure
• Experience in network, server and database solution deployments
• Bilingual

Asset:
• Banking industry
• Knowledge in database
• Windows
• Agile
• PMP
Number of positions
2
Work Experience
At least 3 years
Salary
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