Nurun - Toronto
Senior Project Manager
Project Management | Toronto, Ontario, Canada


The Senior Project Manager has the responsibility for the successful development of large digital solutions. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with cross-functional, multi-project teams to ensure solutions are delivered on-time and on budget in accordance with the defined scope, timeline and budget.

 

The Senior Project Manager is also responsible for planning, scheduling and controlling all project activities toward these objectives, applying technical, theoretical and managerial skills to satisfy project requirements, while building positive professional relationships with clients and associates.

 

REPORTS TO: Program Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, maintain and effectively execute project plans throughout project lifecycle in accordance with Nurun’s project management  methodologies
  • Work with the Client Partners to understand, manage and communicate client business needs to the internal team
  • Negotiate, define, communicate and manage the scope of the project
  • Ownership of project estimates; responsible for working with project team to develop initial estimates and to manage time/cost against those estimates
  • Create and maintain a project schedule including activity definition, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration and associated resource requirements
  • Forecast, track and manage project budgets, POs and invoices
  • Define, negotiate, communicate, implement and monitor quality standards on all project deliverables
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate and communicate project risks throughout project lifecycle and proposal/estimating phases.
  • Manage internal and external expectations inline with project critical success factors
  • Works closely with project team members to propose solutions for client’s anticipated needs
  • Promotes the professional development of the Project Management Office through coaching, mentoring and guidance
  • Responsible for revenue recognition management and documentation on assigned projects

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a Project Manager managing major interactive or web development initiatives
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing budgets of $2-5 million
  • Experience managing project using Agile methodologies  is a must
  • Experience managing large re-platform projects is an asset
  • Post-secondary education in business or technical field preferred
  • Strong technical and business aptitude
  • Persistent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous projects involving cross-functional product teams within budgetary and schedule constraints
  • Demonstrated experience managing external and internal clients
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles, methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of software/internet development lifecycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, Visio
  • Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision
  • Strong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills   

 

EXPECTED BEHAVIOURS:

  • You never leave a teammate behind; you win and lose as a team
  • You advocate for the consumer by guiding your team to deliver smart solutions
  • You build a positive team spirit through empowerment, trust and respect
  • You do the right thing, even when it’s the hard thing
  • You have an open mind and encourage new ideas from all sources
  • You never miss an opportunity to learn something new
  • You are a catalyst for change in a proactive way
  • You celebrate all victories, big or small




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