Sr Project Manager

Category: Project Management
Main location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Position ID: J0322-2267
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The Senior IT Project Manager's role is to manage the project from initiation to post-implementation. The incumbent will be responsible for end-to-end integration delivery of the implementation and oversee several internal Project Managers. The Senior IT Project Manager must have strong expertise working on previous multi-million dollar budget projects with a strong software delivery focus and experience with multi-phase, multi-year complex Projects.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead a project with a 5 million dollar budget or more, with a duration of 12-18+ months and a team size of over 15 members. Able to manage 3-4 projects parallelly.
• Act as the primary delivery executive with accountability for contract management, engagement financials, client relationships, and service delivery quality.
• Build and maintain relationships with senior executives within our client organizations.
• Report on delivery status to executive bodies within the client organization and CGI.
• Developing and maintaining integrated project plans, work breakdown structures, and timelines
• Developing and maintaining cost estimates, resource plans, and any other documentation required to control the project budget and statements of work
• Proactively anticipating issues, organizational challenges and developing mitigating strategies
• Identify and develop new business opportunities.
• Ability to develop and build strong, productive working relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
• Ability to lead and participate in executive-level business and technology discussions.
• Demonstrated success at collaborating, building consensus, and driving multiple projects to completion
• Leading the project team through problem determination and issue resolution as required
• Communicating and reinforcing project methodologies and standards, developing all project artifacts as required, including issue management, risk management, and change management.
• Directing and leading the project team and providing ongoing advice and guidance.
• Manage and mentor project managers and other senior delivery consultants and their deliverables based on timelines established.
• Monitoring all testing and implementation activities, ensuring that all phases/aspects of testing are covered based on the project to ensure the project is delivered on time and budget.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Project Management Certification (PMP).
• University / College level degree in Information Technology.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.
• Minimum of 10 + years of Project delivery experience with strong experience managing budgets above 5 million dollars. Previous experience in roles such as Project Manager/Program Manager or Engagement Manager with full financial accountability.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Strong problem-solving and presentation skills.
• Experience with the systems development lifecycle, methodologies, estimating, and architecture will be useful for this role.


  • Conflict Resolution
  • Financial Services
  • Negotiation
  • Project Management

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