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IT Project Manager

At Flynn, It's not just a job, it's a career

A Day in the Life

Project Portfolio Management

  • Be part of the first gate to the IT Project Intake – review all intake requests, vet requests for completion, set up initial reviews with internal IT teams, follow up with IT teams for level of effort and benchmarking solutions, put together deck/proposal once they’ve gathered all the info for review
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
  • Manage the overall planning, execution, and delivery of a number of concurrent projects.
  • Conduct project reviews and lessons learned sessions
  • Assess project health using formal PM and statistical methods / measures
  • Fully understand the business and IT objectives associated with potential and assigned projects and potential impacts on other applications and processes

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Project Management

  • Capture the definition and approval of project scope, deliverables, desired quality and measures of success
  • Facilitate timely and effective communication within the project team and between the project team and their stakeholders. Enforce project adherence to internal quality standards, processes, tools, and documentation
  • Actively support business analysis activities to ensure projects and technical solutions meet business objectives
  • Develop schedules, identify and maintain critical path, critical chain, key milestones and quantify slack
  • Develop and manage detailed work plans (often with many interrelated paths), project schedules, estimates and resource plans in conjunction with project team members and other involved business and IT teams
  • Plan and manage project resources
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated project plan
  • Single point of contact for all project related issues and risks. Coordinate the development and approval of corrective action and/or contingency plans.
  • Track and manage project issues through to successful resolutions.
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure expectations are clearly defined and met.
  • Develop, track, and manage project budgets
  • Lead and enable cross-functional teams to deliver on their assigned work, coach, and mentor and manage project team
  • Own the Project Change Management (pCAB) process – vetting requests, improvements to the process, ensuring all relevant information is provided prior to our Project Change Advisory Board (pCAB) meetings and approving changes

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Risk Management

  • Define and manage project risks and issues with appropriate strategies and plans to mitigate or handle effectively. Proactively escalate risks and issues as appropriate. Monitor and report on project status highlighting issues and risks appropriately. Coordinate development, discussion, and approval of corrective action and/or contingency plans as necessary
  • Project risk assessment including identify risks, risk assessment, mitigation strategies and risk status
  • Identify and escalate risks and issues appropriately and drive quick corrective actions

 

Communications

  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders, including expectation management, status updates / dashboards, PMO, formal reporting and meetings.
  • Engages in business planning discussions and meetings with departments to understand business priorities and associated IM, risk, and compliance needs in conjunction with the Business Relationship Managers
  • Experience translating technical information into non-technical language.
  • High level of professionalism with outstanding ability to work effectively and efficiently with external client personnel at all levels of management
  • Budgeting
  • Minimizes costs and seeks methods to increase the group’s service delivery effectiveness and to improve end-user productivity and training
  • Responsible for managing project costs when engaging in 3rd party vendors
  • People Leadership
  • Create a working environment that reflects the IT organization’s desire to have a challenging, motivating, and fun work environment to grow our team with the best people

What We Are Seeking

  • Minimum of five (5) years' related experience in IT project management.
  • Proven experience leading multi-discipline projects.
  • Prior experience in IT business analysis as asset.
  • Prior experience in IT service delivery an asset.
  • Prior experience in Agile and ITIL an asset.
  • Prior experience managing mid-scale implementation and ongoing maintenance of HRIS, Time & Attendance, Payroll, or similar systems.
  • PMP or similar certification an asset.
  • Experience in defect tracking tools (such as JIRA), content management tools (such as Confluence), project management and time tracking tools
  • Strong knowledge of/experience in Agile practices (i.e. Scrum, Kanban);
  • Experience working in complex environments (i.e. many business partners across multiple internal and external business functions).
  • Experience applying PM lifecycle to SDLC processes.
  • Experience with working at the senior level and with diverse, distributed teams.
  • Experience with multiple, industry standard, structured, and agile methodologies.
  • Ability to understand complex architectural, networking and software issues.

What We Offer

  • Beautiful work environment with high ceilings and tons of natural sunlight!
  • In-house cafeteria and gym 
  • Free parking
  • Competitive wages and benefits
  • RRSP matching
  • Great environment where our motto is “Flynn Family Winning Together”!
  • On-going career development programs through our in-house Flynn University and eLearning courses

Position Summary

Location: Mississauga, ON

Employment Type: Office Salaried, Permanent

Employment Field: Information Technology, Project Management

Industry: Construction

 

Flynn Group of Companies is the leading trade contractor in North America that works on virtually every aspect of a building’s outer layer, including roofing, glazing, waterproofing, and architectural metals. The foundation of our award winning success is having the right people on our team. 

 

Thanks to the contributions of the most talented team in the market and a collaborative, supportive culture, Flynn has steadily grown since 1978, and continues to do so. We understand the importance of and prioritize the growth of our people too, offering many learning & development and career opportunities.

To apply to any of our current roles, please visit https://jobs.flynncompanies.com.

For more information about the Flynn Family, Flynn University and career opportunities, please visit www.flynncompanies.com.

 

At Flynn, it's not just a job, it's a career. 

 

We are also highly active and committed to creating an environment which is accessible to all of our customers, employees and applicants. Reasonable accommodations in the hiring process will be provided to people with disabilities upon request. 

 

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