IT Project Manager
Job Description

IT Project Manager

On behalf of our client in the Utilities Sector, PROCOM is looking for an IT Project Manager.

IT Project Manager – Job Description

  • Project manager will manage all aspects of one or multiple IT projects in parallel from initiation to closure.
  • Managing multiple projects and project resources through the project management life cycle
  • Developing, managing, and executing project charters, integrated project plans, schedules and communication plan including obtaining approvals
  • Participating in steering committee and stakeholder forums
  • Providing project, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels
  • Proactively identifying risks and issues
  • Identifying mitigation strategies and responses to the issues and risks
  • Adhering to standards and best practices for project management
  • Working with vendors to successfully negotiate and deliver mutually beneficial multiyear contracts for the projects
  • Ensuring the development and delivery of business cases where applicable
  • Managing stakeholder’s interests and expectations throughout the life cycle of the project
  • Planning and managing project budget, forecasts changes to the budget and communicates planned vs. actual budget as the project progresses
  • Working with architecture and other IT teams for solution delivery
  • Other duties as required

IT Project Manager – Mandatory Skills

  • 7-10 years’ experience with Project Management
  • Utility industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard such as Project Management Institute (PMI) Extensive experience in Project Management methodologies, and the documentation, collaterals, and artefacts that need to be produced throughout the project and software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated experience with Project Management toolset including MS project
  • Effectively manages project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability
  • Ability to gather and develop requirements for developing project charters, creating, and managing integrated project plans
  • Experience managing projects to deliver business applications and also infrastructure solutions
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and acquiring a mix of skilled technical resources necessary to complete project assignments/deliverables; including clarifying roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate across many functional areas
  • Identify and evaluate specific issues or risks, provide options analysis, and recommend action plans to mitigate the risk and manage the issue to satisfactory conclusion
  • Excellent written communication skills to prepare authoritative recommendations, proposals, and reports
  • A team player with a record of accomplishment for meeting deadlines
  • Strong discipline in resolving resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, ensures knowledge is shared among team members to achieve project objectives
  • Experience leading presentations
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure
  • Bachelors’ degree
  • PMP certification

IT Project Manager - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 5 months to start

IT Project Manager - Assignment Location

North York, ONT



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Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.



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