Project Manager - Retail
Job Description

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Project Manager - Retail

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

Project Manager - Retail - Job Description                                

  • Appropriately apply project management methodologies in a flexible and practical manner to meet projects specific needs.
  • Act as Scrum Master when agile methodology can be utilized
  • Manage scope, schedule and cost priorities between stakeholder groups and within the project team
  • Apply appropriate tools for managing, measuring and communicating: a) Risk  b) Resources c) Budget d) Schedule
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders, including business and technical as well as ‘C’ suite.
  • Identify critical path, determine and integrate milestones, control points, imposed dates and Go/No-go decision points into the schedule
  • Ability to manage simultaneous project where appropriate
  • Align project(s) with senior management strategic direction
  • Develop the project organization and structure to optimize alignment of individual and group skills with project tasks
  • Drive the decision-making process, be proactive in taking the initiative and the lead for identifying, analyzing and resolving issues
  • Perform the required activities for transitioning the project to the sustaining teams
  • Lead post mortem/root cause analysis
  • Support and coach project team members

Project Manager - Retail - Mandatory Skills

  • Minimum of 5 -7 years of experience managing medium to large scoped software based projects.
  • Demonstrated experience leading large complex projects and/or multiple medium complex projects from initiation through to closure
  • Preferred experience leading projects with solutions that were implemented nationally
  • Demonstrated Project Management competencies: budget and timeline management, scope management, risk management, issues management, timely decision making, effective team building, ability to prioritize and delegate appropriately and deal with changing priorities
  • Excellent people management skills; experience working with and managing teams in a matrix environment
  • Ability to manage change and successfully deliver in a fast paced environment
  • University degree or equivalent

Project Manager - Retail - Nice to Have Skills

  • Retail experience an asset
  • PMP and/or Agile certification an asset
  • Bilingual in French an asset

Project Manager - Retail - Assignment Start Date

ASAP –11 months to start

Project Manager - Retail - Assignment Location

Midtown Toronto

Job Requirements


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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