Project Manager
Job Description

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Project Manager

On behalf of our client in the Transportation Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Project Manager.

Project Manager- Job Description                                               

ANALYSIS

  • Develop detailed project plans covering all phases of the Project Management Life Cycle and System Development Life Cycle including request, initiation, analysis, design, development and implementation into production, user training, and post-implementation support;
  • Develop and manage site specific safety plans
  • Develop business case and various project summary and justification documents
  • Develop functional and non-functional Requirements documentation

PROCUREMENT

  • Assist with the completion of the system specifications documentation culminating in a Request for Proposal (RFP) document;
  • Assist in coordinating the evaluation and selection of vendor proposals;
  • Assist in preparing Board reports seeking project approval and changes to scope or funding;
  • Participate in vendor contract negotiations and ongoing contract management;
  • Develop Terms of Reference and Request For Proposal (RFP) documentation.
  • Assist in the review of proposals submitted by the vendors.

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT ANALYSIS

  • Develop detailed design documentation
  • Develop functional and non-functional specifications
  • Develop technical specifications
  • Develop business operations and systems support documentation including implementation and deployment planning, training, and system maintenance requirements
  • Provide direction and support for the design process by verifying business requirements

IMPLEMENTATION AND DEPLOYMENT

  • Provide direction and co-ordination support to deployment and installation resources.
  • Assist in the development and execution of the test plan
  • Lead the development of Operational and System documentation
  • Provide training and support to operations resources
  • Develop project closeout documentation
  • Prepare and monitor project budgets and submit monthly project status and summary reports;

OTHER

  • Collaborate with various project resources to develop project plans and project schedules; project budgets.
  • Complete various other project related documentation including feasibility studies, current state and concept of operations documentation, design documentation (specifications, screen prototypes, system interface specifications, report prototypes, data models, review programming standards.
  • Provide support to the quality assurance team to develop test cases, test scripts, and confirm business requirements.
  • Provide support to the quality assurance team for functional, integration, regression and user acceptance testing.
  • Develop user, operation, and system documentation to standards
  • Provide end user training
  • Various other related tasks as assigned. This may include temporary assignments to complete the same deliverables in other program areas.
  • The candidate will be required for the Initiation, Planning, Design and Development, Implementation and Closeout Phases of the Projects.

Project Manager- Mandatory Skills

  • University Degree in Business Administration/Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience as a Business/Technical Analyst
  • 10+ years experience as a Project Manager
  • Project controls experience developing and analysing schedule and financial and contractual documents related to large capital projects.
  • Understanding of automated fare collection concepts used in public transportation
  • Prior experience (minimum of 5 years) working in an IT production, systems development or engineering project environment.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Sharepoint or other formal document management and control system
  • Minimum 5+ years practical experience and working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint

Project Manager- Nice to Have Skills

  • In depth knowledge of procurement practices as they relate to government and/or transit based organizations. Experience preparing RFI's and RFP's
  • Knowledge of IT industry and/or systems.
  • Experience in processing financial transactions certification processes and accounting principles
  • Experience with confidentiality, integrity and availability information security best Ppactices
  • Well developed communications and presentations skills
  • Good planning, organizing and leading skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills

 Project Manager- Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 12 months to start

Project Manager- 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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