Project Specialist
Job Description

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Project Specialist

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

Project Specialist- Job Description

  • Interpret business requirements for timely and appropriate project delivery.
  • Develop and execute project plans, including risk, scope, communication and schedules.
  • Plan, monitor, and control projects from concept to closing using appropriately scaled methodology.
  • Monitor project and team performance against plans and take effective corrective action as required.
  • Build consensus and negotiate across functional organizational lines.
  • Manage initiatives at a high-level as well as having attention to detail.
  • Identify requirements for, negotiate and lead cross-functional resources.
  • Work closely with and maintain strong work relationships with stakeholders and sponsors from all functional areas of business.
  • Manage changing priorities to complete project delivery within defined constraints.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of Project Management methodology, process and documentation.
  • Effectively manage risk by minimizing threats and maximizing opportunities within the project.
  • Identify, handle and resolve conflict effectively.
  • Demonstrate interest in and accountability for personal and professional development.

Project Specialist- Mandatory Skills

  • A university degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience managing infrastructure projects such as core application upgrades, Internet and Extranet development, network and telecom infrastructure deployments within a professional services organization.
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience within IT Operations, Systems Architecture, Networks with hands on technology exposure.
  • Experience managing IT Infrastructure projects of varying size and complexity, which could include data centre moves, new system implementations, upgrades or migrations across various environments, managed services and/or technology or tools deployment. Exposure to executing projects across a physically distributed environment along with strong vendor management experience.
  • Strong negotiation skills to negotiate resources, changes, issues, budgets and timelines.
  • Infrastructure project management experience, SQL, Cisco technologies, Virtualization, WAN, Firewalls, Security, Sharepoint, Citrix, Telephony, VOIP.
  • Technical architecture.
  • Data centre consolidation or migration project exposure.
  • Familiar with Infrastructure Technologies, dealing with multiple vendors.
  • Proactive approach to working on skeleton plan for upcoming projects.
  • Ability to optimize available resources to deliver business objectives and maximize business efficiency.
  • Ability to adapt to the requirements of the assignment and make appropriate changes in style as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to match content, style and language to suit the audience and context, maximizing understanding.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership, motivational, organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to direct, influence and inspire others to optimize performance and achieve goals.
  • Ability to influence team members without direct authority.
  • EXCEL 5 years, ORACLE 5 years, SQL 5 years, VBA 5 years, DATA MODELLING - LOGICAL 5 years, strong communicator 5 years

Project Specialist- Nice to Have Skills

  • Exposure to working within legal services an asset.

Project Specialist- Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 12 months to start

Project Specialist- Assignment Location

Brampton, 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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