Title: Junior Project Manager

Location: Ottawa

Reporting to: Director of Project Management

General Objective:

  • The mission of our Project Managers is to deliver projects on time, within budget, and meeting or exceeding our customer requirements.
Responsibilities: Duties, and Tasks:
  • Define the goals, scope and requirements of the project.
  • Define and execute project control activities.
  • Develop the project plan and gain approval of the plan.
  • Define, acquire and coordinate internal and contracted resources sufficient to accomplish committed deliverables.
  • Ensure deliverable are on time and are accepted by the project team and the client.
  • Accept total responsibility for project deliverables.
  • Conduct project status meetings.
  • Prepare and deliver status reports.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the project team.
  • Customer interface tasks.
  • Root cause analysis, issues management and conflict resolution.
  • Perform project risk identification and management
  • Facilitate all phases of the project.
  • Determine, establish, track and manage project schedule timing and resource allocation to ensure targets are reached.
  • Manage budgets.
  • University degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferable
  • Bilingual (English/French, and/or Spanish)
  • Able to travel for extended periods (6 to 8 weeks)
  • PMP Certified or working towards PMP certification
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Level 2 Security Clearance
  • Experience using project management tools (PM Office, MS Project, TimeLine)
  • 1-2 years experience in project scheduling, project costing and budgeting, scope and change management, ideally in the deployment of hardware/software and integrated solutions in domestic or international markets.
  • Experience in managing projects with budgets in the million dollar range.
  • Customer service skills
  • Proficient in use of standard business applications (MS Office, Internet, Visio, Lotus Notes)
  • High degree of tenacity and persistence to get tasks completed on schedule
  • Ability to see the big picture and be detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills.
  • Highly organized, with premium analytical skills
  • Ensure the effective use of the organizations resources
  • Negotiation and arbitration skills, leading to win-win resolutions.