Senior Technical Project Manager

CGI - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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This role is to lead large telecom transformation engagements over the next 1-2 years. Combination of program management and technical network/telecom skills are required. Ability to interact with architecture and operations representatives at both the hands-on and executive level is critical. The role will also require management of 3rd party telecom partners – experience with vendor management from both a contracting and delivery perspective would be helpful. Excellent financial management skills are also required.
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Your future duties and responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, lead and monitor the activities of the collaborating Programs or Project Managers. This is also applicable for Transition/Transformation Programs and related Projects
  • Independently or at an expert level apply all Professional, Leadership and CGI Specific competencies as outlined in the PM Career Path Guidelines – Appendix 5
  • Ensure that there is adequate staffing on the project and that all staff are competent in procedures applicable to their roles
  • Maintain overall control of the schedule and the delivery of all expected deliverables
  • Prepare the management deliverables (e.g. project plan, work plan, management reviews, request for changes, outstanding issues and risks) and seeks approval when necessary
  • Notify the Engagement Manager, Program Manager, or Project Director of any issues and submit recommendations to resolve these issues
  • Take action on issues of non-compliance in quality and ensure all project products are in accordance with quality standards
  • Maintain ongoing contact with the client project manager and ensure ongoing close work relationship
  • Communicate plans, responsibilities and status to project stakeholders
  • Support Engagement Manager, Program Manager or Project Director in communicating plans and status to senior client stakeholders
  • Manage and communicate all outstanding issues, risks and decisions and change requests
  • Perform or guide the role of configuration manager, ensuring that the procedures identified for configuration management are followed and that the Change Control Board (CCB) performs as specified
  • Perform or guide the role of requirements manager, ensuring that the procedures identified for requirements management are followed
  • Maintain project budget, review and track all project time and expenses, and performs monthly financial reporting and forecasting
  • Manage project scope, raises and documents Project Change Requests where applicable
Required qualifications to be successful in this role