Senior Project Manager

Home Hardware Stores Limited - St. Jacobs, ON (30+ days ago)

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DEPARTMENT: PROJECT OFFICE

Responsible to the Manager, Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) for delivering the objectives of a project(s) as defined by the Project Sponsor.

Working with the project team to define project scope and obtaining agreement with the Project Sponsor, Program Manager and Business Analyst on the definition of scope.

Estimating project work effort. Developing the project plan, schedule and budget, and obtaining agreement with key managerial stakeholders. While controlling quality, project tracking versus planned and taking appropriate corrective actions as required. Performing appropriate steps to bring project to a proper closure.

Negotiating with resource managers to staff the project.

Communicating plans, actions, project status, risks and issues with key stakeholders in a timely fashion.

Ensuring all technical, business and people issues that impact the project are properly resolved.

Managing relationships with external software, hardware or people resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree College / University in a related discipline, or equivalent professional experience with a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated project management competencies.

PMP and/or PRINCE2 designation would be an asset. Proven experience with waterfall, iterative waterfall, and agile scrum project execution would be an asset.

Excellent understanding of project management methodology, including planning, estimating, executing and controlling. Proven experience managing an Information Technology project.

Results oriented with a focus on quality. Creative thinker with the ability to see the big picture.

Excellent people skills and written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

Ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities.

Ability to be flexible and adaptable while operating independently and as part of a team.

Ability to balance risk, cost and benefit.

Customer service orientation required.

CONSIDERED AN ASSET:
Familiarity with Hardware / Lumber and Building Materials (LBM) retail and distribution processes.

Retail Experience

  • We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Job Application Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020

We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants on request, under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.