Sr. Project Manager, IT

Canada Goose - Toronto, ON (5 months ago)

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Position Overview:
The Sr PM is a hands-on role that manages strategic projects and initiatives at Canada Goose. The Sr PM is responsible for overseeing the delivery of Enterprise Programs to the business using both agile and waterfall models. This is a key role, as we continue to build out the capabilities of Project Management within the organization. Responsibilities include creating and managing plans for the various programs and working closely with internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the projects as per plan. The ideal candidate will have experience in the retail and manufacturing industries.

Key Responsibilities:
Oversee planning, governance, reporting, direction and leadership for all phases of Enterprise Programs from development to delivery
Acts as a project manager, developing, planning, executing, controlling, documenting and closing projects
Partner with the business to help prioritize Enterprise program deliverables
Lead the development of the annual Program plan to support corporate strategic objectives
Oversee audit and compliance requirements for all projects
Report to Steering Committee and Executive Team as required
Coach and mentor Project Managers
Help build out Project Management capabilities in business
Work on special projects and tasks as required

Experience, Education and Designations:
Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent professional experience
PMP or related certification
7+ years of experience as a Enterprise Technology Program Manager
Led projects in the retail and manufacturing industries
Advanced computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Project Management, ERP, PLM and Defect Management software

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
Strong people management and leadership qualities to foster teamwork in cross-functional teams
Leadership values that put people first, teamwork, and an ability to execute in a dynamic (fast moving, fast changing) environment
You have advanced knowledge of process improvement methodologies
Works well in a team environment with sound negotiation and people skills
You are pro-active, results orientated and innovative with a view for continuous business improvement
You have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and build consensus without formal authority.
You can coordinate, analyze and simplify complex information and concepts to management verbally and in writing in a concise and clear manner
You work independently with minimal supervision as well as within teams in a fast-paced environment with an ability to prioritize multiple personal and program level deliverables
You have the ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and fun team atmosphere while leading organizational and employee development
Consistently exhibits Canada Goose’s Values, taking pride in being innovative, respectful, passionate, accountable, and entrepreneurial while exhibiting personal commitment
Sets high standards for own work and ensure high quality outcomes are achieved
Set realistic and achievable expectations for deliverables
We truly thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Goose Team, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

Canada Goose Inc. is committed to delivering and improving accessibility in employment for all persons with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, in the application and interview process and in the course of all other methods of selection of employees. Successful candidates for employment will be introduced to and trained in respect of all of Canada Goose Inc.’s human rights, accommodation and accessibility polices.