Project Management Specialist

Canadian National Railway - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

As a Project manager, you will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of various projects within the Platform and Data Engineering team. You will oversee all aspects of projects. You will set deadlines, assign responsibilities, ensures accurate allocation of resources, lead multi-disciplinary teams, and monitor and summarize progress of the project. You will build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. You will also prepare reports for upper management regarding status of the project. Strong leadership is essential with the ability simultaneously manage multiple mandates.

Main Responsibilities
Identify project milestones, critical success factors, risks and resource requirements
Lead project teams using a Hybrid Agile methodology
Work closely with the Product Owners to optimize agile and scrum practices within the team
Collaborate efficiently with partners, clients and vendors to deliver projects according to plan
Ensure project transparency with timely and clear progress updates to senior management
Manage projects using Microsoft Project and Enterprise Project Management Server
Flexible during times of change and reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

Requirements
Experience
7 to 10 years of IT project management experience
Experience with Agile delivery
Experience with leading delivery teams with off shore team members
Experience in working with Cloud, open-source and commercial-off-the-shelf, API platforms, and message queuing technologies such as Kafka is an asset
Education/Certification/Designation
SAFe or PMP Certification is an asset
Competencies
Strong written and oral communication skills
must be able to estimate costs, must be able to create or update a business case
Design, Implementation, Transfer to operations
DevSecOps experience.
Technical Skills/Knowledge
Expert of MS Project, MS Excel & Jira

CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.