Our client, a market leading financial institution, has an immediate need for an Intermediate Agile Project Manager. This is a contract position for six (6) months located in Calgary, Alberta.
The Project Manager (PM) is expected to take a direct role in project control, budget management, recommends cost approval and is accountable for the financial performance of the project in collaboration with the Project Owner.
Responsibility includes establishing project and budget control mechanisms in addition to reporting on progress.
Ensure the project is delivered within the established project quality requirements and schedule.
Engage and expend corporate resources wisely and will seek the guidance/input of the Project Owner, as appropriate.
The Project Manager will have interaction at most middle levels in the organization, with their primary project relationships being with the key project stakeholders.
The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for working with Sr. Management and Sr. PM’s to provide direction in the practice of Project Management
Accountable for reporting project financial performance, and will seek the guidance of a senior project Manager, as appropriate
Create detailed project Charters and plans.
Ensure an appropriate level of change management is delivered in the project
Ensure that client expectations are met or exceed and are managed effectively
Identify, escalate and/or remove obstacles and issues, propose risk mitigation solutions, assess cross-project impacts and escalating where necessary, and ensure overall business readiness to receive the project results
Solid understanding of software development life cycle and tools included Jira, Confluence, Miro, Google Workspace
Advanced knowledge of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices blending in a hybrid approach to align with project and business environment
Experience with project controls, budget management, recommends and cost approval
Experience with creating detailed project Charters and plans
Demonstrated experience with risk mitigation
Experience with establishing IMO’s and specific project quality, schedule, scope, and budget requirements; and secure project resources
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