Temporary Project Manager II - Toronto

Job Overview

Location
Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Temporary
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Experience
Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

Community Living Toronto, one of the largest agencies of its kind in North America, is a dynamic innovative organization committed to a vision of promoting a welcoming community.  As a leader in the field, Community Living Toronto offers support to over 6,000 individuals with an intellectual disability as well as support to their families, including residential and day support, assistance with employment, community support, early childhood services, and respite.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with preference given to computer science, math, engineering, business studies, or other related fields.
  • Formal Project Management training is required (Waterfall, Agile, Lean, Kanban, etc.).Certificate in Project Management.
  • Up to 5 years of project management experience. End-to-end project management experience using standardized methods and having involvement in non-standard complex projects. Direct supervisory experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge of IT management is preferred to assist in understanding the technical underpinnings often associated with projects requiring automation of the process.
  • Proficiency with computers using MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and other software programs needed to produce documents, reports, databases, presentations, and communication vehicles for staff training and development.
  • Ability to source and identify emerging trends in Project Management. Strong knowledge of guiding principles (Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Risk) and framework to effectively manage and deliver projects.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills to effectively work with stakeholders to help them understand the project management process and to be able to assess tasks to ensure that they align with overarching business goals and objectives.
  • Sound understanding of change management processes preferably in Six Sigma or similar continuous improvement methodology.

Job Summary:

  • The Manager of the Project Management Office (PMO), manages the Association’s project portfolio related to IT, Real Estate, and Programs and works with senior management to strategize, prioritize and deploy projects that speak to the current needs of the Association. 
  • The Manager of the PMO is accountable for managing complex and high-profile projects as well as providing leadership to the PMO team, ensuring that all projects undertaken follow professional project management frameworks that ensure requirements are prioritized, thoroughly documented, and developed. 
  • The Manager’s role is to organize all business cases and work with Senior Management to determine priorities and develop project enhancements.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, coordinate, manage and track complex projects across multiple departments as well as within the broader developmental services sector, including the facilitation of project meetings with appropriate documentation, minutes, action items, and reports.
  • Partner with stakeholders to seek out opportunities that can be absorbed within the project by supporting business case development, review resource capacity, and extract efficiencies and returns on investment with project work.
  • Host monthly project meetings to provide portfolio updates and present status reports to senior management.
  • Ensure Project Managers and all Project Management staff adhere to professional project management frameworks (i.e. Charter, Project Plan, Communication Strategy, Change Requests).
  • Confirm standardized templates and tools are updated on a continual basis and utilized by the project management team in day-to-day project management activities.
  • Develop and implement formalized project documentation and file archiving procedures.  
  • Responsible for assigning formalized projects and project-related activities to the Project Management team.
  • Organize standard team meetings to solicit project updates, provide an environment for discussion, and work through challenges.
  • Provide management of team regarding performance, career pathing, mentorship, and attendance.
  • Reviews budget on a monthly basis to adequately plan and, if necessary, adjust, including reviewing staff expense submissions.


Please send your application to careers@cltoronto.ca and quote job posting E21-07 in the subject line.

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