Project Manager


Canada, Mississauga
Posted 4 months ago

We are looking for a Project Manager! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Project Manager
Term: Contract – 12 months with extension
Location: Ontario – Hybrid 3 days on-site
Industry: Telecom
Job ID number: C1438


Brief Description on Duties:


  • We are seeking a Project Manager and Principal Agile Delivery Specialist with an unparalleled 30 years of IT experience, including a remarkable 17-year journey within the Telecommunications sector. This role is ideal for a visionary leader who blends technical prowess with an in-depth understanding of telecom infrastructure, architectural frameworks, and systems structure. The successful candidate will lead technical deliveries for large-scale Telecom projects, utilizing both traditional Waterfall and modern Agile methodologies to ensure seamless project execution.


  Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Project Leadership: Utilize your extensive IT and Telecom experience to lead technical deliveries from inception to completion, ensuring projects align with strategic goals and are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Strategic Alignment: Work closely with the executive leadership to align project initiatives with corporate objectives, demonstrating your strong technical and program management skills.
  • Agile Methodology Advocacy: Champion Agile best practices, providing hands-on support to both technical and business teams, and guiding the technical delivery team towards success.
  • Policy and Control Implementation: Implement policies, system monitoring, and controls, leveraging your experience for effective management and reporting of corporate initiatives.
  • Communication and Autonomy: Utilize exceptional communication skills to facilitate strategic decision-making, ensuring clear and effective communication at all levels.
  • Agile Leadership: Serve as a mentor to Release Train Engineers (RTEs), enhancing the team’s Agile practices and understanding through your extensive experience.


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Comprehensive IT and Telecom Experience: 30 years of IT expertise, with a focus on 17 years within the Telecom industry, showcasing a deep understanding of software development and technical intricacies.
  • Technical and Project Management Expertise: Demonstrated ability to integrate technical skills with project management methodologies, managing large-scale projects and fostering strong vendor relationships.
  • Agile and Waterfall Methodologies: Proficient in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, able to adapt and guide teams through Agile practices effectively.
  • Exceptional Leadership and Communication: Strong leadership skills with the ability to guide project resources and communicate effectively at the executive level.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in PeopleCode, Java, XML, Cobol.
  • Program Management Skills: Expertise in PMO program governance, PMP and PMI-ACP Agile methodologies, project recovery, strategic alignment, change management, risk evaluation, and stakeholder management.


Education and Certifications:

  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Computer Science or similar


Agile Certifications:

  • Certified SAFe® 5 Practitioner
  • Certified SAFe 5 Agilist
  • Certified SAFe 5 Teams
  • Certified SAFe 5 Scrum Master
  • PeopleSoft Certified Consultant
  • Senior Product Owner

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