Project Manager

CONTRACT
Canada
Posted 3 weeks 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 – 6 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 2 days a week
Industry: Banking
Job ID number: 225

 

What we’re looking for: A candidate that has demonstrated they have the ability to manage large projects and can delegate/hold people accountable. A candidate that can articulate specific experiences/examples of their PM experience in an interview.
How will performance be measured: Deliverables, project artifacts- measures on ability to use those.

MUST HAVE:

  • PM experience
  • MS Project experience
  • Demonstrated experience – need to be able to give examples of Project mgmt experience in the interview (missing piece from previous interviews)
  • PMP Certification
  • Strong ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels.

NICE TO HAVE

L and D experience (highly desired)

Reporting to the Manager, Learning Enablement, Learning & Development, the L&D Project Manager will partner with individual businesses, Learning Solutions Architect, vendors, and the broader L&D team to oversee and ensure end to end delivery of high quality, innovative, diverse, multi-modal blended learning solutions on a variety of learning projects that support business priorities, enable people strategies and impact key business measures.

Job Requirements

  • In partnership with business-specific Learning Solutions Architects, lead the end to end planning and execution of mid-high complexity learning and development projects and programs which entail design, development and delivery of internal or outsourced enterprise-wide and business specific solutions.
  • Understand the learning development and delivery processes specific to the client that deliver various learning formats including virtual classroom, eLearning, webinars, self-led learner pathways and workshops of learning and development programs
  • Support the vendor engagement and onboarding process when third party learning partners are engaged
  • Develop and implement effective stakeholder engagement and strategies leveraging key project management assets e.g. charter, project schedule, change requests to ensure tight governance control and risk management throughout the project/program
  • Be an active member of the Learning Enablement team and share your subject matter expertise in project management, including knowledge of best practices and emerging trends; maintains best practices in areas of project framework methodologies

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

 

  • Proven track record of delivering results and commitment to operational and service excellence
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in project management and/or program management, preferably in a learning or adult training environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the application of adult learning principles for various delivery methodologies.
  • PMP certification
  • SCRUM certified an asset.
  • Thorough understanding of the project management framework and how to effectively leverage project management assets (charters, project schedules, risk management plans, change management plans etc.) to establish clarity of vision and detailed execution plan throughout project life-cycle.
  • Strong client focus with an ability to listen and quickly learn about the various clients that the Learning function serves and become a trusted advisor on delivering learning projects successfully
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment in alignment with changing business priorities.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders and build relationships effectively leveraging sound communication, negotiation, consensus building and influencing skills
  • Solutions-focused, “can-do” attitude to foster positive team morale and high engagement on projects
  • Sound understanding of how to translate business requirements and design a project delivery approach in collaboration with external vendors and internal delivery teams
  • Display agility and strong organizational skills, to demonstrate progress in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly developed critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid competency in MS Office suite especially MS Project
  • Competency in team meeting facilitation in virtual environments and leverage of collaboration tools like Adobe Connect, MS Teams and SharePoint.
  • Experience supporting eLearning across multiple platforms (i.e., HTML 5 output that works on tablets, smartphone and desktop as one SCORM package) is a nice to have.

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