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Project Manager - Bilingual

Date:  Jan 6, 2022
City:  Toronto
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Remote Role with no travel !

Do you want challenges in a world with distributed teams (Quebec, Montreal, Toronto), multilingual team (French, English) and multiple information technology projects?   

As part of this work, you will help us by your Project Management/ Scrum Master talents of Scrum Master to support our operational and development IT teams with projects of all sizes. 

You will be responsible for coordinating the fulfillment of requests from different partners, monitoring the budget, and maintaining a relationship with internal and external service providers. 

 

More specifically:  

  • Define, in collaboration with the partner and the architects, the scope of the projects according to the solutions to be implemented. If necessary, in the life of the project, recommend adjustments to the scope according to changing needs 

  • Lead strategic priorities as assigned, using multiple project management methodologies, and applying best tools based on initiative 

  • Work closely with cross functional and technology teams to lead and drive technology initiatives 

  • Organize and facilitate a disciplined project planning framework based on a good understanding of the impact on the business and key support functions 

  • Manage the delivery, execution, and consideration of all key aspects of projects including planning, scheduling, resourcing, risk assessment, cost/benefit analysis, time/cost estimates, and tracking budgets/costs 

  • Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills to respond with immediate action in an environment with challenging personalities, conflicting priorities, complex systems and interactions, and dependencies 

  • Efficiently and effectively manage stakeholder expectations to ensure initiative success 

  • Will ensure that assigned initiatives are completed on time, within scope and budget 

  • Will be able to identify inefficiencies and develop solutions for improvement 

  • Ensure change management best practices are observed wherever possible. 

  • Facilitate planning meetings, daily scrums, retrospectives and participate in different relevant meetings and committees 

  • Produce meeting minutes, management indicators and other project artifacts for  project control and decision-making 

  • Evaluate the risks and action plans to put in place and proactively apply the risk management measures to minimize the impacts on the project 

  • Carry out budget monitoring, estimate what remains to be done and manage the overall project capacity 

  • Support the production teams in order to remove  obstacles to attainment of project objectives discussed during the daily scrums and retrospectives, or project update meetings 

  • Participate in education on Agile mode and iterative deliveries, both IT side and partners. 

 

Required profile: 

  • BAC in Computer Science or any other relevant training at the same level 

  • Minimum 5 years experience in project management in information technology. Scrum Master experience involving several stakeholders from several departments or several organizations 

  • PMP Qualification an/or Scrum Master Certification or other Project Management industry certification a definite asset 

  • French and English language skills, both oral and written, an asset 

  • Agility experience and / or Scrum master training (a definite asset). 

  • Change management experience (a definite asset) 

We are looking for a natural leader with strong interpersonal and analytical skills. Good negotiator and excellent communication and presentation skills, written and oral, incumbents must demonstrate an excellent team spirit and act as a motivator and unifier. 

Are you recognized in your environment as being a professional who anticipates problems, capable of managing conflicts and providing solutions? This position will certainly fulfill your ambitions, within an organization that stands out for its human side and continuous process improvement. 

 

Joining the GFT team is more than just a job! It's also:

  • Being part of a team of competent and passionate professionals

  • Personalized training and career plan

  • Social and sports activities

  • 40-hours week and paid overtime

  • Six weeks of vacation

  • Individual or family insurance plan

  • 12 statutory holidays

  • And many other benefits that we will be happy to introduce

If this is a ring you’d like to throw your hat into, we can chat more about the role and what you’re looking for in your next career adventure!  

 

Would love the opportunity to chat with you why I believe this could be a great career move for you!

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