Project Manager Junior

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Capleo Global

Position: Project Manager/Leader – Junior
Location: Toronto, ON (Hybrid)
Duration: 191 Business Days + Possible Extension

Job Description:

  • Knowledge of, and direct experience applying all phases (concept, definition, planning, implementation, and closeout) of fundamental project management concepts, practices, and procedures to a large-scale, complex, high-value projects to meet critical timelines.
  • Able to work effectively on concurrent tasks, while also building capacity and supporting the project team.
  • A professional who can work with minimal direction and perform project management work that is varied and involves complexity.
  • Ability to apply and interpret business rules and concepts in daily work.
  • Experience creating various levels of reports (e.g. executive, summary, status, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience supporting meetings, preparing, and distributing project updates and materials, taking minutes/ action items, maintaining progress reports, documenting risk mitigations, recommendations, etc.
  • Ability to support vendor management and commitments, provide oversight to ensure contractual obligations are met.
  • Reasonable knowledge of industry standards and methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and evaluating specific issues or risks, providing options analysis, and recommending action plans to mitigate the risks.
  • Demonstrated experience with standard project management tools, such as, MS Project, Clarity/Planview, Visio, MS Office Suite, SharePoint, PowerBI or equivalents.
  • Experience creating and maintaining project management artefacts/project collaterals, such as, meeting minutes, project plans, briefing notes, change requests.
  • Experience working with both the business users and technology / infrastructure teams.
  • Strong planning and time management skills with a focus on attention to detail.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal. Able to succinctly articulate key project information in a politically astute manner.
  • A team player with the ability to support multiple tasks.
  • Able to build relationships with project partners, establish trust, and establish a common/ shared goal through effective facilitation, consultation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience creating documentation that is both complete and accurate.
  • Experience developing and presenting risk and issue status, progress status reports, dashboards, email communications, etc.
  • Strong facilitation, interpersonal, and consultative skills.
  • Good problem-solving and organizational skills, and awareness of emerging technology trends.
  • Demonstrated experience to act with minimal supervision.
  • Detail oriented and strong multitasking abilities in order to juggle multiple clients demands.
  • Demonstrated experience working on/ in public safety radio and/or the telecommunications and / or IT infrastructure field.
  • Experience working on related large and complex projects.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with multiple stakeholders in a broader public sector (BPS) environment.
  • Experience of projects involving, network design, network implementation, civil structures, user equipment distribution and operations.
  • Knowledge and experience both in strategic and operational public sector governance models, experience managing complex, multi-unit, multi-stakeholder, and multiple levels of public sector executive stakeholder project team,
  • Demonstrated experience developing mutually beneficial relationships with public sector entities.
  • Ability to proactively identify risks, issues, or problems, gather relevant information, perform analysis, develop options and recommendations to share with the project team.
  • Experience building reports to support decision-making on project scope, schedule, cost.
  • Accurately document issues, gaps, and inconsistencies when they happen and develop strategies/ mitigations/ lessons learned.
  • Utilize judgement to explore cross team/ project opportunities for improvement.

Must have:

  • Knowledge of radio and Public Safety Radio Network
  • Problem solver: ability to identify and analyze risks, issues, and problems, develop mitigation options and present findings to senior team members.
  • Knowledge of, and direct experience applying, fundamental project management tools, techniques, and methodologies to projects of various sizes and complexity.