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Project Manager – PMO (Operations)


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted July 10, 2017.

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Operations  Toronto, ON This is a full-time permanent position available in our Toronto Head Office. Why work at Moneris?As a leader in the payments Industry, Moneris is a hub of innovative thinkers looking to create safer, faster and smarter payment solutions for our customers. We are looking for candidates who welcome new challenges, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and want to continuously learn and grow within their careers. Moneris offers a competitive Total Rewards program, and was named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America in 2015. Purpose of the role
Reporting to the Portfolio Manager, the Project Manager is accountable for delivery of projects in support of overall business objectives of the assigned portfolio. The Project Manager works with the business sponsor to define the project scope and collect the project requirements, prepares project plans, schedules, budgets, risk assessments and other required project artifacts.  This position anticipates and seeks to overcome implementation obstacles to maintain project schedules and budgets, interfaces and co-ordinates with departments within the company and third parties to achieve the defined project objectives. For optimum success in this role, optimizing the team, building collaborative relationships, and focusing on performance, will be essential. You will be accountable for

  • Enterprise Project Management: End-to-end accountability for successful project delivery, including technology and business readiness deliverables and change management activities
  • Project Risk Management: Proactively identify, mitigate, and manage project risks
  • Status Reporting: Report project status, including accurate financial information, using defined tools and processes
  • Project Governance: Collect information for steering committee reviews (business case approvals, project reviews, change requests, project closing sign offs, etc), and ensure reviews are held as per governance model
  • Financial Reporting: Ensure that project costs (including internal labour) are accurately reported and tracked against project budget
  • Escalation:  Enlist the support of senior Enterprise PMO leadership to clear roadblocks as required
  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time, on budget, within defined scope, and with agreed-upon specifications to enable the achievement of defined benefits
  • Communicating project vision and objectives, and partner with stakeholders to achieve these objectives
  • Ensuring project processes are applied consistently, including project charter, project plans, issue and risk management, financial management, resourcing, and procurement management
  • Leading project teams in achieving project success;  facilitate problem solving efforts to reduce defects, improve customer satisfaction, manage end user impact, reduce cost and increase project efficiency
  • Driving the resolution of risks, issues, actions and defects
  • Supporting feasibility studies, business cases, analysis and documentation of data and processes and provide estimates of work effort and duration for medium sized projects
  • Achieving high degree of client satisfaction
  • Contributing to the success of the Enterprise Project Management Office, for example, by leading continuous improvement initiatives and providing leadership and guidance to Associate Project Managers on the team

 Your experience includes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field of study
  • Project Management Institute, PMP Certification or equivalent is considered a strong asset
  • 3-5 years of experience in a project management capacity including all aspects of project management processes, disciplines and execution essential
  • Previous experience in the payment industry considered an asset
  • Proficient and knowledge with Microsoft Windows/MS Office Applications including PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Experience in various project development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Iterative, etc.)
  • Knowledge and application of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management including techniques and tools
  • Experience in Process Improvement and/ or business consulting
  • Experience in managing project financials and forecasting
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to fit issues in with corporate goals and priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills , presentation and communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Strong organizational skills to complete responsibilities on a timely basis, while prioritizing and managing workload, ensuring quality results and meeting deadlines
  • Able to drive consensus among multiple stakeholders and be able to influence
  • Energetic self-starter but must possess a collaborative working style and thrive in a team environment
  • Proven ability to influence and collaborate in a matrix organization
  • Strong problem solving skills to address project-related issues and risks
  • High attention to detail and quality; influence and negotiation skills, able to work independently
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines

About Moneris As one of North America’s largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions, annually. Moneris also provides electronic loyalty and stored-value gift cards, mobile and online solutions, and integrated POS software. With more than 350,000 merchant locations, Moneris provides the hardware, software and systems needed for our customers to “Be Payment Ready”.  Moneris is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties.  In addition, Moneris is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodations, we are happy to work with you to meet your needs.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


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