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Project Manager–Connected Workforce

Insight Canada

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted January 4, 2019.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE JOB

The Project Manager – Connected Workforce (PM) is responsible for managing, directing and overseeing the operations and administration of assigned projects and programs.  The PM provides visible leadership, accountability and authority over high profile projects and programs delivered to Insight clients or internal leadership.  The PM works independently and exhibits a high degree of initiative in resolving problems encountered and developing recommended solutions.

 

WORK PERFORMED

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Devotes 90% of time to leading and managing projects and programs.  10% of time to business development.
  • Visible, accountable leader who oversees the successful delivery of Insight projects and programs for Insight clients and helps develop to new opportunities for future business.
  • Works with internal leadership to help drive best practices, standards, and methodology to the regional practices.
  • Ensures the change management process is utilized in order to maintain profitability and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Leads projects relative to milestone completion while managing to resource and financial budgets. 
  • Develops and implements complete project schedules to ensure required dates are met.
  • Monitors and maintains client and internal project executive satisfaction by engaging in weekly or monthly status meetings.
  • Assists Sales in business development activities to grow Insight Services business.
  • Participates in and helps author Statements of Work (SOWs), responds to RFPs as necessary.
  • Presents Insight’s Project Management and service capabilities to prospective clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.)  plus three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the IT services, IT Operations or professional services industry.  Active PMI membership is desirable.

  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Must be able to generate and manage detailed project plans.  Must be able to manage technical resources working on multiple projects seamlessly.  Must be an excellent communicator – both written and oral.  Must have excellent customer relationship management skills and ability to interface seamlessly with sales staff.  Must be able to run project update meeting with both technical and non-technical attendee’s.  Must possess leadership qualities and skills that motivate project team members to drive the project to a successful conclusion.  Experience in P&L responsibility for a technology services delivery team and proven success driving profitability and customer satisfaction is an asset.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business/ professional journals, technical procedures, or regulations.  Ability to write reports and/or business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, other employees.  Must be proficient in Microsoft tools including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, MS Project, MS Project Server, SharePoint Portal.

 

 

Benefits enjoyed by Insight’s teammates:

  • Competitive base salary + Bonus;
  • Great benefits: group insurance; life insurance, basic accident protection, long term disability income replacement plan;
  • RRSP;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Continuous training and leadership development;
  • Insight University;
  • Wellness program: on-site fitness classes, on-site- massage;
  • On-site cafeteria;
  • Indoor garage;
  • And much more

We believe in teamwork, having fun and achieving success. Be a part of our winning team by joining us and transform how businesses view technology!

Visit our career opportunities at: www.insight.ca and apply today!

Insight is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)  

Skills Required

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

Package

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