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Project Manager - Mainframe
Ref No.: 18-03375
Location: Scarborough, Ontario
SUMMARY: This role is for a mainframe project already in flight

1.) Excellent Communications skills
2.) Infrastructure Project management experience * 5 yrs
3.) MS Project * 5 yrs
4.) MS Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, etc) * 5 yrs
5.) Mainframe project experience * 5 yrs

1.) Banking/Financial Industry experience
2.) PM
Plan, coordinate and supervise complex informatics assignments.
Design and apply new methods and procedures.
Coordinate systems development for major applications, define project requirements including information and data needs, business analsyis and programming.
Develop, plan, analyze, evaluate and assign priorities to deliverables and requirements.
Define project phases, set deadlines and manage staff.
Develop project plans with milestones.
Coordinate all meeting and interface with business units, staff and service providers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight and execution of multiple projects and project managers. Accountable for managing broad and highly complex teams and projects involving significant scope and complexity.
Key accountabilities are:
* Set direction at an operational level, works autonomously in the management of the unit and collaborates with other business heads to establish and execute on common goals.
* Direct or manages large-scale applications, programs or projects across multiple product lines, involving significant scope and complexity.
* Ensure delivery of projects to the business partner, meeting the approved scope/cost/schedule/quality for the project. Perform a governing role for, ensuring that the proposal, execution, control, deployment, training and hand off, warranty support, and closure meet promised schedules.
* Perform risk identification and mitigation activities, escalating unresolved issues to the Executive and / or Steering Committee where appropriate to secure their timely decisions/support.
* Manage the acquisition and deployment of resources, including budget, by working with the Project Managers to secure the resources required for the project.
* Ensure client satisfaction with the project process and project team by effective and timely communication including status reporting, continual risk/issue assessment/management and escalation, and resolution of issues as they arise.