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Operational Task Manager
Ref No.: 18-06746
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Operational Task Manager needed for major Financial client in Montreal, QC.

Position Description:
The Operational Task Manager is responsible for the complete Operational lifecycle project management of both short and long term Exchange, Client, Vendor low latency connectivity requests. The requests can originate from internal BU teams or the external Client/Vendor. Including but not limited to the planning, coordinating, implementation and tracking of a specific deliverables related to the request.

Skills Required:
• Seven plus years of Data Network Technologies related experience.
• Five plus years of Operations Task Management experience.
• Network Operations support / SLA management experience a plus

Responsibilities:
*In addition, the Operation Task Manager will be responsible for managing delivery across internal teams and third-party contractors/ consultants as well as be able to identify, assess and escalate issues in order to minimize potential project risks.
- Define the scope of operational work in collaboration with Enterprise Network Services and Business Unit management
- Develop, manage and track to an established (and agreed) schedule while effectively allocating resources to the activities
- Review the project schedule with management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities
- Provide weekly status reporting internally and externally as required
***Additional responsibilities would include driving process efficiency and on-going development of deployment practices including the Permit to operate / Change Management processes.

Skills Desired (Nice to Have):
• Strong organizational skills, customer service focus, attention to detail, and process orientation
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Ability to distill and present information to business community in non-technical terminology
• Business analysis skills, with the ability to forecast implications and provide consultative recommendations and solutions
• Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage operational lifecycle
• Flexibly adapt to a changing environment.