Note: This is a temporary position (up to 12 months in duration)
Region: Toronto, Ontario
Provides expertise and oversees high-priority, complex projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration with other large projects or technology solutions. This includes managing and coordinating activities to ensure that the goals and objectives of the project are accomplished on schedule and within budget according to plan.
Work collaboratively with business leads and partners to manage complex, typically transformational projects that deliver strategic business solutions. This includes developing and maintaining strong relationship linkages with clients, consultants and management at various levels.
Manage project activities throughout the project lifecycle. This includes:
Defining project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
Developing full-scale project plans, project charters and associated communication documents.
Estimating the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
Proactively managing changes in project scope as well as risk and issue management, identifying potential crises and devising contingency plans.
Developing, maintaining and monitoring project budgets.
Report on project milestones and risks/issues to Project Sponsors and consult with them on new initiatives that will impact strategic direction.
Monitoring and evaluating the performance of consultants and vendors on a regular basis and taking corrective action as appropriate if and when required.
Provide guidance and mentoring to project team members.
Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
5 to 7 years of directly related experience managing complex projects in various industries and environments.
Project Management Certification such as PMP or Prince 2.
Demonstrated strong skills using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Demonstrated strong communication skills
As a precondition of employment, the WSIB will require a prospective candidate to undergo a criminal records name check prior to or at any time following hire.
To apply for this position, please submit your application to Job Opening Number (JO#7105) on the Job Opportunities page on the WSIB website.
We appreciate the interest of all candidates. Due to the volumes of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates that are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. The WSIB is an equal opportunity employer.
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Internal Number: 7105
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