Senior Manager, PMO

We are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join the DECIEM team. As the Senior Project Manager, you will be assisting in managing the Project Managers and run the PMO governance process. This person must be highly organized, process driven, and who can create strong relationships.

Toronto

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Senior Manager, PMO to join the DECIEM team. As the Senior Manager, you will be assisting in managing the Project Managers and run the PMO governance process. This person must be highly organized, process driven, and who can create strong relationships.

What would you be doing?

  • Manage PMO team capacity schedule, PM assignments and work with other team managers on master scheduling
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Manage the PMO portfolio performance and reporting
  • Manage the project governance processes across the portfolio as required and address expectations and concerns through clear communication and pro-active follow-ups
  • Identify and lead operational improvements and provide requirements for continuous improvements
  • Provide project managers with escalation support as required
  • Manage portfolio RAID and change resistance from stakeholders
  • Assist in other projects/duties, as assigned

What skills and qualifications do you need?

  • Degree or diploma required, with a focus on IT or Business
  • 3+ years working in or managing PMO’s including direct reports
  • 10+ years of experience in a blend of customer, vendor, software and internal project management
  • PMP or PRINCE 2 Certified
  • Highly effective in the areas of strategy development, planning and operational execution
  • Demonstrates well-developed business acumen and understands how to implement/manage change
  • Ability to guide, coach and mentor team members to new or improved ways of working.
  • Strong change manager with experience driving internal improvement projects successfully
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Expert at understanding complex technology and simplifying for stakeholders and customers
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, MS Project, MS Visio
  • Excellent organization, time management and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, managing conflicting priorities and tight deadlines in a non-structured work environment
  • Strong leadership skills

Still interested?

Kindly send us your resume to hr@deciem.com. We really appreciate your effort in applying to this position. However, only those candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

And the serious stuff:

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.
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