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Sr. Cloud Services Project Manager

Location: Kanata, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 21-04-2017
Sr. Cloud Services Project Manager                                                                         REQ#5629

Position Overview:
The Sr. Cloud Services Project Manager is responsible independently managing moderate to large scale projects.  The Project Manager works under the guidance of more experienced project managers and reports to the Cloud Services Manager. 

  • Develop Project Management Plan to include eight areas (Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Communication, Risk, Procurement, Human Resources) associated with the overall project management plan.
  • Determine and manage system scope and project objectives, the role and function of each team member, and effectively coordinate the activities of the team in order to achieve the project objectives.
  • Manage changes to project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated and reflective of authorized project changes and facilitate customer acceptance.
  • Ability to conform project management into an agile methodology
  • Create the work breakdown structure with the team using appropriate tools and techniques in order to develop the cost, schedule, resource, quality and procurement plans.
  • Obtain project plan approval from the customer in order to formalize the project management approach.
  • Lead and direct the work of others.
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align stakeholders and team members.
  • Obtain project charter approval from the sponsor and customer (if required) in order to formalize authority, gain commitment and project acceptance.
  • Responsible for all aspects of a project over the entire life cycle (initiate, plan, execute, control, close).
  • Implement approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Execute tasks defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques and the project charter.
  • Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Conduct analysis to determine the successful aspects of the project and opportunities for improvement
  • Lead project debrief meeting with project team to determine what went well and what could have gone better
  •  Interface with Account Manager and /or Customer Contact to determine customer satisfaction with project
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.
Basic Qualifications
  • College/Post-Secondary graduate with degree/diploma in IT or equivalent industry relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing IT projects
  • Demonstrated familiarity of project management concepts, practices and procedures
  • Experience managing implementation of software and architecture solutions projects for external customers
  • Demonstrated success in effectively communicating at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to lead through influence rather than direct authority
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to lawfully work within Canada and have unrestricted work authorization for Canada
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working on large scale project teams
  • Knowledge of certificate management
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum environment
  • ITIL Foundations
  • PMP certification or in progress
About Entrust Datacard
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
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Entrust Datacard Group encourages applications from all qualified candidates.  Contact Nicole Mair at nicole.mair@entrust.com or 613-270-3490 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.
Entrust Datacard Group is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
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