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    • June-05-14
    • Contract
    • Recruitment and Staffing

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Project Coordinator


Brampton, ON, CANADA | Burlington, ON, CANADA | Mississauga, ON, CANADA | Oakville, ON, CANADA
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Right People. Right Now. - Altis HR

About Us

Our strength is our people: The candidates we place, the clients we serve. Our team of staffing experts is focused on always providing an exceptional experience for talented candidates and committed clients. That dedication has helped the company remain the number-one staffing supplier to the federal government since 1995. Headquartered in Ottawa, we are a recognized leader in the delivery of recruitment and staffing services in Toronto, Mississauga, North York, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We place qualified job seekers in contract and permanent positions within the areas of Administrative Support, Accounting, Information Technology and Professional Services.

Job Description

Project Manager


Start Date:
  One to Two weeks

Position Type:

  28 weeks

Opportunity Number:

altisProfessional is actively looking to recruit a contract Project Manager for our Retail/Lifestyle Improvement Client. The position is located out of their head office in Oakville. The ideal candidate will hold the responsibility of managing various work streams, resulting in the implementation and integration of a national P.O.S system.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Managing high level dependencies and risks across various work streams
  • Tying together detailed project plans into a rolled up program level plan and managing to the program level
  • Identifying areas in the project that are not aligned with the overall objective and vision
  • Identifying and communicating issues requiring escalation on a timely basis
  • Driving consensus among various stakeholders
  • Responsible for managing all stages of launch
  • Delivers on tactical planning and when off plan, develop contingency plans to effective result
  • Responsible for completing the work breakdown structure to estimate the effort required for each task of each project
  • Clearly communicate expectations to the team members and stakeholders
  • Positively influence team members to achieve timelines and tasks
  • Determine resources required to meet project scope
  • Escalate risks, issues and critical decisions to Senior Management Team
  • Be cost conscious and ensure resource is managed efficiently as possible, maximizing opportunities to reduce cost
  • Provides administrative support in tracking budget expenditures, test/trials per project and maintaining action items
Qualifications and Experience

  • 7-10 years of experience in project management
  • PMP designation is required
  • Able to work effectively both independently and as a member of a variety of teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Proven ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including, at a minimum, Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point
Apply Online                    20140606.4

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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