Toronto, ON, Canada Req #7803
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Ceridian. Makes Work Life Better™
This is our promise. Not only for our customers, but our employees as well.
Do you thrive in an innovative and exciting environment that’s continuously evolving? Ceridian is looking for fun, intelligent, team oriented people who believe in our values: Customer Focus, Transparency, Diligence, Optimism, and Agility. Our workplace culture provides empowering programs for career growth and offers diversity and inclusion groups to support every person’s career journey. Ceridian employees have declared Ceridian a Great Place to Work® in 2019, a Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2019, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 16th consecutive year!
Find out why Ceridian is such a great place to work.
Job Location: This position is remote and can be located anywhere in North America.
Ideal markets for remote work include: Toronto, ON; Calgary, AB; Vancouver, BC; Regina, SK; Ottawa, ON; Montreal, QC; Halifax, NS; Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL; St. Petersburg, FL
Who you are?
Focus driven with a unique ability to move others forward alongside you.
First to raise your hand when someone’s looking for help.
You take on new challenges, even if it’s uncomfortable, because you know you’ll learn something new.
Known for enthusiastically meeting and exceeding goals and expectations.
You understand and are comfortable knowing the path from start to finish isn’t always a straight line.
Hardwired to pause and take a deep breath when you encounter a stressful event because you consider it interesting and an opportunity to influence the outcome.
Motivated by completing tasks with high quality and deliberate in both discovering and resolving challenges.
You are the expert and “CEO” of your project. You are responsible for managingand driving the successful and timely delivery of large business and technology-driven projects, inclusive of but not limited to: SaaS implementations, strategic cloud/hosting initiatives, infrastructure upgrades, and process automation. You set the tone for your projects, guided by our supporting PM tools, methodology and support from team members, cross-functional leaders and senior executives. Project charter sign-off, purposeful kickoffs, consolidating project team time reporting and financials, and leading through clear and consistent communications about goals, responsibilities, performance, expectations and feedback are all in your wheelhouse. You meet with and provide regular project updates to all levels of business and IT management, which is something you find empowering and beneficial for your growth. You consistently demonstrate your ability to challenge, inspire, enable, model and lead your project team in common purpose toward the right objective, while also keeping a curious eye on other programs and projects, looking for intersections, blockers and opportunities to drive efficiencies.
The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Creating and tracking to detailed project plans, including schedules, logs, cost estimates, resources, communications, risk mitigation and issue resolution aligned with team SOP.
Proactively managing changes and shifts in the project, inclusive of scope, resource constraints, issues and executive sponsor request through transparent and consistent communications.
Applying expert level understanding of the PMBOK knowledge areas and key processes.
Consistently and effectively communicating project status, key issues/risks, required decisions and project objectives with sponsors, upper management, and senior executives.
Partnering, as needed, with the IT Service Effectiveness Team to ensure the appropriate organizational readiness and change management activities are in place to support the successful go-live of your project(s).
Facilitating the creation and approval of migration runbooks, if applicable, that highlight the correct sequencing of migration or cut-over activities, owners, and rollback plans.
Facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
Coaching, mentoring, motivating, and supervising project team members and contractors, and influencing them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
Looking for and acting on opportunities within the department for continuous improvements in key processes, techniques and procedures, enhancing the department’s capabilities to meet organizational needs.
5+ years of project management experience, with a minimum of 3-5 years of direct experience delivering global IT infrastructure, security, telecommunications, networking, data center migration, application implementation, and/or M&A integration projects.
Ability to apply project management methodology and best practices (exposure to Agile and Waterfall methodologies preferred) with the ability to tailor for Ceridian.
Strong public speaking and presenting skills a must. Can articulate project status, risks, issues and roadblocks in a direct and concise manner.
Thrives in an ambiguous and fast-paced work environment.
Shown success in creating efficient business processes and willing to challenge the status quo.
Extensive experience managing risks, issues, and decisions
Proven ability to complete multiple tasks under time constraints
Bachelor's degree required (preferably in IT, Business or in a related field)
PMI certification preferred
Ability to apply technical and business subject matter expertise to inform and/or influence projects
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, MS Project and Visio
Experience with software such as ServiceNow (ITBM, ITSM) a plus
Budget tracking and cost benefit analysis
Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider and embrace ALL individuals and what makes them unique. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs, great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success. We encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a Ceridian Recruiter with a @ceridian.com email directly from our organization.
Job Family Technical Job Function Information Technology/Hosting Pay Type Salary