IT Project Manager

Money Mart

July 28, 2014

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http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/11968

Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Job
Company Overview: 

At Money Mart, we know that our employees are the key to our success. With over 460 stores in Canada, and locations internationally in the UK, the US, and expanding throughout Europe, opportunities for career growth and development with us are endless. As part of Dollar Financial Group, Inc., Money Mart’s reach is international, but our focus, is local; at every counter, and with every customer that we serve.

Since opening our doors in 1982 we’ve come a long way from a specialized cheque cashing company to a full service shop of convenient financial solutions such as  Prepaid Cards, Buying Gold, Pawn, Bill Payments Western Union Money Transfer, Taxes,  Foreign Exchange and Payday Loans. Through frequent research and development we’re continuously adding to our menu of products and services and are constantly improving our systems, policies and procedures to maximize customer satisfaction, maintain industry leadership and take care of our employees.

We hire smart, business savvy, people who get a thrill from helping our customers meet their personal and financial goals. We offer amazing training programs, world class benefits, great personal incentives and lots of other cool perks.

Job Summary: 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking seasoned IT Project Managers/Business Analysts to manage the delivery of IT projects for our business.

The successful candidate will manage cross-functional teams, coordinate events and tasks between vendors and customers, track project progress and manage client issues. The position requires sound judgment, client-centric attitude, the ability to communicate solution values to customers, and the ability to adjust promptly and efficiently to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

The candidate must be persuasive, encouraging and motivating, with the ability to read communication styles of team members and business clients from varied backgrounds and countries.  This position will be part of the IT PMO team.

Travel may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities:

  • Define best practices, project scope, goals and deliverables that support both business client goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. 
  • Work with Business clients to identify requirements 
  • Determine high level design criteria for software; 
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents. 
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to customers, team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. 
  • Liaise with all project stakeholders on an ongoing basis. 
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants required for successful completion during the project cycle, through negotiation with senior management. 
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel across multiple departments. 
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle
  • Review design specifications and recommend alternatives
  • Update policies and procedures documentation
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements. 

Candidates *must* possess the following:

  • University degree or college diploma in a related field (e.g. IT, Project Management).
  • For IT Project Manager Position, 5 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of project development and execution. 
  • Strong familiarity with project management software. 
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management. 

 The following would be an asset:

  • Certification in project management
  • Competent and proficient understanding of  Microsoft technologies such as .Net, SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, OLAP.

To find out more information on this position and other IT positions we are currently recruiting for, please go to Corporate Positions under Current Opportunities located here:  https://www.moneymart.ca/careers/current-opportunities.aspx 

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