Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

19-07-21
N/A Id: 15804 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join our client in Vancouver, BC.

 

Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible

 

Responsibilities

  • Initiates projects following appropriate project management methodology including gathering and defining project requirements, developing project charters, project plans, budgets and schedules, identifying staffing requirements, and forming project teams.
  • Selects and follows project management methods, procedures, and quality objectives, and tracks metrics for assessing progress.
  • Balances workload, provides technical and analytical guidance and work direction to project team, including scheduling, assignment of work, review of project efforts and removal of roadblocks which may inhibit project success.
  • Ensures that all team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively, and provides the team with constructive feedback as it pertains to project performance.
  • Assesses variances from the project plans, budgets and schedules, develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives, and keeps management aware of the situation.
  • Conducts formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.
  • Identifies potential areas for improvement in current methodologies and provides guidance to other less experienced project managers.
  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors and key clients.
  • Maintains appropriate professional designations and up-to-date knowledge of current information technology techniques and tools.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

Top Skills Required

  • Project Management Professional designation is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ongoing career development through active and self-motivated professional development in the field of project management.
  • Project and/or technology management experience demonstrating progressive responsibility preferably in a University or other public sector environment or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years in the role of project manager managing, designing, developing and implementing IT systems or processes.
  • Experience in change management, budget development, financial management, and risk management.
  • Good knowledge of applications development methodologies. Knowledge of IT application development and implementation best practices, "rules of thumb", and benchmarks.
  • An understanding of key trends and players in the IT industry, particularly on mobile applications and digital media.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

 

Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile

 

About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.

 

We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.