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Project Manager

Surrey, BC · Information Technology

On behalf of our client, Affinity is seeking a Project Manager to lead and deliver digital transformation projects. You will be part of an exciting, growing organisation that is embarking on an exciting expansion and transformation. Work close to home and join be a part of this people focussed culture; receiving a generous salary, bonus and benefits package, with definite opportunities for career growth.

​Responsibilities:
  • Interface with stakeholders and project team members to ensure high-quality IT digital solutions that meet the business needs
  • Conduct stakeholder meetings and project status meetings in order to solicit status, feedback, input, and expectations
  • Manage project resources including securing work efforts and accountable deliverables while motivating, coaching and advising
  • Drive results by holding people accountable to deliver what is expected when
  • Identify and resolve conflicts within project teams and associated departmental and functional work; negotiate for resource usage, delivery timelines and prioritization when applicable
  • Identify and document risks and establish mitigation and contingency plans to deal with the risks
  • Identify, document, communicate and escalate issues as appropriate in order to keep the project on track and progressing towards its intended goals
  • Document and receive approval for any change requests that are required to address a change in scope, budget or timeline
  • Manage project activities; including the gathering of requirements, conducting kickoff, status, issue escalation and go-no go meetings, work breakdown structures, change requests, and other project management deliverables as required throughout the life of the project   
  • Document, facilitate and potentially contribute to the design, implementation, integration and testing of relevant system changes
  • Establish a Project Charter for each approved project
  • Plan and baseline all project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and work packages
  • Produce regular reports (status, escalations, financials etc.) on the progress of projects
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree with at least five years of professional IT project management experience required
  • Possessing strong project management experience; and have had experience working on projects for digital transformations
  • Knowledge of Mobile, Web, Internet and Intranet concepts required
  • Previous experience working within complex organisations
  • Delivered projects from inception to delivery working with large project teams
  • Strong vendor and contractor management is a must have
  • PMP or PMI certified ideally
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of products including MS Word, Excel, MS Project and MS Visio
  • Ability to work with multiple methodologies
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Desirable if you have open banking and/or digital transformation project experience for financial services

About Affinity Group:
Affinity Group is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility. 

For more information on Affinity Group, please visit:

www.affinity-group.ca

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