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Project Manager, PMO 

Title 

Project Manager, PMO 

Reports To 

Manager, Project Management Office (PMO) 

Summary 

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our growing PMO. This role is a unique opportunity to lead projects from the planning stage all the way through to implementation and project close. As someone who loves to get things done, you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and take responsibility. We are looking for someone who is skilled at inspiring and building teams, identifying risks and working through issues to ensure projects and tasks are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality. 

This position works out of our pet friendly corporate office in North-West Edmonton, and reports to the Project Management Office Manager. 

Job Duties 

The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including the following: 

Plan the project 

  • • Work with project stakeholders to define the scope, deliverables and requirements of the project 
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project 
  • Determine and communicate the resources (time, budget, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project 
  • • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities 
  • Review the project schedule with project stakeholders that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required 
  • Work with stakeholders to determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion 

Implement the project 

  • Facilitate the execution of the project according to the project plan 
  • • Develop forms and records to document project activities 
  • • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured 
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project 
  • • Establish and execute a communication schedule to update stakeholders on the progress of the project 

Job Description – Project Manager, PMO Revised: November 17, 2016 

  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets organizational standards 

Control the project 

  • • Write reports on the project for project stakeholders 
  • Monitor project budget and track project costs; report project cost variances to project stakeholders on a regular basis 
  • Ensure that all related budget and cost records for the project are up to date 
  • • Identify and communicate project related risks; Develop and present project risk contingency plans 

Evaluate the project 

  • • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality 
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase 
  • • Conduct formal project closure processes and communicate lessons learned to project stakeholders 

Requirements 

Education & Experience 

  • • 5+ years of project management related experience 
  • Post-secondary education preferred, but not necessary 

Professional designation 

  • • A CAPM or PMP designation preferred, but not necessary 

Knowledge, skills and abilities 

  • • Knowledge of project management processes and terminology 
  • • Fluent in English, both written and spoken 

Proficiency in the use of computers for: 

  • • MS Office Suite experience required 
  • • MS Project & MS Project Online experience preferred, but not necessary 

Position Competencies 

The Project Manager should demonstrate competence in all of the following: 

  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations to resolve the problem. 
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. 
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. 
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities. 
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move projects forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results. 

Job Description – Project Manager, PMO Revised: November 17, 2016 

Work Conditions 

  • Project Managers usually work in an office environment but the purpose of the project may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces 
  • Project Managers work a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones 
  • Routine travel between Edmonton locations is required. Both locations are located in North-West Edmonton 
  • • Occasional travel maybe required 
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