Project Manager

Full Time posted 6 days ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Banking 

SUMMARY:
Merit Services is actively searching for an exceptionally talented and motivated Project Manager to become an integral part of our client’s dynamic team in the vibrant city of Toronto. As a Project Manager, you will assume a pivotal role in overseeing and orchestrating projects, ensuring meticulous planning, flawless execution, and diligent monitoring to achieve timely, cost-effective, and ultimately satisfactory deliverables for our valued clients. The ideal candidate will possess innate leadership qualities, outstanding communication skills, and a knack for resolving complex issues with finesse.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take charge of project management activities, from initiation to completion.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to understand project requirements, objectives, and success criteria, and translate them into a comprehensive project plan.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, work breakdown structures, and resource allocation plans.
  • Facilitate effective communication among project team members, clients, and other stakeholders, ensuring clarity of roles, responsibilities, and expectations.
  • Proactively identify potential risks and issues that may impact project delivery, and develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans to address them.
  • Monitor project progress, track key performance indicators, and provide regular status updates and reports to stakeholders, highlighting achievements, challenges, and proposed solutions.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive team environment, promoting open communication, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement.
  • Lead and motivate cross-functional teams, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure high levels of engagement, productivity, and accountability.
  • Facilitate effective decision-making processes, encouraging input from team members and stakeholders to achieve consensus and drive project success.
  • Conduct comprehensive post-project evaluations to capture lessons learned, identify areas for improvement, and promote a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices, emerging trends, and project management methodologies, incorporating relevant knowledge into project management practices and approaches.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business Administration, Project Management) or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager, successfully leading and delivering complex projects within scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Exceptional leadership qualities.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail and the capacity to navigate and resolve complex project challenges.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and softwares.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies and frameworks (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

BENEFITS

  • A competitive salary.
  • An extensive package of healthcare and dental coverage.¬†

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