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Project Manager – Technology Consulting

BDO Canada

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted August 19, 2020.

Your opportunity

Our Mississauga office is looking for a Project Manager to join our Technology Consulting team and own the following responsibilities:

 

  • Define, clarify and develop project plans, scope and schedules
  • Develop policies and procedures to support the achievement of the project objectives
  • Determine the organizational structure of the project team; identify the roles and positions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business partners and other stakeholders, ensuring business and technical objectives are met
  • Adhere to project management standards while managing budgets, risk, project communications (i.e., status reports, issues tracking log, project plans, communication plans, presentations to steering committees, management of documents, etc.) to ensure cost effective, timely and effective delivery of projects
  • Assess the priority and scope of issues by understanding business objectives, technical costs and user needs, as well as being able to weigh alternatives for resolution
  • Understand all phases of the software development life cycle and various techniques to lead, create and motivate a high value project team consisting of various stakeholders

 

How do we define success for your role?

 

  • You demonstrate BDO’s core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
  • You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning and professional development

 

Your experience and education

 

  • You have a Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant discipline and 5 years of software design engineering experience
  • You possess technical leadership skills
  • You have at least 5 years of experience with Microsoft Project
  • You have strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle and tools
  • You possess strong team leadership and coaching skills.
  • You have experience with multiple project methodologies: iterative, waterfall, flavours of agile.
  • You possess domain expertise in project management as applied to a particular field. Deep familiarity with one or multiple fields that provide natural authority and solid strategic insight. In particular: Mining, Finance, Insurance, Retail, or Agriculture.
  • If you have exposure with TOGAF, ITIL, COBIT, it would be considered an asset

 

Why BDO?

 

Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:

  • Firm success – We enable you to engage with the firm’s strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
  • Professional success – We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
  • Personal success – Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.


Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.

Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.

To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page

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