Building and Construction

Project Manager – Permanent – 2708


Parker Huggett Limited

Project Manager – Permanent – 2708 Kingston, ON

About the Opportunity 

The Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case. The Project Manager contributes to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.

The Project Manager is in charge of schedules, budgets, resources and deliverables for a project. Monitors teams to make sure goals and objectives are being kept. Knowledge of the larger landscape without neglecting granular details while tracking project health, staying alert for risk and resolving issues as they arise. Maintains standards and monitors scope with project quality

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Maintain project objectives
  • Identify and resolve issues and risks
  • Report on project progress, and offers viable solutions and opportunities as they arise
  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Implements change practices
  • Manage resources to make sure the schedule is on track
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
  • Lead meetings and set expectations for the project team
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate the impact to baseline
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
  • Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
  • 3+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client/business and documentation
  • 3+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with an understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Word with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
  • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
  • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross-functional environment
  • Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply for Job” button and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote job 2708.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 

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