Overview

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The Opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Vice:President Information Technology, the Manager of the Project Management Office (PMO) will be responsible for establishing a formal PMO at Pollard Banknote. The PMO will manage a multitude of projects related to our Manufacturing, Engineering, and Information Technology areas from inception to completion. The Manager will guide the PMO governance meetings, tracking cross functional projects, flagging issues and highlighting project prioritization.

As an experienced project management professional and leader, the incumbent will actively manage a portfolio of projects, while providing mentorship and advice to PM professionals and will build on a solid reputation of project delivery, professional development and continuous improvement of PMO practices, standards and deliverables.

Key Responsibilities

:Lead the creation, evolution and maturation of the PMO ensuring best practices and standards are established and upheld
:Oversee all aspects of project delivery including scope, risk, changes, issues, scheduling, cost, quality and communication
:Effective oversight of multiple concurrent projects from inception to completion, involving senior business customers, IT Services and vendors
:Provide guidance and leadership to the Project Management methodology and Solution Delivery Lifecycle
:Assist and mentor project management professionals, as needed, to successfully deliver assigned projects
:Provide positive and effective leadership to the team by encouraging employee recognition, career growth and development and a respectful work environment
:Full people management responsibilities including staffing, performance reviews, career development planning and employee relations
Qualifications

:Post:secondary education in Computer Science combined with project management, (e.g. PMP designation) and active participation in the Project Management Institute, will be considered assets
:Experience as a senior project manager with proven program management experience in an environment characterized by business initiatives, manufacturing and/or engineering projects, system integration, packaged solution implementations, infrastructure deployment and custom software development projects
:Proficiency in the use of project management tools, industry best practices and processes (e.g. Microsoft Project, PMBOK, Prince2)
:Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively coach and mentor
:Demonstrated track record of delivering large/complex solutions on:time and on:budget that meet stakeholders quality expectations
:Experience creating and delivering polished presentations on complex issues to senior executives
:Well:developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to build effective relationships with sponsors and key project stakeholders and influence without direct authority
:Superior verbal and written communication skills
:Effective time management skills with the ability to thrive in a high demand, fast:paced environment
:Strong analytical and problem:solving skills with a keen attention to detail
:Experience in business process analysis and re:engineering
:SharePoint administration experience is an asset
:Periodic travel may be required to kick off projects with remote teams, conduct site visits or run workshops
Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team:oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé.

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.
Company Description:/h3:
Pollard Banknote Limited is a leading lottery partner, providing high quality instant ticket products, licenced games, and


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