Pay Rate: $60
Location: Toronto ON
Job Type: Contract

Title: Program Manager

Location: Downtown Toronto

Contract: 12-months with a high possibility for extension

IFG is looking for a Program Manager to support a Financial Institution client in Downtown Toronto

Position Summary: The Program Manager will be responsibility for leading the global end-to-end Procurement system implementation team. This will be a organizational wide project impacting users across the globe. A successful candidate will have demonstrated proven expertise in executing and managing multiple level projects. Experience with the implementation of Procurement systems is highly preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

The core responsibilities of the Program Manager will involve:

  • Act as the key point of contact between senior leadership teams and the software partner
  • Oversee the projects team and manage multiple levels of projects simultaneously
  • Develop a high quality communications channel between end users and the project team
  • Develop and gather information pertaining to project scope, time, cost, risk, and quality. Finding the optimal balance between them.
  • Conduct regular meetings, workshops, system testings, and training sessions for all related parties.
  • As this is a global initiative, some travel outside of North America may be required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; MBA is preferred
  • At least 5+ years of subject matter expertise with procurement and systems implementation
  • 3+ years of Supervising large scale projects, as well as coordinating staff tasks and schedules
  • Strong Project management experience; Experience overseeing multiple projects is an asset
  • Experience acting as a consultant for the implementation of procurement systems, as well as performing process review to generate ideas for process improvement
  • PMP Certification is strongly desired
  • Previous experience working within Financial Services, specifically Procurement System Implementation is a strong asset

For consideration, please email your resume to matthewlam@ifgpr.com with "Program Manager" in the subject line.

*Please note we are happy to receive all applications, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for this opportunity