Putting people first, every day
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, our professionals provide exceptional service, helping clients with advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an award-winning environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
Our National office is looking for a Project Manager to join the IT team. Reporting to the Manager, Project Management Office (PMO), the Project Manager will own the following responsibilities:
Liaise with business units, firm internal functions and IT teams in the delivery, quality
management, and successful execution of assigned business and/or technology projects
Develop and maintain relationships with key business partners and other stakeholders, both internally and externally, ensuring business and technical objectives are met
Under some direction, plans, direct and coordinate activities of low to medium level of complexity projects to ensure that they meet the approved timeframe, scope, quality, and budget expectations
Adhere to BDO project management standards while managing budgets, risk, project communications, project resource forecasting (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
Work with project sponsor to effectively transition projects from an idea through to development and implementation, ensuring that all project objectives and goals are clearly understood and met
Engage Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and project stakeholders in a timely and efficient manner, managing their involvement and expectations
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
Establish, develop, and maintain effective communications and relationships with key business partners and sponsors, both internally and externally
Understand all phases of the software development life cycle and various techniques to lead, create and motivate a high value project team consisted of various business and IT stakeholders
Work with appropriate business and IT stakeholders in finalizing project deliverables and milestones, and lead and manage the team towards achieving those milestones
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
University Degree or College Diploma in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Business Administration or equivalent work experience with Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
3+ years of direct work experience in a Project Management role with emphasis on working with IT system and infrastructure (Cloud Computing, Server Administration, Networking, Telephony), architecture, web development, IT Security, Big data, and cloud technologies
3+ years of direct work experience in a Project Management capacity managing medium to large projects with an emphasis on IT facilities including office mergers, moves, new builds and/or renovations
Direct work experience in a Project Management capacity managing medium to large projects with an emphasis on designing, building, installing, configuring, and supporting multi-terabyte data warehouses and analytics platform an asset
Knowledge and experience working with telecommunication companies, construction
engineers, facility teams, site supervisors, engineering companies
Working knowledge and experience with Portfolio, Program and Project Management
Lifecycle (PMLC), System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Iterative), Project Management and Business Analysis best practices and Business Analysis tools, activities, and methodologies
Working knowledge and experience in MS suite of products (Word, Excel, Visio, Project, SharePoint, Team Foundation Server/Azure Dev Ops, Visual Studio, Power BI), Project Portfolio Management tools (MS Project Online) and Test Management tools (JIRA)
High-level understanding of data-related technologies, i.e., databases, SQL, ETL processing, industry- standard analytics tools, etc. Experience with big data tools and concepts such as Azure Data Lake, Azure Synapse, Data Bricks, Data Factory, Apache Spark, Hadoop, Power BI an asset
Experience in interactive project development and managing change management processes
Strong facilitation, presentation, and training skills with the ability to convey complex ideas verbally and written to both business and technical staff
Excellent analytical, time management skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously with tight deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and in a team environment
Self-development skills to keep up to date with fast-changing trends
Experience working in professional services and/or service delivery an asset
Our people-first approach to talent has earned us a spot among Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 . This recognition is a milestone we're thrilled to add to our collection of awards for both experienced and student talent experiences.
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
We enable you to engage with how we change and evolve, being a key contributor to the success and growth of BDO in Canada.
We help you become a better professional within our services, industries, and markets with extensive opportunities for learning and development.
We support your achievement of personal goals outside of the office and making an impact on your community.
Giving back 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 a market leading personal time off policy. 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 .
Flexibility: All BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client site, and virtually unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place.
Our model is a blended approach designed to support the flexible needs of our people, the firm and our clients. It's about creating work experiences that meet everyone's needs and providing flexibility to adjust when, where and how we work to meet the expectations of our role.
Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click "Apply now" to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.
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