At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.
Join the momentum. We are seeking a Senior Project Manager for our growing Technology Solutions team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability. Specifically, our recognized Technology Consulting team works with clients to translate technology issues and opportunities into meaningful results that meet organizational needs.
Manage the organization of key client projects; ensure projects are delivered on-time and within budget and scope
Manage the assigned budget, ensure regular reporting on budget burn down
Perform risk management to minimize project risks, including identifying, documenting, evaluating, mitigating and managing, and appropriately communicating risks and issues.
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure a flawless execution of projects
Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders; ensure technical feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and cost
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Monitor project timelines against targets and adjust where necessary; advise management of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies, where applicable
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Establish and maintain relationships with their parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functions
Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches in order to improve work processes
Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferably in computer science or engineering
Completion of additional certifications (e.g. PMP, PRINCE II) is considered an asset
Minimum of 9 years of proven project management experience in software delivery
Solid technical background with understanding, or hands-on experience, in software development and web technologies
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Background in business, management, budgeting and analysis
Thrive when planning projects and working with project teams
Some travel may be required
Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics
Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)
Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clients
Forward Thinking – anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingencies
Agility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role
Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
Influencing Others – gains team members’ support for ideas, proposals, projects and solutions
More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. You’ll be empowered to share your ideas, take on new challenges and advance your career.
Join a diverse firm committed to maintaining its unique culture and fostering a balanced lifestyle. MNP offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside the office! You can expect: generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored FUN social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, client and team member referral bonuses, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work-life flexibility, exclusive access to a variety of perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more!