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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3058

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Dec 30, 2020

IT Project Manager

Job Description


Reporting to the Manager of IT Program Management, the IT Project Manager role will leverage the ATS IT PMO Methodology in order to effectively and consistently lead IT Projects assigned to them from initial inception (Project Charter) to final operations handover. The incumbent for this role is responsible for driving the methodology for all IT Projects they lead and ensuring that all project team members adhere to the discipline. In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for not only leading key IT Projects but also for mentoring, guiding and supporting IT team members delivering smaller projects.


• Under general direction, responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects.
• The IT PM will lead assigned IT Projects following the ATS IT PMO Methodology from Charter creation through Project execution and final Project closure
• Focus on three Key Performance Indicators for all projects they lead: On-time Delivery, On-Budget and Stakeholder Satisfaction that the requirements were all met
• Takes projects from original concept through final implementation.
• Helps define project scope and objectives.
• Works with the Project Team to develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports (using standard IT PMO approved templates).
• Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
• Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
• Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
• Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team.
• Collaborates with Data Privacy Officers and German Workers Councils, as required, on related project and system needs.
• Works with the Project Team to collect and organize all documents (technical, financial, etc.) for the project and makes sure the document package is complete at the close of the project
• Collaborate with consultants and implementation partners on applicable project tasks and related deliverables
• Escalates issues and risks that may threaten project budgets, schedules and the quality of project deliverables
• Assist with the preparation and delivery of project status updates with an emphasis on key programs and projects


• Experience with the successful delivery of large (Enterprise/Global initiatives), medium and small IT Projects in the role of Project Manager
• Exposure, knowledge and experience with current IT Infrastructure Technology, Enterprise Software Solutions (ERP, CRM, HRIS, PLM, PMO) and Cyber Security Technology would all be assets
• Experience with project management software (e.g. Project Scheduling Tools, Resource Planning and Risk Registers) and Microsoft Office in general
• A thorough understanding of IT Project Management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile is required.
•  Knowledge of Global Data Privacy and Protection regulations and experience implementing systems that comply with the regulations.
• Experience working with German Workers Councils would be a definite asset.  



Additional Information


• Bi-lingual, preferably German, would be a definitive asset
• Solid leadership skills
• Well organized
• Comfortable speaking with and presenting to Executives and Senior Leadership.
• Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
• Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
• Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
• Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
• Highly self-motivated and directed.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
• Able to exercise independent judgment and take action


• Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines.
• Occasional work-related travel.
• Sitting for extended periods.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard or mouse, and to handle other computer components.
• Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.


• University degree or college diploma in computer science, engineering or business
• Certification such as PMP is a definite assets


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