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Project Manager

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1909-12694

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-31

Horizon Recruitment Inc. has partnered with a large public sector organization to identify a Project Manager to work within the Supply Chain department on a major change management initiative. This role requires a candidate with strong project management experience and someone able to manage a portfolio of projects. You will manage extensive communications with internal and external customers in a very high volume and complex environment. The portfolio will consist of a wide variety of process improvement and vendor engagement projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer and lead all aspects of project operations including weekly management reporting, project budgets and controls.
  • Develop project charter, plans and objectives to ensure the success of each project.
  • Advise and guide internal stakeholders on project barriers and make recommendations to enhance efficiency and mitigate risks.
  • Quickly assimilate market and supply chain knowledge related to complex procurement and supply chain issues.
  • Operate as an internal focal point for project activities generating and maintaining internal stakeholder approval and buy-in.
  • Providing project support and guidance to project staff as appropriate.
  • Support Project Director as required and directed.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working as a Project Manager or Senior Project Coordinator within a large and complex organization.
  • Significant experience managing corporate change management projects
  • Good academic record with a Degree in a relevant discipline (Business, Health Services, Medical field).
  • Postgrad qualifications such as PMP, Prince 2 or a MBA are considered an asset.
  • Must have a pragmatic and diplomatic approach to managing people through change management and projects.
  • Ability to work effectively and cheerfully under pressure.

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered***

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.