Coordinator, IT Projects

Mississauga, ON

The Coordinator, IT Projects is accountable to the Manager, Service Management and is responsible for managing the development and/or deployment of business solutions and infrastructure projects that support the core IT strategic plan.  The Coordinator, IT Projects also acts as the liaison between the IT department and the business to ensure availability and appropriate deployment of IT resources as required for projects initiated and sponsored by IT or other departments within the company.

The Coordinator, IT Projects must plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Coordinator also codifies the project’s objectives and oversees quality control throughout its life cycle. The Coordinator, IT Projects might be required to travel infrequently.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Strategy & Planning
    Codifies the project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear Liaises with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis. Sets and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders. Plans and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools. Tracks project milestones and deliverables. Determines the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas. Codifies project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle. Conducts project post postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements. Applies industry best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  2. Acquisition & Deployment
    Estimates the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Drafts and submits budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary. Where required, negotiates with other department heads for the acquisition of required personnel from within the IT group. Determines and assesses the need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recommendations during the project cycle.
  3. Operational Control
    Direct and manage project activities from beginning to end. Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents. Assign tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel. Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team. Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path. Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans. Supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work. Develop any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

Any other job related duties and/or projects that may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business Administration, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with infrastructure, networks and network segmentation
  • Strong knowledge of the Office 365 platform, Microsoft Teams, Azure and Cloud based technologies
  • Virtualization – Hypervisor infrastructure
  • Security – Firewalls and perimeter security, endpoint security, SAML, Multi-Factor Authentication, and Microsoft ADFS
  • Strong ability to create reports and presentations
  • Formal training in project management and certification as Project Management Associate (PMA) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Minimum of 2 years of previous experience in managing multiple IT projects
  • Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of Project Management software tools including MS Project

   Core Competencies

  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Good analytical and critical review skills
  • Systematic thinking
  • Adaptability to effectively deal with continually changing circumstances and priorities
  • Ability to self-confidently and professionally deal with employees at all levels of the organization.

Additional Requirements

  • Prior experience within the real estate industry is an advantage.
  • Prior experience in handling IT infrastructure projects or initiatives is an advantage.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Morguard does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Morguard will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and advanced solicited services from a Morguard employee, Morguard explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at careers@morguard.com or (905) 281-3800.  

 

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At Morguard, our employees are the company’s greatest investment. We make people our priority and strive to create a culture of respect, inclusion, health and safety, and equal opportunity to support employees to meet their goals. Our team is made up of re​al estate and investment professionals with deep knowledge of the industry, who are passionate about what they do and who want to be the best in the business. Morguard and its employees take great pride in being recognized for three consecutive years as one of Canada’s Safest Employers in the Retail and Services Category. When you join Morguard, you join a strong and committed team. To become a valued employee at Morguard, please review our Current Opportunities. 

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