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Project Director, IT

Kieran, 5900 Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Req #234
Friday, July 24, 2020
Founded in 1957, Joseph Ribkoff is an iconic designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel which is designed, sewn and produced in Canada and sold to 64 international markets. They are headquartered in Montreal where 400 of their 500 employees are based.  The Montreal location includes the corporate offices, production and warehouse facilities. 

OBJECTIVE: 


The IT Project Director is responsible for delivering projects of all sizes, meeting IT customer needs across all business lines in the organization. He/she works together with internal customers, IT team experts, suppliers and IT partners. He/she is also responsible for all project-related communications, budgets, and governance.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure planning and control of IT projects
  • Develop an implementation plan and a schedule for every project
  • Organize and supervise activity progress as well as all resources assigned to projects
  • Carefully monitor project schedule, costs and content
  • Communicate activity progress and liaise with internal teams, the outsourcing partner and customers
  • Manage project completion through delivery and ensure their governance
  • Provide regular project status reports
  • Establish and implement project management standards, and ensure close follow-up
  • Set up progress monitoring committees and follow up on their performance
  • Control and validate the partners’ operational processes and the quality of the work being conducted
  • Act as leader and promoter of change in a changing environment


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • University degree in computer science or similar subject area
  • Certificate in project management or successfully completed recognized project management program (PMP), considered an asset
  • 7 to 10 years’ experience as project leader, including 1 to 2 years’ experience in ERP implementation
  • Experience in the manufacturing and distribution sector
  • Strong capabilities for verbal and written communications (English and French)
  • Exceptional management, scheduling, organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to deliver information and facilitate communication between levels within the organization and the outsourcing partner
  • Advanced knowledge of joint project management and collaborative tools (MS Office, MS Project, Sharepoint)
  • Ability to perform numerous tasks simultaneously
  • Capacity to carry out complex projects in a fast-paced environment 



Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Kieran, 5900 Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada