Project Manager

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 07-24-2018
Project Manager
 
Business Summary
Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) is a leading global alternative asset manager focused on property, renewable energy, infrastructure and private equity, with over $285 billion of assets under management. 

Based in Toronto and New York, we have over a 100-year history as an owner and operator of real assets, offering a range of public and private investment products and services which leverage our expertise and experience. We have more than 700 investment professionals and 55,000 operating employees working in 30 countries around the world. Brookfield is publicly listed on the NYSE, TSX and Euronext Amsterdam.

The Technology Group and Human Resources Support Services are internal functions providing global operations and business supports across Brookfield Asset Management business segments.


Position Summary
The Project Manager will be reporting into the Portfolio Lead, Solutions and Delivery and will be responsible for project delivery activities for Brookfield clients to improve and extend services. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
  • Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
  • Execute the project according to the project plan
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders, including appropriate staff in the organization, on the progress of the project
  • Write reports on the project for management and for funders
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related discipline preferred
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in IT Project Management execution (experience in all/most knowledge areas: scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement, and integration management)
  • Process Improvement Methodology certification considered an asset
  • Vendor Management experience considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, Simple Accounting, Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); motivation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in data center technology initiatives Knowledge of Network technologies relating to WAN, LAN, VoIP and/or Video (Network Transformation – Intermediate PM)
  • Experience in business Merger and Acquisition activities from a technology perspective
  • Outcome/deliverable-focused orientation with a bias for action; disciplined scope, time, and cost management
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to train/mentor/coach non-project managers in the area of project management and governance
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in team environments; considering multiple points of view and managing conflicts
 
Brookfield welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
 
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