IT Project Manager

IT Mississauga, Ontario


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Now Hiring

PROJECT MANAGER, IT

 

At Canada Cartage we work with intelligent and focused leaders who are driven to create an outstanding customer experience in partnership with Canadian leading brands. Canada Cartage is deep rooted in family values with an entrepreneurial culture where ideas are welcomed, growth is fostered and high performance is championed. A recognized thought leader and founded in 1914, Canada Cartage dominates the industry by delivering innovative fleet solutions.

We are currently looking to add a full-time IT Project Manager to our team. Someone who is equally passionate about serving the community and achieving operational success alongside our dedicated and loyal employees.

Located Mississauga and reporting to the VP, Applications & Strategic Initiatives, the IT Project Manager will lead key projects for Canada Cartage that have a strong technology component. This will consist initially of a large multi-year transformational project that will benefit from an experienced Project Manager who can apply the rigor necessary to keep it on track. The responsibilities will evolve to include other projects where technology plays a prominent role. We are always growing, always innovating and looking at leveraging technology to bring value. We are looking for someone who shares that same passion and would grow with us.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary:

  • Manage the clear definition of scope, deliverables, success criteria and work breakdown structures for projects with all levels of team members and stakeholders.
  • Proactively develop, direct and monitor the progress on a project by managing the plan and resources.
  • Manage changes to scope associated with the project in a timely and suitable manner. Group changes into releases and manage expectations of stakeholders. Ensure the impacts of a change are understood.
  • Ensure the proper project team is built, staffing levels are maintained matching the needs of the project, members are setup for success and held accountable for delivery.
  • Create and execute on an effective communications plan.
  • Develop metrics to measure project performance and success during and after the rollout.
  • Leverage subject matter expertise to implement tools/templates/techniques necessary for consistency in the delivery of project deliverables where they don’t already exist.
  • May lead and guide the work of personnel on the project.
  • Build strong business relationships with key stakeholders to ensure project success and management of expectations.
  • Develop subject matter expertise in the business domain they are operating in and the systems/solutions they are supporting.

Secondary:

  • Use process mapping skills to clearly document business processes or project processes.
  • Use analytical skills and knowledge of systems and processes to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources (as sampled above), reconcile conflicts, identify gaps, perform root cause analysis, suggest improvements and arrive at value driven solutions.
  • May coach or assist with preparing training documentation/SOPs and train both users and other trainers on system use.

 

 CORE COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS

Must haves:

  • 4 or more years of experience managing complex projects.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn and understand new technologies and skills.
  • Someone who relishes autonomy and can self-initiate to cut through ambiguity.
  • Active person who shows initiative and is motivated by the next challenge.
  • Comfortable wearing multiple hats and working in a very ‘team first’ environment.
  • Experience working within Transportation and Logistics or related industries that have overlap.
  • Technically competent with the Microsoft Office suite of products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check

Nice to have’s:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) training
  • Prior work experience as a Business, Systems or Applications Analyst
  • Formal training in process analysis & improvement
  • Exposure to driver facing mobile technology.
  • Logistics industry certifications
  • IT industry certifications
  • Completion of Post-secondary degree preferably with an analytical specialization.
  • Experience using Jira or other work management tools

Scope:

  • Weekend and afterhours work could be required based on type of project activity or phase.
  • Some travel may be required depending on the type of project.

 

Why work for Canada Cartage?

Our Team

We are a family-oriented company with competitive benefits, including extended health and dental, RRSP and Company-Matching pension plans; discounted hotels, car rentals, entertainment, gym memberships, phone plans, electronics, to name a few of the perks; a cohesive team and a positive, hard-working atmosphere. We have fun events throughout the year, like truck rodeos, summer barbeques and driver-appreciation week that regularly bring us together. It’s important to give back to the communities in which we operate, so we volunteer with and donate to local charities.

We also have Company wide recognition initiatives designed to recognize drivers and staff when they demonstrate outstanding customer service, teamwork and our core values.

Why do we have one of the lowest driver turn-over rates in Canada?  A team environment, short-haul regular routes and great benefits. Come work with us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpMA1riOzPI 

 

Recognized leader in the industry:

Canada Cartage has been recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022. This is the sixth straight year that Canada Cartage has been included on this list. https://www.forbes.com/companies/canada-cartage/?list=canada-best-employers&sh=7841454553d8

The Canada’s Best Employers 2022 title, along with our 6th year of being recognized by Trucking HR as one of Canada’s “Top Fleet Employers” serves to reinforce Canada Cartage’s reputation as an employer of high quality.

We’re growing! We have also been ranked in the top 10 of Today’s Trucking top 100 ranking of Canada’s largest for-hire truck fleets for 2022. https://hubs.la/Q017bTLd0

Celebrating 100 years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3S-CtHQhVY 

 

Our Values

Integrity: We conduct our business with honour, honest and ethics with our people, the environment and legal matters. We believe I being transparent and trustworthy, respecting the traditional “handshake” value system and earning our way in.

Humanity: We are a family minded organization, caring for people and treating them with dignity, decency and respect, be it employees, customers, suppliers or our partners. Open door policy and dealings is our way.

Accountability: Accountability and accessibility to our staff, customers and our customers’ customers is of utmost importance to us. We enable a high level of two way communication, providing access to people who wil deal with issues ad have the willingness to resolve things.  We will be relied on and held accountable for our results and our long term commitments.

Collaboration: We understand that results are the product of a team effort. As part of our process, we ensure collaboration with all our staff at all levels in all roles across departmental lines. With our customers, we use a collaborative style approach, sharing ownership to ensure a successful operation.

Dedication: Our organization is employee and customer-driven. We encourage an environment of conscientious effort and earnestness, hiring problem solvers who are responsive and have a "can-do" attitude to get the job done.

Leadership: Personal leadership to us means being competent, taking ownership, demonstrating initiative, and having a voice. Corporate leadership to us means being leaders in the market, continuous improvement and innovation, and empowering those around you. https://jobs.jobvite.com/canadacartage

 

Come work with an industry leader!

 

We would like to thank all those expressing an interest in this position; however only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Committed to employment equity, Canada Cartage Systems LP encourages applications from Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and women. 

 


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