Project Manager (1 Yr Contract)

Delivery Toronto, ON Calgary, AB Montreal, QC


Description

Project Manager

The Project Manager partners with a diverse group of Talent & Leadership Development consultants to ensure projects are seamlessly delivered in a manner that meets client expectations. This role actively manages the entire lifecycle of multiple projects (Customized Leadership Development and Training Programs, Assessment, Succession Planning, Team Effectiveness and Coaching.) Committed to providing clients with a superior level of service, this role requires strong project coordination and leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), an ability to work independently and within a team, organization, attention to detail, proficiency in a variety of software applications, a positive attitude, responsiveness, initiative and a curiosity to learn and grow.

 

Reporting Relationships:

      Manager, Projects Team

Direct Reports:

      No direct reports

Major Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities

      Provides project management leadership across the entire project lifecycle (i.e., initiates new projects, develops project plans, liaises with clients and project consultants, manages and tracks project progress, oversees logistics, completes reporting etc.)

      Identifies, monitors and actively works to resolve project related risk, and document in practice risk registry.

      Manages multiple projects (ranging in size, scope and complexity) simultaneously

      Proactively organizes resources and thinks ahead on projects to anticipate future needs and/or potential challenges that may arise

      Offers a high standard of client service and professionalism as a primary point of contact for client information, updates, delivery, issue resolution and tracking

      Supports the development of professional materials and documents (i.e., proposals, client presentations, letters of engagement and project reports)

      Organizes, proofs and maintains confidential files and reports

      Confirms and sets up sales orders and processes invoices

      Frequently uses various software programs such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and related applications and tools (i.e., survey and assessment instrument software)

      Creates project documentation using standard project management tools

      Responds to incoming requests/inquiries, coordinates meetings, schedules and manages calendars and conducts follow-ups

      Makes recommendations on creating and implementing new processes

      Facilitates a variety of other project and practice enhancement related duties as required

 

Required Experience/Characteristics

      Self-starter with an interest in gaining an in-depth understanding of programs and services

      Comfortable during interactions with senior level clients and staff

      Superior written and verbal communication skills

      High level of proficiency with MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)

      Detail orientation with strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills

      Positive and energetic

      Recognizes and adapts to different stakeholder needs and expectations

      Identifies and prioritizes high importance requests both internally and with clients

      Persistence in overcoming obstacles

      Embraces change and is open and flexible to new ideas and approaches

      Bilingual (English/French) is an asset

      Post-secondary education

      Project management certification or working towards certification is an asset

      Minimum of 5-7 years of project coordination experience; preference for previous consulting/professional services experience

 

LHH

LHH helps companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce so they can accelerate results, with less risk.

As leaders in Talent and Leadership Development, Career Solutions and Executive, Interim and Mid-Level Search, we assist organizations in finding new talent and helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers and transition into new jobs.  We have the local expertise, global infrastructure and industry leading technology and analytics required to simplify the complexity associated with executing critical talent and workforce initiatives, reducing brand and operational risk.

Teams across Canada and around the world leverage our proven programs and global experience to deliver tailored solutions to clients that align talent with the needs of the business.

Talent & Leadership Development Practice

The Talent & Leadership Development practice at LHH helps organizations of all sizes and sectors to build leaders for today and the future. As thought leaders and recognized experts in leadership, the team brings both a depth of understanding and a record of success in working with organizations to create strong and sustainable leadership capacity. Core capabilities include Leadership Coaching, Custom Leadership Development, Change Management, Learning Programs, Team Effectiveness and Succession & Assessment.

There has never been a more exciting time to join the Talent & Leadership Development Practice at LHH. The Practice has grown to become Canada’s preeminent leadership consulting team with best-in-class programs and practices, and a reputation for excellence in service delivery. Building on the Talent & Leadership Development Practice’s already strong market positioning, the focus now is on driving thought leadership, innovative approaches and award-winning programs both in Canada and across a truly global platform.