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SAP PMO Manager in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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SAP PMO Manager – Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

Reporting to the VP, Global Project Management Office, the primary responsibility of this role is to drive a strategic project methodology for the global PMO portfolio, as well as effective project delivery along with project prioritization and portfolio management. This is a highly visible role interfacing with senior executives across the business. The role is responsible for framing of complex initiatives, prioritizing and steering all projects in the portfolio, driving PMO process and policy, and directing project management staff to drive continuous improvements in the global PMO. 

What we can expect from you:

  • Responsible for establishing, standardizing, and leading project management practices for multiple programs, across all areas of IT and the business, including Acquisition Integrations, facilities, IT Infrastructure, Finance, Operations and business applications.
  • Collaborate with senior executives in the business to prioritize projects based on company objectives in a dynamic and fast-paced business environment.
  • Lead a team of Project Managers
  • Plan, implement and continuously improve project management best practices to streamline project processes and procedures and maximize operational effectiveness
  • Manage a team of project managers. Provide organization with leadership, direction, and coaching to achieve work objectives and improve performance and skills
  • Provide regular visibility to project status (key decisions, dependencies, issues, risks, metrics) on a standard cadence through status reporting and project reviews
  • Establish and monitor KPIs to inform decisions that maximize returns across projects.
  • Develops business cases and project charters
  • Improve and maintain an effective communications plan to ensure frequent, accurate, and timely communication to all stakeholders
  • Proactive and dynamic leader who can take the PMO to the next level
  • Willing to roll their sleeves and manage projects as needed

Job Requirements

You should apply if you have the following:

  • SAP S/4 HANA Experience preferred
  • At least 3 years of SAP project management experience
  • A University Computer Science or Business Commerce degree or equivalent experience
  • PMP Certification is a must.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Project management office leader
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a project manager
  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in consumer products or manufacturing industry is a plus


What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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