Project Manager - Mat-Leave Contract in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

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Please Note: If you are a current Spin Master employee with access to Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Are you looking to further your career with an industry 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; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

Job Description:

The Job:

Reporting to the PMO Manager, the primary responsibility of this role is to drive effective project delivery across the global IT portfolio. This is a 14-month contract and a highly visible role interfacing with senior executives from across the business. The role is responsible for framing of complex initiatives, driving PMO processes and policies and maintaining a high level of Project Management professionalism.

What we can expect from you:

  • Responsible for managing identified projects across all areas of IT and the business, including Acquisitions, Facilities, IT Infrastructure and Operations
  • Deliver assigned projects on time and on budget
  • Ensure all project artifacts are completed and aligned across project stakeholders while maintaining PMO standards
  • Provide regular visibility to project status on a standard cadence through status reporting and project reviews
  • Assist in the establishment and monitoring of KPIs and project success factors
  • Assists in the development of business cases and project charters
  • Improve and maintain an effective communications plan to ensure frequent, accurate, and timely stakeholder management

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Proven track record of delivering projects within established project constraints
  • Executive-level consultation and thought leadership
  • Demonstrated skills in presentation and negotiation
  • Ability to effectively interface with technical teams as well as business teams and executives, both in person and remotely
  • Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a highly demanding business and IT environment
  • Skills include strong business acumen, future thinking, strategic, accountable, collaborative, proactive

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Project Manager
  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • PMP Certification
  • University Computer Science or Business Commerce degree or equivalent experience
  • SAP experience, S4/Hana preferred
  • 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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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.