IT Project Manager

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/11/2021 1:04 PM)
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Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.


To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


The Role


WildBrain is looking for an IT Project Manager to join our IT department! Reporting to the Senior IT Portfolio Manager, you will be responsible for project management, planning, forecasting and budgeting for assigned projects within Corporate IT. In addition, they are responsible for assisting with development and implementation of our Corporate IT project management policies and procedures.


What You’ll Do:


  • Provide project management for assigned projects across the following areas:
    • Implementation and rollout of SaaS solutions
    • Software and applications development
    • Business analytics and data management
    • Web properties
    • Miscellaneous Corporate IT projects, as required
  • Project management duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Utilising the Corporate IT project management framework as it’s developed
    • Create and maintain comprehensive work-back schedules
    • Determine required resources and budget to successfully complete any given project
    • Work closely with the project team, including internal and external stakeholders, to ensure timelines are adhered to and to manage scope creep
    • Provide regular reporting and stakeholder communication
    • Attend internal and external client meetings to recommend solutions and mitigate risk and scope changes
    • Hold regular project team status meetings to ensure all project milestones are on track
    • Maintain all project documentation, in accordance with the department’s standard processes
    • Provide regular reporting to the Senior IT Portfolio Manager


What You’ll Bring:

  • 4-6 years of IT project management experience, media industry experience an asset
  • Experience working on technology projects and large SaaS solution implementations
  • Solid grasp of key business and technology disciplines including Strategy, Governance, Business Analysis, Project Management and QA, Dev Ops, SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • PRINCE2 or PMP certification
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Adept at financial planning (forecasting, budgeting and budget control)
  • Highly-organized and motivated with strong attention to detail and strong time management skills
  • Good team player able to handle conflict in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with process improvements
  • Proficient in Microsoft O365 products, Smartsheet and/or other project management tools


What We Offer:


Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!


WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


About WildBrain


At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Please visit us at wildbrain.com.


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