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This position will play a key role in the design, development, maintenance, and administration of cloud-based procurement software and supporting material master initiatives. Primary point-of-contact for vendor project teams and communicates requirements to internal and external IT resources. The Project Lead will be responsible for participating in work sessions to discuss and document requirements for proposed solutions. The role includes responsibilities related to requirements gathering, designing of data model revisions, documenting technical specifications, developing, testing and implementing the solution. Ensures that system improvements are successfully deployed and provides production support for newly implemented or existing applications.
This individual will possess excellent business acumen, as well as proven experience in successfully driving projects and delivering significant business impact. The Project Leader will collaborate closely with other IT departments and system owners, as well as clients and business owners. Excellent leadership, communication and relationship skills and analytical capabilities are key to the success of this role.
DESIRED CANDIDATE PROFILE / EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will have the following professional experience and skills
Requires 3 (or more) years of data analytical experience in an IT, field or functional capacity.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university ideally with a concentration in IT or (related discipline / equivalent work experience); an advanced degree is desirable, but not required.
The Project Leader must be self-confident but also have the ability to network and influence behaviours/actions through listening, persuasion and diplomacy. She/he should have well developed management and people skills, as well as strong analytical and reasoning skills. The successful placement must have a strong sense of commitment to the company and the position, and be enthusiastic about the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to its continued growth.