Project Manager

Date: Jan 5, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4W 1G9

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

We are looking for a strong leader to join the new Media PMO within the Rogers Sports & Media Strategy, Data & Partnerships team as Project Manager.  In this role, you will be responsible for delivering project management excellence on key strategic initiatives through disciplined execution.  The breadth and complexity of these projects cannot be understated.  The successful candidate should be able to oversee the impacts, interdependencies and timelines between functional teams and work to ensure project initiatives meet the goals and objectives set forth by the senior and executive leadership teams.

What you will do:

  • Manage all aspects of the project including project scoping, resource assignment, project plan development, budget management, project tracking, monitoring and reporting through the application of proven project management principles and methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain all project documentation (Project Plan, Issue and Action Logs, Risk Management, Communication Plan, Status Reports, Post Implementation Reviews, etc.).
  • Identify benefits expected from initiatives and conduct post implementation reviews to report on and track results.
  • Pull together resources effectively to implement projects. Orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish objectives.
  • Use critical thinking skills to anticipate and manage potential risks that will arise. Communicate these to the stakeholders on a regular basis and ensure decisions are made quickly and effectively.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of templates, procedures and processes as part of the continuous development of the Strategy, Data & Partnerships team.

What you will bring:

  • Experience in project management, preferably in projects associated with the deployment or implementation of in a media/broadcast company.
  • Experience in managing a group of simultaneous initiatives.
  • Completely conversant in Microsoft Project and other MS Office tools.  
  • JIRA (Atlassian suite of products) knowledge/expertise an asset.
  • Knowledge and consistent application of proven industry standard Project Management approaches.
  • High level of energy and strong passion to lead team members to successful completion of projects and to ensure the delivery of a positive customer experience.
  • Creativity, flexibility and an ability to manage time and reset priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Superior skill set including: analytical thinking and problem solving, coaching and leadership, presentation and facilitation, negotiation and relationship building and proficient probing, listening and positioning skills.

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 
  • Flexibility to work from home even after the pandemic ends 
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.) 
  • As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently
 
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (012), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Digital
Requisition ID: 213738
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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