Job Description

Job ID 504
Title Junior PM / Project Advisor
Job Type Fulltime
Posted On July 20, 2020
Location Toronto, ON
Experience Not Applicable
Positions 1

  • Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of small to medium-scale projects with low/medium risk and complexity

  • Concurrently manages 1-3 IT projects and ensures customer satisfaction and solution acceptance by consistently applying project management discipline

  • Manage all aspects of projects through the project lifecycle, including project scope, schedule, resources, quality, costs and change

  • Work closely with IT business partners to ensure delivery of projects meet the approved scope/cost/schedule/quality for the project

  • Develop project plans; determine resource requirements and project deliverables; monitor project phases; and prioritize issues and assignments for project team

  • Performs risk identification and mitigation activities, escalating unresolved issues to the Project team and business partners and where applicable to the Executive and/or Steering Committee to secure their timely decisions/support

  • Provides effective and timely communication including status reporting, continual risk/issue assessment/management and escalation, and resolution of issues as they arise

  • Facilitates project governance and project gating for projects

  • Develop strong and effective working relationships with key areas within the company to ensure initiatives are successfully communicated and managed

  • Conduct communications with a high level of interpersonal and negotiation skills to build effective long-term relationships

  • Creates a positive work environment and ensures optimal individual and team performance by clearly identifying and getting agreement on project objectives, providing recognition and feedback, and motivating project team members

  • Supports the consolidation of project information for project summary review and analysis. Provides project planning support for project gating.   Gathers information and provides project management metrics on IT projects

Why Mentor Tech Source?

Mentor Tech Source is the result of 25 plus years of extensive experience in providing Hybrid Model Staffing and Engineering Services in the ever evolving Software Economy.

  • We have a unique hybrid contingent staffing service composed of domestic and international sourcing
  • We have a 24/7 recruitment cycle due to the fact that Mentor has offices in many different time zones
  • We work day and night to provide our consultants and employees with best working environment


  • Post-secondary education or University degree in one of following: Computer Science/Business Administration/Commerce/Engineering

  • 3-5 years of project management experience

  • Demonstrated success and a proven track record in managing multiple projects or delivering small to medium-scale projects (<$500K, 3 - 9 months with low/medium risk and low/medium complexity)

  • Project Management Certification is an asset

  • Experienced in managing projects with 5 to 10 team members

  • Experienced in managing project deliverables of at least 1 third party vendor

  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Expertise in conflict/problem resolution

  • Excellent project analysis, planning skills, project management skills

  • Change management skills

  • Strong customer focused orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to influence all levels of management and people across divisions to accomplish project objectives