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Company Name: Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd.
Location: Breslau, ON
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Finance
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Project Management Lead - Job Description


Reporting directly to the V.P. Finance, you will be managing strategic, company-wide programs that are sponsored by executive stakeholder(s). It will be your job to take on a project management leadership role in executing programs and projects that deliver against organizational key goals. You will collaborate to influence and champion change which drives new ways of doing business and provide operational efficiency. Concurrently, there are the never-ending challenges to create cross-functional processes and best practices for program management while manifesting a positive and pro-active environment for all stakeholders. We are looking for an individual who has strong leadership, excellent communication, and hands-on project/program management skills, as well as proficiency in motivating and leading others through vision and strategic positioning.


WHY WORK FOR CONESTOGA

  • Growing company with opportunity to grow with team and department
  • Stable full-time hours; no rotating shifts
  • Employee referral bonus program (minimum $300 per hire)
  • Competitive benefits package for you and your family at 3 months of service
  • Pension plan and company matching at 1 year of service
  • Floater day given on top of vacation days
  • Diverse workforce; translation of communication materials into 8 languages
  • Discounts on quality pork products
  • Employee assistance program (financial assistance, mental health resources)
  • Social Committee events (food trucks, gifts, games)
  • BBQ's and wellness programs
  • On-site training and company provided equipment
  • Employee scholarship program and English courses

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project lead large scale, cross-functional projects from original concept to final implementation.
  • Interact with all areas of the business to ensure projects are completed to meet objectives
  • Communicate overall status, issues, risks and outcomes to the Executive Sponsor, Business Owner(s) and Key Stakeholders.
  • Responsible for assembling the required teams, identifying required resources, assigning tasks and developing a schedule in collaboration with functional areas to ensure the timely completion of the project
  • Maintain an objective, fact-based perspective and encourage teams to display transparency on status and to proactively recommend opportunities for improvement.
  • Manages issues, risks, and project change requests to ensure achievement of the project outcomes and benefits.
  • Provide project/program management expertise and mentorship to other areas of the organization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Project management methodologies - PMP certification required
  • 8-10 years' experience
  • High aptitude in successfully leading and managing multiple projects/programs simultaneously.
  • Strong background and experience working in a stakeholder-oriented environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and time management.
  • Superior problem solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to make recommendations to management and influence business decisions.
  • Well versed in the use of Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, etc.
  • Goal-oriented, positive, self-starter, with strong analytical skills.
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment Business operations knowledge.

Key Competencies

Leading Change

  • Openly shares ideas or suggestions on how to make things better (i.e., through people, products, or processes)
  • Shows openness to others' viewpoints
  • Displays disciplined and rational thinking when it comes to assessing the current business operations (e.g., the status quo)

Achieving Results Together

  • Gets to know other team members with ease
  • Leveraging resources both within and across teams to achieve optimal results

Communicating with Clarity

  • Drive clarity and openness, keeping employees and management up to date and provide information needed to meet project objectives

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those invited to participate in our recruitment process will be contacted.


Conestoga Meats welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


About the Company

Conestoga Meat Packers is a leading processor of premium quality, fresh pork. Based in Breslau, ON, we have been supplying the market with wholesome, delicious pork since 1982. Our company is owned and supplied by a co-operative of Southern Ontario farmers who got into the business because they wanted to supply the Canadian market with the same pork their own families were enjoying. To this day we still pride ourselves on farm fresh pork; By families. For families






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