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Project Manager in Winnipeg at NYGÅRD

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nygård International, Canada’s leading fashion company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel, is seeking a qualified/motivated individual to join our Information Technology Team. If your  career goal is to join a leading edge, global company that will provide great opportunities for career advancement, then search no further.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Analytical approach to evaluate projects impacts, build business requirements, and involve key operational teams. Perform data collection plans and analysis
  • Use advanced analytics to develop business cases to prove out project benefit
  • Process map critical processes to create CMO and FMO redesign processes for optimal performance; monitor process performance for deviations to apply appropriate corrective action.
  • Effectively engage, lead and influence cross-functional teams to deliver highest level of quality on all projects within committed timeline and scope, as well as meet all project requirements and deliverables
  • Create and manage project plans and related documentation in accordance with established project management methodology (Project Charter, Scope, WBS, Budget, Action Registers, etc.)
  • Lead and / or partner with to create mapping and targeted customer experience
  • Engage and build strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders to incorporate their goals, and instill confidence to ensure alignment to and adoption of solutions
  • Provide regular updates on project status, including risks analysis and risk management plan to senior management


  • Maintain and improve key  metrics for the organization, Lead projects with a sense of urgency for timely delivery
  • Perform modeling of business and system processes based on findings through use-case scenarios, workflow diagrams, functional specifications and data models
  • Relationship Management with the various stakeholders; interacts with customers, suppliers, business units, etc.
  • Performs complex or extensive scope of business analysis work including workflow analysis, business information requirements and models
  • Responsible for project budgets, defines scope and objectives, prepares functional process charts to analyze business operation, assists with the design of business processes and documentation
  • Perform a lead role in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new business applications and enhancements to existing business applications
  • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues
  • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions
  • Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems
  • Completes project and system support documentation to specifications

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications:

  • +5 years of formal IT project management experience, either in a consulting organization or in-house capacity
  • +5 years’ experience with advanced knowledge of project management techniques and best practices, PMP or other PMI certification
  • Experience managing multiple, complex and cross-functional projects in these areas: * MS Dynamic AX * BPMS  * OCM  * Application integration
  • Possess excellent time management skills and ability to self-manage effectively as required
  • Possess excellent Leadership skills to motivate team members, resolve conflicts, and escalate issues as required
  • Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to be highly creative in formulating solutions
  • Identification of new opportunities and related solutions to deliver benefits above committed project deliverables
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with departments/teams and interact effectively with internal and external clients
  • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills for project reporting

Education: Completion of a recognized post-secondary education program in Business or Information Technology

Nygård International offers a competitive compensation package and provides significant opportunities for growth and career development. We thank all applicants for their interests but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.