Jobs at McDonalds – Project Manager – Technology

Website McDonald's

Job Description:

You have strong technical, organizational and planning skills to move the company forward and make an impact on strategic initiatives. you are a change agent with strong communication skills who can effectively support our system in a fast paced and agile environment. You love to learn, and are resourceful and takes initiative to get things done. You have experience coordinating multiple projects, leveraging strong computer skills and have an eye for detail.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage or provide input into detailed project budgets.
  • Help define, refine, implement and maintain Project Management standards and disciplines within the market technology Project Management team.
  • Provide comprehensive status updates, customized as required for each purpose and stakeholder group.
  • Define success criteria for gates identified and define how to measure project success.
  • Identify people and/or hardware requirements and work with resource managers to secure resources.
  • Develop and manage detailed project schedules and timelines with the ability to secure commitments, communicate deadlines and enforce dates.
  • Manage team relationships and conflict resolution.
  • Create and/or provide input into communication and change management plans.
  • Apply best practices and lessons learned from previous projects. Facilitate project post mortems and share lessons learned with stakeholders and other PMs.
  • Build the team and lead the project by inspiring a shared vision and supporting, motivating, and celebrating with the project team.
  • Create and/or provide input into the project charter, including scope definition, risks, issues, assumptions and stakeholder roles and responsibilities.
  • Identify and manage issues, risk or conflict as soon as discovered by applying strong troubleshooting, problem solving or analytic skills, leading resolution discussions, negotiating or proposing solutions.
  • Effectively manage change to the schedule, scope or budget.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize personal and project work according to benefit, goals and objectives.
  • Self-starter that can lead and manage with minimal guidance/oversight required
  • Adapts quickly to new or changing conditions.
  • Passion for technology with strong technical acumen.
  • Driven and determined to succeed, remaining focused on the project until successfully delivered.
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships, collaborate, build consensus and partner in a global team environment with cross functional teams and outside organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive project execution of multiple projects in an organized and disciplined manner in a fast-paced ambiguous environment.
  • Willing to have the ‘tough discussions’ and in challenging situations, is tireless, strong willed, persistent, tenacious and determined.
  • Ability to effectively synthesize information.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate with business and technical audiences of all levels.
  • Point of Sale experience required.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working in a QSR or Retail environment preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ Project Management experience leading complex Technology and cross-functional programs/project required.
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies and tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field preferred.
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and Clarizen preferred

Job Details:

Company: McDonald’s

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON , CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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