Project Manager - Licensing

Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a project manager - licensing to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Richmond Hill, Toronto service office.

Why we need you:

You’ll be organising and leading all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion along with successfully handling several projects at a time. You’ll act as the main liaison between all team members assigned to a project and be maintaining regular communications with team and business stakeholders to ensure necessary and appropriate steps are taken to resolve difficulties, which may impede progress or compromise achievement of project’s objectives.

Who are we looking for:

You’ll be actively identifying, quantifying, mitigating and managing risks so you’ll need confirmed in-depth experience of handling complex projects focusing on IT/application projects. You’ll be results focused; going above and beyond to ensure the project is delivered.

You’ll be chairing regular core team and key governance forums (e.g. team stand-ups, steering committees) to review progress with key constituents so you’ll have the ability to manage stakeholders and high expectations. You’ll also thrive in a dynamic environment and be excited by technology.

You’ll be providing project leadership to ensure the vision and objectives of the project/transformation are driven properly, and meets expectations so you’ll have good attention to detail, along with the capability to prioritize and lead short-timeframes to deliver technical solutions in a growing organizational environment.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

You’ll be developing project plans, identifying risks and raise where appropriate so you’ll need to be detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to take care of situations where information is difficult to obtain, complex or ambiguous.

You’ll be maintaining a detailed status, activities and issues reports on each project to present to senior leadership and major project stakeholders so you’ll have strong management skills, and experience leading teams from diverse backgrounds (business, technology, operations, etc.).

You’ll be dedicated, energetic, professional self-starter with superb communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in multi-functional teams along with being familiar with change management and project management methodology, both agile and waterfall. PMP designation would be helpful for this role.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you and your dependents plus you can join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

We have on-site yoga a few times a week and lunch is on us. We also have fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office so you won’t go hungry.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Richmond Hill, Toronto service office in the payments and licensing department.

At The Stars Group, we encourage applications from all sections of the communityIf you are an applicant with a disability and you require accommodations at any point in our recruitment process, please let our talent acquisition team know when they contact you to invite for interview.