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Senior Project Manager

Competition Number: SPM-2008

Publish Date: August 28, 2020

Closing Date: October 31, 2020

We are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to provide leading IT services to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of program and project delivery, including defining scope, specifying deliverables, creating project documentation and schedules, managing budget, scope, change requests, and estimating project timelines.

  • Ensure project success by driving day to day operations through sound project management principles and methodologies.

  • Organize and facilitate cross-functional meetings with project team members, as well as with Technology leadership.

  • Be the primary point person with business owners, business users and technical team members. 

  • Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications, verbally and through written documentation, to project team members and client stakeholders so that solutions are understood.

  • Take ownership of major incidents, ensuring coordination of resolutions, effective communication to stakeholders, and incident retros/learnings.

  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.

  • Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements; managing budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective action.

  • Ensure solution design is aligned with architectural principles and standards.

  • Ensure each project develops a viable, approved operational support/sustainment model as applicable.

  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.


Skills and Experience:

  • 8+ years direct experience managing multiple complex projects in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • IT experience in public sector environments.

  • PMP or equivalent designation.

  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Proven experience and knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies.

  • Experience with JIRA/Confluence and agile planning/tracking tools.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.

  • Comfort with a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to effectively conduct technical discussions directly with clients, team members and other stakeholders.

  • Flexible and client-service oriented.


Nice to have:

  • Experience in the National Resource Sector.

  • Degree in Business, Computer Science or Finance.

  • A positive outlook on life and a can-do attitude!


Benefits & Culture:

  • Great health benefits.

  • Profit share program.

  • RRSP matching.

  • Flexible hours & work-from-home options.

  • Team events.

  • Professional Development.

  • Personal Health and Wellness benefit.

  • Monthly Home internet benefit.

  • A company that’s committed to a work life balance with excellent professional growth opportunities.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to:

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