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Project Manager

Company:
vTech Solution Inc
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
March 15, 2019

Description:

Description of Services

• Compile project charters and business/project plans to support activities, including the most suitable approach to be used in the development of each applicable project, to ensure business objectives and data integrity are achieved.

• Manage project(s) that will document business requirements, design and deliver IT solutions that are compliant with and contribute to the Ministries’ enterprise architecture.

• Assist with the development of recommendations including providing details of resource requirements, dependencies, interdependencies, policy implications pertaining to internal/external influences and the methodology to be applied.

• Produce and package deliverables for presentation to various internal support teams, steering committee, and other project stakeholders.

• Manage multiple projects, project resources and project governance.

• Work with project sponsors to ensure that effective project communication exists through the duration of the project including escalation of risks as required.

• Take responsibility for ongoing client satisfaction – manage peer-level client relationships and overcome hurdles to ensure win-win solutions.

• Collaborate with business and IT leadership to develop a well-defined project plan that clearly states the project’s objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, resource requirements, risks, benefits and budget.

• Work with project sponsors and the project management office to develop a project organization structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders.

• Document and report project status against established objectives, milestones, budget and resources and facilitate tracking and closure of issues and risks.

• Develop project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans and take corrective action for completion of project tasks.

• Provide guidance to project resources in establishing work priorities and prompt delivery of project tasks.

• Develop, as required, related requirements documentation.

• In collaboration with project sponsors, assess whether the project achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future similar projects.

• Provide leadership and assistance to business and project teams that require change management and communication support.

• Work within the standards defined by the project management office and in the absence of standards work with the project management office to define new standards.

Evaluation Matrix - Mandatory Skills

M1 - Minimum combined years of relevant education and experience in a role similar to this. Experience must be applicable to this role.Acceptable education includes degrees, diplomas and certificates.

M2 - Demonstrated experience working as a Project Manager on a large complex custom software application development project (where the software is developed in house for that specific organization) in an environment of similar size and complexity to the Government of Alberta.

M3 - Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects concurrently.

M4 - Experience defining project scope and goals in collaboration with business stakeholders.

M5 - Experience developing project deliverables including project charters, business cases, briefing notes, status reports, risk logs and project closures.

M6 - Available to lead frequent (daily) face-to-face meetings with clients and technical teams located in Edmonton?

M7 - Demonstrated experience managing custom application development projects with at least 10 team members.

M8 - Experience in a project management role.

D1 - Demonstrated experience managing custom software application development projects following a formal project life cycle methodology.

D2 - Experience leading and facilitating meetings with stakeholders at all levels.

D3 - Experience leading change management and communication planning. [0234]

D4 - Experience developing and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships across the organization, including executive level.

D8 - Experience working with staff, contractors and vendor teams.

D9 - Experience working in an enterprise architect environment.