Project Manager

Pantheon - Edmonton, AB (22 days ago)

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Job Summary
The breadth of responsibilities associated with the Project Manager roles span strategic planning, governance, project definition, prioritization, program communication and providing leadership to project teams.
The Project Manager will manage the day-to-day execution of one or more projects. They will conduct activities to plan, monitor, adjust and control the projects within constraints of budget, time, resources and technology. This ensures that the program meets client requirements, as well as deliver on time and within budget. It includes the management of development, testing, implementation and support of policies, programs, and initiatives in support of the Department’s business plan.

The role collaborates with the IT portfolio and the business clients to manage the planning, delivery and operation of technology and information on an IMT portfolio basis, including portfolio strategic planning and roadmap
Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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.

Required Experience and Qualifications
Experience in developing project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans for completion of project tasks. Ability to work well with project leads and provide guidance as required.
Experience identifying, analyzing and managing project risks on large, complex projects and bringing them in on target.
Experience in communicating and developing presentations for all levels in an organization.
Experience with both business and IT change and an ability to communicate changes using various communications methodologies.
Experience working in a complex IT service delivery environment
Experience successfully implementing IT solutions in a matrix environment
Minimum 6 Projects
Experience in negotiations, consensus building and resolving conflicts.
Experience working on an individual basis and in a team environment including leading teams.
Experience in translating business requirements into business outcomes.
Experience in drafting and maintaining project artifact compliance to PMI and ITIL standards
Experience in managing IT Projects following standard SDLC process and Agile, DevOps methodologies.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • project management: 7 years (Required)

Education:

  • Doctoral Degree (Required)

Location:

  • Edmonton, AB (Required)

Licence:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) (Required)