Strategic Project Manager

Excalibur Information Solutions - Victoria, BC (28 days ago)

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The Project Manager should have a minimum of five (5) years in the past eight (8) years of progressive experience in managing projects related to high-profile political and public programs. Preference may/ will be given to individuals who demonstrate a minimum of five (5) years ‘ experience in agile project management.

The Contractor responsibilities will include:

1. Project Management:

  • Manage project day-to-day activities, focusing on scope, schedule, budget and quality metrics;
  • Project administration and coordination, ensuring the Program and project requirements are aligned;
  • Lead teams in the planning and delivery of the Project;
  • Work with business area and project team to ensure a coordinated approach;
  • Identify and obtain support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project;
  • Create and manage any required documentation artefacts to support the Project;
  • Track and manage project progress and quality. Escalate issues as appropriate to appropriate project committees or executive;
  • Identify, document and analyze risks for escalation;
  • Manage all phases of the project; and,
  • Regular reporting on project status to existing governance bodies;

2. Stakeholder Management:

  • Coordinate and attend executive and project steering committee meetings and provide content as requested;
  • Identify key stakeholders and manage stakeholder relations;
  • Provide routine updates to stakeholders;
  • Administer weekly internal team meeting with a recurring agenda and action checklist;
  • Provide consistent agenda format, action items, FAQS and documentation service; and,
  • Work with various areas of government to ensure project requirements identified and met;

3. Communication Planning

  • Develop internal and external communication plans;
  • Support the client organization with meeting requirements and requests, related to the Project, and,
  • Develop surveys, assessment tools, and messaging to support the Project.

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Project Management: 5 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)
  • French (Preferred)