Program Management Advisor

David Aplin Group - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a talented Program Management Advisor on a 6-month contract with a strong possibility of an extension.

Reporting to the Deputy Managing Director of Corporate Services, the successful incumbent will provide the expertise needed to formally define and launch a plan towards an eventual return to a more normalized work environment. Given the unknown duration of the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, the work will be completely remote until the client notifies the resource otherwise.

The Role:
Define the principles, scope, and objectives of the return to work program.
Develop the overarching governance structure.
Define the primary stakeholder roles and responsibilities.
Engage with tactical stakeholder teams to identify and confirm the project activities needed for each phase.
Support project managers in developing their tactical implementation plans.
Liaise with PM’s to assess progress, status, and compile into regular program updates.
Monitor risks, issues, and escalate as required.
Support the development of program-related internal communications.
Develop executive-level reports and presentations.
Provide general guidance and support as needed.
Develop briefing notes and decision requests as needed to maintain progress traction

The Ideal Candidate:
PMP Certification

A minimum of 10 years managing programs/projects.
Demonstrated experience assisting organizations in planning and adapting their operations during/after unprecedented events.
A minimum of 8 years developing briefing material directed towards Senor and Executive level management.
Demonstrated experience developing and executing business change management communication strategies.
English essential, French is considered an asset.
Demonstrated writing and presentation skills at the Executive level.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to David Newark, Consultant, Information & Technology. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT


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