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Project Manager

Project Manager

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Capital Regional District

Finance & Technology – Information Technology & GIS

Competition: 21/279    

Status: Exempt Management        

Salary Range:    $110,769 to $130,316 annually    

Review of applications begins    4:00pm on December 7, 2021, and will remain open until filled


Position Purpose

This position is responsible for the planning, executing, monitoring, managing, and closing out of Information Technology (IT) projects and developing an IT Project Management strategy in conjunction with current IT Project Management practices, the IT Management team and Division goals. This position will collaborate closely with the IT management team, functional area sponsors/subject matter experts, as well as internal and external stakeholders and vendors to ensure the successful delivery of projects. 


Key Accountabilities / Position Outcomes

    Leads the Project Management of Information Technology infrastructure and software projects.

    In alignment with IT Divisions goals and objectives, this position is accountable for project planning, documentation, resource allocation, change management, risk mitigation, communications, and project implementation. 

    Builds, establishes and leads the development of the IT Project Management strategy in alignment with the overall goals and objectives of the IT division.

    Develops, implements, and maintains project management policies and framework model with the goal of driving consistency in process, procedure and successful project outcomes and deliverables.

    Creates project benchmarks and scorecards to ensure proper governance, oversight, compliance, and resource control measures are adhered to.

    Works with the IT team of Project Managers to achieve overall IT and business objectives. 

    Performs risk analysis and manages an identified risk through registration, monitoring, mitigation, escalation, and reporting.

    In conjunction with IT Managers, leads the development of and formalizes the project intake process, providing a project readiness assessment, support for developing scope refinement, technical complexity assessment, total cost of ownership and cost benefit analysis before proceeding to approval and project kick-off.

    Uses diplomacy, strong communication and relationship building skills to maintain highly engaged multi-disciplinary project teams. 

    Co-ordinate resource allocations to different initiatives, projects and ongoing operations while monitoring and highlighting project resource bottlenecks. Collaborates regularly with all stakeholders to proactively identify and manage changes, issues and risks in program scope. Develops and implement mitigation strategies to ensure logistical requirements and timelines are met.

    Performs other related duties as required


Qualifications

    Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Business or Engineering with a technology focus, or related field, 

    PMP certification or equivalent project management certification, SA (Scaled Agility), and/or ITIL certification

    Considerable experience in a related field with at least 8 years’ experience as a project manager leading and successfully managing complex multi-year projects 

    An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.


Role-specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  

    Project management theory, principles and professional practices and the application to IT

    Knowledge of agile and traditional project management methods and tools (MS Project, ServiceNow, etc.)

    Experience using project methodologies such as PMI’s PMBOK or equivalent

    Experience with software development projects, implementation and/or operation of custom, COTS, SAAS software applications using various SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodologies

    Experience working with Agile principles and practices (e.g., SCRUM)

    Experience working with Change Management methodologies (e.g., Prosci-ADKAR)

    Experience leading projects to comply with legislative or mandated rule changes

    Excellent verbal and written communication including the ability to deliver presentations to various audiences at all levels of the organization

    Excellent stakeholder relationship building skills

    Knowledgeable of formal Change Management methodologies (e.g., Prosci-ADKAR)

    Strategic and analytical thinking, problem solving abilities and time management skills

    Demonstrates excellent judgment, decision making and conflict resolution skills

    Able to juggle multiple projects involving multi-disciplinary teams with a high attention to detail 

    Experience with ERP considered an asset (i.e. SAP) 


To keep our employees, customers and the communities we serve safe, the CRD has introduced an employee mandatory vaccination policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  As such, the CRD requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.


Applications

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at www.crd.bc.ca under “Careers”. 

        


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level, Director

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