Senior Project Manager Senior Project Manager

in Ottawa, ON

Senior Project Manager Senior Project Manager Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    J0920-0245

  • Job Location

    Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • Job Category

    Project Management

  • Job Type

    Full Time

We are Canada's largest independent information technology services firm, and after 40 years, we're still growing! Join Canada's largest IT Company as a Senior project manager in our public Sector. The position is open for Ottawa.


Lead and oversee all project management aspects of the transformation projects.
Develop program/project charters, program/project plans and risk register and obtain approval
Produce other project management related deliverables as required by the project team (governance model, implementation plan, transition approach and plan, etc.)
Achieve program/project objectives by assigning resources and ensuring the collaboration of other teams
Manage program/project change requests
Develop and maintain program/project status dashboard
Report progress regularly to senior management and sponsors
Collaborate with project managers and project controllers to review resource assignments as well as project financials
Work with existing project team to enable and support the initiative (business analyst, change management, communications, etc.)
Collaborate with stakeholders and business partners to ensure understanding of client needs and support effective resolution of client inquiries and concerns
Provide advice and guidance to others on matters relating to project management practices and methodologies

Job Qualifications

SCRUM Master Certification will be considered a strong asset
PMP certification
Experience in coaching project teams of project management methodologies and approach
Experience in establishing effective and collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders

Other Requirements
Existing Enhanced Reliability clearance and an ability to meet the requirements for Secret Clearance
English essential, French will be considered an asset

Personal Attributes

Customer orientation.
Flexible and adaptable during times of change.
Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Coaching and mentoring skills.
Negotiation and influencing skills. Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
Tenacious.
Collaborative in nature to influence a desired outcome.
Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles. Strong organization and presentation skills.

Job Requirements

Qualifications
A completed college diploma or university degree, preferably in computer science, engineering or business
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the field of IT
A minimum of (10) years of demonstrated experience as a Senior Project Manager in leading a project teams for large transformation projects.
Demonstrable application of PMBOK principles and methodology in project management, as well as experience managing Agile projects
Strong business acumen, including the ability to translate business needs into application solutions.
Good verbal and written communication skills in English, particularly in writing clear, concise documents for a technical audience
Good facilitation and problem resolution skills

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