Program Manager

Program Manager

Location Calgary, AB
Start Date May 20, 2019
Security Clearance N/A
Duration 12+ months
Date Posted May 9, 2019
Job ID 11500

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Program Manager to join one of our clients located in Calgary

Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

- Establish the overall integrated schedule of projects aligned with business and technology roadmaps to develop and deploy ERP (Finance & Supply Chain) solutions.
- Coordinate the management of multiple projects from concept through to completion, ensuring quality is incorporated into all project deliverables.
- Build and manage relationships with all stakeholders with a strong commitment to exceptional service delivery.
- Create and execute program communication plans to ensure all stakeholders and project resources are aligned to program level goals and objectives.
- Promote and demonstrate a culture of disciplined project management and ensure projects employ best practices, tools and disciplines in alignment with Shaw’s Project Delivery Framework, as well as governance, risk and compliance requirements, including  budget management updates, accurate forecasting, progress reporting against milestones and diligent application of change management processes.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to oversee the tendering and awarding of system integrator/ vendor/sub-trade contracts as well as manage relationships with third-party vendors assisting with delivery and support for ERP (Finance & Supply Chain) systems and  associated services.
- Build, manage and maintain a team of project managers, cross functional domain experts and vendor partners to support program delivery.
- Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
- Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle.
- Enable a continuous improvement approach through the program and incorporate learnings to improve delivery effectiveness.
- Participate in project management community process and procedures, supporting effective delivery of solutions.
- Promote a positive image of Shaw, our products and services.

Preferred Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

- Proven Program Management skills in leading all aspects of program delivery.
- Experience in managing programs with concurrent multiple projects of medium to large size and complexity.
- Experience implementing solutions in a heterogeneous technology ecosystem requiring complex and multiple integration points.
- Proven experience managing vendor partners, third party solution implementations and contractor resourcing.
- Proven skills in accurate budget estimation and forecasting and resource allocation management.
- Proven ability to motivate and maintain program momentum in a dynamic environment.
- Demonstrates strong team management skills, especially working in cross-functional and geographically disparate teams.
- Demonstrates solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills and expert ability to identify risks and issues and make difficult decisions (escalating where required).
- Demonstrates strong ability to develop stakeholder relationships gaining trust and respect.
- Proven ability to effectively manage multiple interests and agendas, including resolving conflicts as necessary.
- Proven communication (reading, writing, listening, speaking, and presentation) and facilitation skills.
- Proven ability to work within a team environment utilizing leadership, strong negotiation, conflict management, and delegation skills.
- Technology and/or telecommunications experience an asset.
- PgM, PMP and other certifications from Project Management Institute (PMI) are an asset.
- University degree in Business, Computer Science or Engineering or the equivalent experience demonstrated by progressive responsibilities.
- Minimum 10 years project experience with medium to large projects.

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.