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Project Executive - Level 3

Project Executive - Level 3

Location Ottawa, ON
Start Date August 6, 2019
Security Clearance Secret
Duration 6+ months
Date Posted June 13, 2019
Job ID PM0089-1

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Project Executive to join one of our clients located in Ottawa

Tasks include but are not limited to:

- Manages several Project Managers, each responsible for an individual IT project;
- Oversees cross-projects execution during the development and implementation by ensuring that resources are made available and that the project is developed and is fully operational within previously agreed time, cost and performance parameters.
- Formulates statements of problems, establishes procedures for the development and implementation of significant, new or modified project elements to solve these problems, and obtains approval thereof.
- Defines and documents the objectives for the projects; determines budgetary requirements, the composition, roles and responsibilities and terms of reference for the project team.
- Reports progress of the projects on an ongoing basis and at scheduled points in the life cycle.
- Meets in conference with stakeholders and other project managers and states problems in a form capable of being solved.
- Prepares plans, charts, tables, and diagrams to assist in analyzing or displaying problems; works with a variety of project management tools set out by the department
- Meet with organizational executives to ensure all organizational (internal and external) stakeholders are committed and moving forward on project and organizational goals.
- Resolves cross-project issues
- Prepares cross-project plans, charts, tables, and diagrams to assist in analyzing or displaying problems; work with a variety of project management tools

Requirements:

- 10 years experience providing support and consultation in relation to cross-project execution, problem resolution, progress reporting, budgetary management, determination of roles and responsibilities and stakeholder management.
- A University Degree in a related business or technology discipline or;
- A two-year diploma in a related business or technology discipline and a minimum of 2 years of experience in related business or technology discipline or;
- A University degree in any field and a minimum of five years in a related business or technology discipline or;
- A PMP or Prince2 Practitioner certification that is valid and in good standing.
- Two (2) years experience in the following:
 - Facilitating working and/or Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions with clients
 - Overseeing projects where Project Mangement Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) was utilized.
 - Agile Project Mangement/Scrum
 - Overseeing Information Management /IT
 - Using MS Project and CA Clarity as project management information system
 - Overseeing system development projects supported by Microsoft Team Foundation System and/or SharePoint
 - Business Intelligence (BI) application implementations (eg. IBM Cognos, BI)
 - Implementing Shared Services in a government department, including experience interacting with PWGSC and TBS.
 - Using Financial/Economic system (Basel, MCCSR)
 - Overseeing enterprise-wide process improvement/implementation
 
- Subject Matter Expertise in one or more of the following:
 - Project Planning and Scheduling using MS Project
 - Risk Management
 - Quality Management
 - Configuration Management and Document Control
 - Change Management
 - Business Transformation and/or
 - Performance Management (including Earned Value)

- Experience as a Project Executive responsible for the planning and/or execution of a specific technology or solution, such as
 - An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (e.g SAP, PeopleSoft or Microsoft) ;
 - Microsoft SharePoint
 - An Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solution;
 - A custom-developed application;
 - Internet / Intranet / Extranet solutions and or;
 - Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 

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.

Contact Recruiter:
kelly.graham@maplesoftgroup.com