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Project Manager

Project Manager

Location Ottawa, ON
Start Date November 19, 2018
Security Clearance Secret
Duration 2+ years
Date Posted October 23, 2018
Job ID 11283-2

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

The Project Manager is required to develop a continuous improvement plan, and assist with its implementation while leveraging existing work in progress. Our client has several service delivery and project related initiatives underway related to improving the onboarding processes, material management framework, asset management reporting and must also respond to recommendations proposed by other divisions.

The Project Manager must perform the following tasks and activities and not limited:
• Coordinate work packages and underlying activities associated with continuous improvement plan;
• Ensure and advise on resource availability and allocation;
• Develop project plans to monitor and track progress;
• Create, maintain and review project documentation and artefacts;
• Track progress against the continuous improvement plan;
• Maintain and update project and program dashboards as required by management;
• Report progress of the project on an ongoing basis and at scheduled points in the life cycle;
• Prepare materials for reporting for management; and
• Prepare and provide regular status reports

Qualifications:
• 10+ years experience as a Project Manager
• Must have a project management professional certificate. (i.e. PMP, Prince2)
• Recent experience as a Project Manager responsible for at least two projects valued at $1,000,000 or greater with a number of stakeholders (both internal and external to the organization) where they were required to conduct ALL of the following project management   activities: 
 (i) Initiate
 (ii) Plan
 (iii) Execution/Control
 (iv) Close
• Demonstrated experience working as a Project Manager in a large-scale IT organization. (500+ employees)
• Must have project management experience working with Lean Continuous Improvement projects.

Asset Experience:
• Relevant and Recent experience as the Project Manager (Level 3) responsible for managing projects where they conducted ALL of the following activities:
 (i)  Developing Project Charters;
 (ii)  Developing Project Management Plans;
 (iii)  Conducting Project Briefings to Senior Management
 (iv)  Managing project schedules
• Relevant and Recent experience as Project Manager responsible for conducting cost management functions for a project where you provided assistance in:
 (i) Project cost reporting
 (ii) Developed project schedules, work break-down structure and resource plans;
 (iii) Determined team composition, roles and responsibilities of team members.
• Recent experience as the Project Manager responsible for the risk management function of a project that included all of the following activities:
 (i) Developing a risk plan, risk register and risk mitigation strategies;
 (ii) Owning and managing the risk management process to ensure projects risks are identified, quantified, and effectively managed;
• Recent project experience related to briefing Senior Managementé Executives on project status, and in the development of project dashboards for Senior Management consumption.
• Must have a professional certification from one of the following:
 (i) Project Management (PMI, Prince2)
 (ii) Prosci Change Management
 (iii) ACMP - Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP)
 (iv) APMG – Change Management Practitioner (CMP)

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