Project Manager

Project Manager

Location Ottawa, ON
Start Date August 5, 2019
Security Clearance Secret
Duration 6+ months
Date Posted June 17, 2019
Job ID PM0089-5

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

Tasks include but are not limited to:

- Manages the project during the development, implementation and operations start up 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.
- Develops and manages various deliverables in consultation with all project stakeholders, such as ;
 - Project Charters
 - Project Management Plans
 - Project Schedules
 - Resource Plans
- Supports the development and management of project budgets
- 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 project; determines budgetary requirements, the composition, roles and responsibilities and terms of reference fpor the project team.
- Reports progress of the project 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 as set out by the department.
- Supports the development of the communications strategy and communications management plans;
- Supports the development of project strategic and internal communications;
- Ensure project sign-off.


- 10 years experience as a Project Manager providing advice, support and consultation in relation to the development of project documentation, stakeholder management and cvommunications.
- A University degree in a related business or technology discipline or;
- A two-year college diploma in a related business or technology discipline and a minimum of 2 years experience in a related business or technology discipline or;
- A University degree in any field and a minimum of five years in a related business or techology discipline or;
- A  PMP or Prince2 Practitioner Certification that is valid and in good standing.
- Experience facilitating working and/or Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions with clients;
- Experience on a project where Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) was utilized
- Experience of Agile Project Management/Scrum
- Experience of Information Management
- Experience of MS Project and CA Clarity as project management information system;
- Experience of system development projects supported by Microsoft Team Foundation System and /or SharePoint
- Experience on Business Intelligence (Bi) application implementations (e.g IBM Cognos BI)
- Experience on implementing Shared Services in a government department, including experience interacting with PWGSC and TBS.
- Experience of financial /economic system (Basel, MCCSR)
- Experience of 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 Manager 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.


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