6 Years - Demonstrated leadership experience within an IT environment.
6 Years - Experience in a project management role in an environment of similar size and complexity to the Government of Alberta.
6 Years - Experience working as a Project Manager in a large complex custom software application development environment (Where the software is developed in house for that specific organization).
6 Years - Experience leading a portfolio of projects or initiatives at one time
6 Years - Experience leading complex (multi-stakeholder and multi-technology) projects
Experience managing multiple resources and/or delivery teams. (minimum 10 resources)
6 Years - Experience creating and managing project forecasts
6 Years - Experience defining project scope, goals and deliverables that support project goals in collaboration with business stakeholders.
6 Years - Experience writing proposals, briefings, business plans, work statements and strategy documents in support of business goals
6 Years - Experience developing project documents including: governance, project Charters, business cases, briefing notes and status reporting, risk logs and project closures.
3 Years - Experience managing team with an Agile methodology to deliver business applications and solutions
MUST BE Available to lead frequent face-to-face meetings with clients and technical teams located in Edmonton.
Description of Services:
Compile project charters and business/project plans to support activities, including the most suitable approach to be used in the development of each applicable project, to ensure business objectives and data integrity are achieved.
Manage project(s) that will document business requirements, design and deliver IT solutions that are compliant with and contribute to the Ministries’ enterprise architecture.
Assist with the development of recommendations including providing details of resource requirements, dependencies, interdependencies, policy implications pertaining to internal/external influences and the methodology to be applied.
Produce and package deliverables for presentation to various internal support teams, steering committee, and other project stakeholders.
Manage multiple projects, project resources and project governance.
Work with project sponsors to ensure that effective project communication exists through the duration of the project including escalation of risks as required.
Take responsibility for ongoing client satisfaction – manage peer-level client relationships and overcome hurdles to ensure win-win solutions.
Collaborate with business and IT leadership to develop a well-defined project plan that clearly states the project’s objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, resource requirements, risks, benefits and budget.
Work with project sponsors and the project management office to develop a project organization structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders.
Document and report project status against established objectives, milestones, budget and resources and facilitate tracking and closure of issues and risks.
Develop project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans and take corrective action for completion of project tasks.
Provide guidance to project resources in establishing work priorities and prompt delivery of project tasks.
Develop, as required, related requirements documentation.
In collaboration with project sponsors, assess whether the project achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future similar projects.
Provide leadership and assistance to business and project teams that require change management and communication support.
Work within the standards defined by the project management office and in the absence of standards work with the project management office to define new standards.