Expansion Project Manager

  • Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Fixed Term/Contract
  • Job #3518

Expansion Project Manager (3 Month Contract)
Location: Remote/Burnaby, BC
Staffing Placement Opportunity

Responsibilities 
•    Develop a project scoping document and guide implementation activities, including pre-implementation (foundational) tasks.
•    Develop and maintain a detailed Project Plan, Project Management Plan, Risk Register, Change Request process, and other project-related documentation.
•    Develop a foundation project framework for future facility projects as it relates to HIIT deliverables. 
•    Direct and manage project execution.  
•    Ensure system environments are set up and aligned with best practices.
•    Work with internal and external project teams and vendors to ensure tasks are on track. 
•    Call and chair project team and other applicable meetings. 
•    Document all findings and recommendations in a central area accessible to all project stakeholders.
•    Liaise directly with staff and ensure appropriate processes are completed before go-live or implementation.
•    Manage and coordinate End-Use device procurement and implementation strategy.
•    Develop and coordination End Use Device validation process and User Acceptance Testing and sign-off. 
•    Create final project closure documentation and perform a post-implementation review, including lessons learned documentation. 
•    Engage with executive sponsors and key stakeholders to confirm scope definition, goals, objectives, benefits, etc.
•    Identify all pre-implementation (foundational) work required to be completed by the stakeholders in preparation for implementation through engagement with client resources and the project team.
•    Work with project resources to identify requirements, define, verify and control scope, create, and manage detailed WBS.
•    Work with stakeholder groups to review, identify, clarify, and prioritize requirements.
•    Define project goals and responsibilities, including the creation of a responsibility assignment matrix.
•    Identify stakeholders; plan, execute and distribute communications and other related project information.
•    Manage stakeholder’s expectations.
•    Report on performance, schedule, meeting minutes, decisions, outcomes, risks, and other such requested reporting requirements.
•    Provide regular project progress/status reporting to sponsors, steering committee, stakeholder groups, and project stakeholders.
•    Escalate issues /changes outside of the PM authority (e.g., scope changes) to sponsors/steering committee as required.
•    Perform risk management, including but not exclusive to, risk planning, identification, risk analysis, risk responses.
•    Monitor and control risks, identify mitigation strategies.
•    Identify those areas where the technical teams may lack the technical know-how or resource constraints.
•    Identify relationships, connections, and collaboration points between internal and external technical resources.
•    Readiness assessments
•    Communication and communication planning
•    Resistance management
•    Data collection, feedback analysis, and corrective action
•    Celebrating and recognizing success
•    After-project review

Qualifications or Experience Required:
•    A proven track record managing IM/IT projects
•    Professional Project Management designation  (e.g. PMP) or equivalent project management education and experience
•    Direct knowledge, education, and experience working with information technology systems, including knowledge of standard two and three-tier system architectures
•    Exceptional English language oral and written communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
•    Experience developing end-use device deployment and validation plans

Note; This job opportunity is with a Microserve client. This position will be remote with onsite work as required by the client.

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