Senior Project Management Services (Level 3) (12 months contract)


Staffing placement opportunity

Duties and Responsibilities:
The PM will provide a range of capabilities to advise and assist the District through the analysis
of a variety of operational matters including business process assessments, design, change
management, documentation, and deployment. The analysis may range from generating explicit
descriptions of individual business processes as currently performed, to designing desired future
business processes, service delivery changes and requirements. 

In order to be considered for this position, and in accordance with the terms of the RFSQ, the
respondent and all proposed PM candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet the
qualifications and experience as outlined below: 
1. Education:  
• MBA or graduate degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education
and experience.
• Project Management certification or designation (e.g. CAPM, PgMP, PMP, etc.)
2. Experience:  
• More than ten (10) years on IT projects; and
• More than five (5) years as a Senior Project Manager.
3. Skills and Expertise:
The PM is expected to interact at the senior leadership and executive
levels and have a solid understanding of the challenges and complexity in managing a project
team in a complex public sector environment. 

Demonstrated proficiency and experience in the following areas: 
• Preparing project charters, master project plans, providing risk analysis and risk
• Coordinating municipal resources and contractors to achieve project objectives;
• Making effective use of technology (e.g. Microsoft Project, Powerpoint, Teams, etc.) to
support efficient management and communications within a project team;
• Communicating with a cross discipline team including complex stakeholder groups and
project sponsors with competing interests; 
• Presenting project status reports, dashboards, issue log, risk register to project and
business leadership;
• Delivering medium complexity projects in a public sector environment;
• Developing feasibility studies, business cases, and treasury board submissions;  
Managing sensitive issues, including impacts to all of the municipality, private sector and
• Leading stakeholders from multiple groups with diverse interest to consensus on project
scope, objectives and responsibilities in collaboration with municipal management and
• Developing strategic communications, engagement and training plans to ensure enduser
and stakeholder involvement;
• Managing linkages to concurrent municipal projects; 
• Managing change requests/budget requests including:
– Cost estimates;
– Schedules;
– Resources;
– Deliverables; and
– Inter-dependencies on other tasks/sub-projects/linked projects.
• Delivering large, complex projects (greater than $1M in value, greater than 1 year in
duration) in a public sector environment;
• Reporting project status at a senior executive level (e.g. Assistant Deputy
Minister/Deputy Minister level);
• Interacting at the executive levels of government including briefing Ministers, Treasury
Board staff, Office of the Chief Information Officer, and representatives of other central
agencies of government; 
• Portfolio management (e.g. strategic alignment and prioritization) including effective
portfolio management controls and reporting; and
• Using political skills to understand, navigate, and meet stakeholder needs on sensitive
projects with tight timelines.

Note: this is an opportunity with a Microserve client.

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