Senior Project Manager

  • Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Type: Fixed Term/Contract
  • Job #3644
Senior Project Manager (12 Month Contract)
Location:New Westminster, BC
Staffing Placement Opportunity

Responsibilities including but not limited to
  • Ongoing review, updating, and adherence to the project plan to meet project milestones.
  • Management of the ongoing relationship with the software vendor with the goal of meeting project milestones.
  • Collaborating with a wide, and diverse group of stakeholders working towards a common H & S solution.
  • Directing the activities of internal and external (contracted) resources including Business Analysts, System Analysts, Data Analysts, and Quality Assurance Analysts as required by the project.
  • Working within the project governance structure (including Project Steering Committee) to drive consensus on project issues and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Preparing and communicating detailed monthly and ad-hoc reports to stakeholders and the Project Steering Committee (PSC).
  • Utilizing the project governance structure (Project Steering Committee, identified stakeholders) to establish and maintain clear project boundaries and agreement on project scope.
  • Identifying and monitoring risks and proposing mitigation strategies as appropriate.
  • Managing the project budget including sub-contractor and vendor performance.


Education and Skills
  • 8+ years of project management, proven experience of project management in large business transformation and organizational change management initiatives.
  • Extensive and proven experience managing stakeholders and an ability “to bring people together”. Must have excellent “people skills”, excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing. Must be assertive and a leader. Must display a sense of “urgency to get the job done”.
  • Training and experience in best practice project management techniques and processes.
  • Knowledge of standard MS Office tools including Microsoft Project and SharePoint
  • Vendor management (SaS) skills and managing contract resources.
  • Experience leading an interdisciplinary team of technical and business resources effectively.
  • Organization Change Management (OCM) knowledge from working on large projects with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Experience managing large budgets, including status reporting, forecasting.
  • Ability to communicate well with senior management (i.e. working with senior management audiences, making formal presentations, and presenting recommendations).
  • Experience rolling out Business process initiatives designed to improve efficiencies.
  • Experience overseeing a QA testing program
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience working with Occupational Health & Safety practices.
  • Program management experience.


Note; This job opportunity is with a Microserve client.
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