ESAPM-2642-Program Manager

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
Description Our Client is seeking a seasoned manager with program and project experience to lead the planning and coordination of delivery between an initiative's component projects. Managing the program from the analysis phase through to the implementation phase, the manager will ensure project plans and associated materials (e.g. integrated work/delivery schedules) are in place for all projects. The manager will also ensure change and communications plans are implemented and managed for the initiative and projects, along with all appropriate project and program management materials and processes.
Skills Scope, Charters, Plans, Reports, Risks, ERP, CRM, Testing
Type Contract
Experience Required/Mandatory Skills
  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently to deliver program level objectives in large and complex organization. (5+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in a role that defined program and project scope and goals in collaboration with business stakeholders. (8+ years)
  • Experience developing program and project materials including strategies, charters, schedule plans, business cases, briefing notes, work plans, estimates (resource and effort), status reports, risk and decision logs, and project closures. (8+ years)
  • Experience with organizational and individual change management associated with complex enterprise content management systems or similar (e.g. Enterprise Resource Planning or other enterprise-class systems). (5+ years)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead frequent (daily) face-to-face meetings with clients and technical teams. (8+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, analyzing and managing program and project risks on complex initiatives. (8+ years)
  • Experience creating, implementing, and controlling program and project deliverables, including associated materials such as charters, estimates, schedules, plans, and reports (e.g. status). This includes estimating resource requirements and developing and monitoring work plans to complete project tasks. (8+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in a role that required planning and controlling all levels of testing and implementation for complex programs and in multi-stakeholder environments. (5+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in a senior level Program Manager role which required strong skills communicating and interacting with executive decision-makers, explaining complex and detailed issues and opportunities in plain, business-focused language. (5+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience joining a project or program mid-flight - successfully taking over a senior role where planning has commenced. (3+ years)
Nice To Have Skills
  • Experience in leading cross-jurisdictional programs or projects where multiple stakeholders are impacted. (1+ year)
  • Experience using MS Project, PowerPoint, and other MS Office products (recent versions) to manage programs and projects. (5+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in a role requiring developing and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships across the organization, including at the executive level. (3+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience with making decisions and recommendations on highly technical or complex issues without formal guidelines or precedents, and exercising resourcefulness and ingenuity to interpret policy.(3+ years)
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with process owners and other key stakeholders to communicate progress.(3+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating and developing presentations for all levels in an organization including experience with developing business documentation.(8+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in roles requiring understanding and addressing the impact of policies, processes and procedures on program delivery.(3+ years)
  • Experience with Microsoft 365 implementation projects. (1+ year)
  • Current PgMP or PMP certification.
  • Experience with Content Information Management (&/or) Records and Information Management (RIM) projects, and working with concepts such as retention and disposition scheduling, will be considered an asset.(2+ years)
Location Edmonton
Work Environment 6 months with 3 possible 12-month extensions
Hourly Rate Negotiable

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