VICPM-2657-Project 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 Senior Project Manager with Cloud based or SaaS experience and electronic document/RMS experience.
Skills Negotiation, Contract Management, Risk, Teams, Project
Type Contract
Experience Required/Mandatory Skills
  • Five (5) or more years of experience within the last ten (10) years as a Project Manager
  • Experience managing three (3) or more projects within the past five (5) years
  • Five (5) or more years of experience within the past ten (10) years managing multidisciplinary teams and developing team spirit and teamwork within the project team (e.g. core business staff, professional employees, middle managers and other private sector contractors).
  • Two (2) or more years of experience within the past ten (10) years in portfolio management (e.g. strategic alignment and prioritization) including effective portfolio management controls and reporting.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience within the past five (5) years in managing the change control process with evidence of strategic communications, end user involvement and training (e.g. managing changes and trade-offs between competing goals).
  • Experience within the past five (5) years successfully delivering one (1) or more large, complex projects (greater than $10 million in value, greater than one (1) year in duration and at least ten (10) people reporting to the Senior Project Manager), preferably in a public sector environment.
  • Sound working knowledge of project management principles and methodologies (PMBOK, Prince2 for example).
  • Knowledge of negotiation, contract management and risk management.
  • Considerable tact, professionalism and diplomacy as the Consultant will have interaction with vendors, professionals and various levels of employees in a government setting.
  • Superior written and oral communication, interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills to properly represent the Ministry and its business interests relating to project activities.
  • Work with a team co-operatively within diverse work groups, including the ability to understand and respond effectively to other team members with diverse views.
  • Ability to make effective use of technology (e.g. special product knowledge such as Microsoft Project).
  • Problem solves effectively by giving shape and direction to issues, ideas, information and deliver high quality work in a timely manner. Use analysis and evaluation skills on high profile and/or complex, time-sensitive project matters. View client issues from various points of view and driving factors. Assess, weigh and manage risk. Willing to view problems as opportunities.
  • Expertise on projects of high complexity and/or sensitivity (usually large scope and evolving business environment necessitating scope adjustment).
  • Expertise on projects having multiple stakeholders (typically involving interaction with a cross discipline team represented by several interested parties).
Nice To Have Skills
  • Formal education (i.e. diploma or degree) in a related business or computer science field.
  • Certified PMI – Program Management Professional (PgMPSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • Any Agile Certification (Disciplined Agile Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Certified Product Owner, PMI-ACP).
Location Victoria
Work Environment 1 year with 3 possible 1-year extensions
Hourly Rate Negotiable

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