Project Manager - Senior

Project Overview

This Senior Project Manager is required to work on complex projects that include internal GoA and external stakeholders. This position is required for the ongoing RTDRS – Residential and Tenant Dispute Resolution Services automation project for Service Alberta Consumer Services Division. The RFP was awarded and the automation solution implementation is in progress. The skills required are at a Senior PM level and include working with business internal and external stakeholders. This resource is also required for future projects that will include internal and external clients / stakeholders. The condominium tribunal initiative is expected to proceed in the near future. The optional extensions to this contract will provide continuity as these projects are planned / implemented. This position will also support the Government Services sector requirement for a senior PM to enable the Sector to meet the needs of our other departments which include Executive Council over the next 3 years. Planning / in-progress initiatives that may require PM support in the initial year include Windows 10 / Office 2017 rollout project and the Condominium Tribunal. This position can be filled by a permanent position once a FTE becomes available.

 

Description of Services

• Compile project charters and business/project plans to support activities, including the most suitable approach to be used in the development of each applicable project, to ensure business objectives and data integrity are achieved.

• Manage project(s) that will document business requirements, design and deliver IT solutions that are compliant with and contribute to the Ministries’ enterprise architecture.

• Assist with the development of recommendations including providing details of resource requirements, dependencies, interdependencies, policy implications pertaining to internal/external influences and the methodology to be applied.

• Produce and package deliverables for presentation to various internal support teams, steering committee, and other project stakeholders.

• Manage multiple projects, project resources and project governance.

• Work with project sponsors to ensure that effective project communication exists through the duration of the project including escalation of risks as required.

• Take responsibility for ongoing client satisfaction – manage peer-level client relationships and overcome hurdles to ensure win-win solutions.

• Collaborate with business and IT leadership to develop a well-defined project plan that clearly states the project’s objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, resource requirements, risks, benefits and budget.

• Work with project sponsors and the project management office to develop a project organization structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders.

• Document and report project status against established objectives, milestones, budget and resources and facilitate tracking and closure of issues and risks.

• Develop project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans and take corrective action for completion of project tasks.

• Provide guidance to project resources in establishing work priorities and prompt delivery of project tasks.

• Develop, as required, related requirements documentation.

• In collaboration with project sponsors, assess whether the project achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future similar projects.

• Provide leadership and assistance to business and project teams that require change management and communication support.

• Work within the standards defined by the project management office and in the absence of standards work with the project management office to define new standards.

 

Evaluation Matrix - Mandatory Skills

 

Description of Skill

Years of Experience

M2 - Resource must meet or exceed one of the following:

•University degree in business, mgt or a related discipline & 4 yrs experience; OR

•2-yr diploma in business, mgt or a related discipline from a recognized institution & 6 yrs experience; OR

•1-yr certificate in business, mgt or a related discipline from a recognized institution & 7 yrs experience; OR

•Currently active professional certification or accreditation in a related discipline from a recognized issuing body & 7 yrs experience

7 years

M3 - Demonstrated experience in implementing a Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Solution in an organization of equivalent size and complexity to the Government of Alberta.
Experience MUST be demonstrated in matrix and resume.

 

M4 - Demonstrated experience in implementing and evaluating Case Management Systems.
Experience MUST be demonstrated in matrix and resume.

 

M5 - Experience developing and evaluating RFP (Request For Proposal) and RFI (Request For Information) for procurement of COTS products in the last 2 years.
Experience MUST be demonstrated in matrix and resume.

 

M7 - Experience in developing project charters, business plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans for completion of project tasks.

7 years

M8 - Experience identifying, analyzing and managing project risks on large, complex projects.

5 Years

M9 - Produce and package deliverables for presentation to various project stakeholders.

7 years

 

 

Evaluation Matrix - Desired Skills

 

Description of Skill

Years of Experience

D1 - Currently active PMP or PgMP Certification as issued by the Project Management Institute or equivalent.
If YES, attach a copy of the certificate or provide the certificate number.

 

D2 - Demonstrated experience in managing client relationships and satisfaction.

7 years

D3 - Demonstrated experience in collaborating with business and IT leadership to develop project plan.

7 years

D4 - Demonstrated experience in MS Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint and other office products (recent versions).

5 Years

D5 - Demonstrate experience working with tribunals or courts

1 Years

D6 - Demonstrated experience in developing processes and procedures for collecting and maintaining quality data and leading working groups.

5 Years

D7 - Experience using interpersonal skills for negotiations and effective consensus building.

 

D8 - Experience conducting, facilitating and interpreting impact and risk assessments across multiple alternatives.

5 Years

D9 - Demonstrated experience in developing training, testing, implementation methodologies and operational documentation.

5 Years

D10 - Experience working in or for the public sector.

Experience MUST be demonstrated in matrix and resume.

1 Years

 

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