IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager

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Calgary, Alberta

Information Technology




If you are a talented and experienced IT Project Manager, Aplin has the right opportunity for you! Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to find a candidate who will be responsible for establishing, implementing, developing, and controlling best practices for digital transformation initiatives throughout the organization.

This is a 12-month contract available to candidates in the Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Toronto area. 

  • Define how the scope, goals, and deliverables of IT projects should support business goals, in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project lifecycle
  • Effectively communicate and manage project expectations to project managers, owners, sponsors, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise fashion
  • Establish project timelines and milestones/deliverables using the appropriate tools
  • Determine frequency and content of status reports from project managers, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas/mitigate project risks
  • Review budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Accept and assess status reports, change requests, and requirements documentation to ensure smooth project progression
  • Risk management, including risk assessment, contingency planning, tracking risk status, and initiating contingency plans
  • Communication management, including communication planning and execution of the plan
  • Deliverable acceptance process, including identification of who will be accepting project deliverables and the process that will be used
  • Tracking project roadmap, feature-milestone forecasting, monitoring delivery progress utilizing Jira/Azure tools for preparing and presenting reports to stakeholders
  • University degree in computer science, business, or engineering, or a combination of related disciplines and experience
  • 5-10 years of experience managing Information Technology projects
  • 5+ years running projects in Agile or Scrum environments
  • Certified Scrum Master, PMP, or equivalent
  • Expertise in project lifecycles, and project planning including resources, cost, and schedule estimation
  • Experience developing business cases
  • Experience in developing and deploying project best practices, policies, procedures, and processes
  • Knowledge and experience with the entire software development lifecycle and business analysis methodologies
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office, Visio, and Project
  • Ability to work in Agile, Hybrid, and Waterfall in the context of large IT projects
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to facilitate relations between business groups and technology departments

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