Project Manager (Non IT)

Project Manager (Non IT)

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Edmonton, Alberta

Office Professionals

Permanent

06/07/2024

212121

Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with an Edmonton-based company to hire a Project Manager to join their team! 

Responsibilities
  • Provide project management rigor to large, complex, and/or politically sensitive strategic initiatives that are not solely IT in nature.
  • Identify issues or opportunities in the business, and manage the introduction of or changes to service delivery, policy, or legislation.
  • Create and implement new products, programs, or business improvements, and support other organizational transformations.
  • Oversee all aspects of project planning, execution, delivery, and close, ensuring business needs, quality standards, and data integrity are achieved.
  • Collaborate with the business to develop well-defined proposals, project charters, project plans, and other planning documents, including project objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, risks, benefits, budget, and resource requirements.
  • Manage multiple projects, project resources, and project governance.
  • Work with project leads to develop a project organization structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Develop strategies, manage projects, and coordinate project team activities to achieve project goals, scope, budget, schedule, quality, and other performance standards.
  • Identify project milestones, critical success factors, dependencies, policy and program implications, metrics, and resource requirements.
  • Contribute to project deliverables, such as research, survey design, drafting report writing, to support quality and timely delivery.
  • Regularly monitor, document, and report on project progress against the plan.
  • Plan, lead, and participate in internal project team meetings, project stakeholder meetings, and steering committee meetings.
  • Document changes in scope, budget, or schedule; coordinate sign-offs and communicate changes with sponsor, management, team leads, and working groups/committees.
  • Ensure that issues, risks, and opportunities are proactively identified and develop strategies to address them.
  • Provide high-level business or process analysis, change management, and communication support to the team as required.
  • Complete proper hand-over of project outputs, including all relevant project documentation, to the business area.
  • In collaboration with project sponsors, assess whether the project achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future projects.
  • Document lessons learned and share with the business area.
Qualifications:
  • Must have Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Proven experience in managing large, complex, and politically sensitive strategic initiatives.
  • Strong ability to oversee all aspects of project management, including planning, execution, delivery, and close.
  • Skilled in developing project proposals, charters, plans, and other planning documents.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and project governance.
  • Ability to develop project organization structures with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Strong strategic planning, project management, and team coordination skills.
  • Proficient in identifying project milestones, critical success factors, and resource requirements.
  • Excellent documentation, monitoring, and reporting skills.
  • Effective in planning and leading project meetings.
  • Ability to manage changes in project scope, budget, or schedule.
  • Proactive in identifying and addressing project issues, risks, and opportunities.
  • Strong business or process analysis, change management, and communication skills.
  • Experience in completing project handovers and assessing project outcomes.


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