Senior Project Manager

Edmonton

Permanent

  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D463327718
  • Posted: July 18, 2019
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Senior Project Manager.

 The Role:

  • Participate in planning activities to identify and document emerging needs and requirements.
  • Consolidate business needs and requirements and segment these into programs, projects and initiatives as appropriate.
  • Work with the executive team to prioritize, plan and schedule initiatives.
  • Create project charters for approvals by the executive team.
  • Resource and initiate projects according to the approved schedule.
  • Create and maintain forecasts throughout the year that reflect approved plans and projects.
  • Provide leadership through advice and organizational assets to project teams in their execution of projects.
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects.
  • Work with project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure effective and appropriate communications exist throughout the project.
  • Develop, document, and maintain an organizational project structure and approach with clearly defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders.
  • Develop, document and maintain a set of organizational project management assets. 
  • Apply the most appropriate methods and approaches for the project execution phase.
  • Interact and communicate planning and project information with all levels of the organization through meetings, reports and presentations.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor level degree (Business, Computer Science, or related discipline) or combination of education/certification/work experience.
  • Formal project management training required.
  • Project Management Professional designation (PMP, etc.) is desirable. 
  • Organizational change management education would be desirable.
  • Seven years of demonstrated project management experience in leading all aspects of a project through its entire lifecycle.
  • At least 10 years of general business/management experience, which may or may not include project management experience.
  • Experience in managing third party contracts and teams for the purposes of project delivery.
  • Broad knowledge of current project management methods and practices.
  • Strong commitment to quality control and workmanship practices and ability to deliver excellence through team members.
  • Demonstrated customer service mindset in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Knowledge of organizational change management methods and practices. The ability to not only manage a project but assist the organization through change.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deborah Dodd, Partner - Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-EDM

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Deborah Dodd

Information Technology

Edmonton

Partner

  • 780.229.2013
  • ddodd@aplin.com

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