Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for an IT Project Manager. This is a contract position for one (1) year located in Burnaby, British Columbia.
The IT Project Manager is accountable for the successful completion of medium to high risk and highly complex IT projects or the IT component of business projects safely, with quality, within budget and on time by leading cross-functional teams and applying project management principles.
Lead the project team to successful project completion by mobilizing project resources, tailoring standard delivery methodology, preparing project gate reviews, and ensuring project readiness using creativity, flexibility, and an ability to manage time and priorities to support the achievement of business objectives throughout the company.
Plan, direct, and report on IT projects or the IT aspect of business projects by consistently monitoring project benefits, resources, and status and creating documents such as project charter, project management plans and schedules, risks and issues logs, financial reports, and completion reports so that the projects are implemented as planned.
Complete project management activities including scoping, planning, managing, monitoring, and reporting on project tasks by using analytical thinking, coaching skills, negotiation skills, as well as presentation, facilitation, stakeholder management, and relationship building skills to fulfill business needs.
Proactively progress project schedules, manage change, and escalate issues as needed by focusing on desired outcomes, modifying project plans when required, and seeking advice from the appropriate stakeholders to enable successful completion of projects safely, with quality, within budget, and on time.
Manage all aspects of project delivery including managing vendor teams to enable optimal technology awareness and use across the organization.
Maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders through regular reporting and communication using excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills enabling timely progression of projects.
Minimum nine (9) years of IT project management experience in application or infrastructure technologies in a complex enterprise environment or equivalent.
Ideal candidates will have:
The ability to strategically identify solutions through requirements gathering, planning and risk analysis and ensure the solution is holistically beneficial to most stakeholders
The ability to decipher roles and responsibilities applicable to a specific process and ensure that efficiency is optimal
Project management capabilities in terms of plan development, risk/issue tracking, action ownership, reporting
Education and Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Technology, Business, Economics, related discipline, or equivalent
Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation or equivalent, an asset
Experience in public sector or utilities, an asset
Excellent working experience with systems and software development lifecycle and IT project management methodologies
Primavera P6 skills, an asset
Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent communication kills for professional environment, written and spoken
Client requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.
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