IT Project Manager
Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Posted on: May 5, 2021
The Project Management Office (PMO) executes several investment
and key operational projects for the client as well as some high
cost, high risk and high visibility Digital Enterprise
Transformation projects in collaboration with Business
transformation Office and other Departments and Divisions.
Responsibilities Duties include, but not limited to:-- Reporting to
the PMO Manager, the IT Project Manager is responsible for
concurrently executing multiple high visibility, high risk and
complex projects for the client. The IT Project Manager will
coordinate delivery of Proof Of Concept, pilot and production
releases that meet quality assurance standards. The IT Project
Manager will provide leadership and direction to the functional
teams for the evaluation of project feasibility, development of
business cases, establishment of priorities, monitoring progress,
continual evaluation of project status and resource utilization
from project inception to post-deployment closeout. One of the key
job functions is creating and maintaining project plans that
communicate tasks, milestone dates, and status. The individual will
be responsible for development of project documents such as project
charter, communications plan, requirements metrics etc. The
individual will do project status reporting to stakeholders, ISD
management and Laboratory senior management. The IT Project Manager
will build relationships, execute, manage and negotiate in a
matrixed environment. The IT Project Manager will continually
balance risk, efficiency of execution, quality of results and PMO
process requirements in the fulfillment of Departmental and
--- Execute ISD's major projects and or programs using standard
methodology, templates, tools and framework for effective project
--- Lead efforts to define new projects/programs including scoping,
sizing and planning.
--- Direct and facilitate development of business case, charter,
project plan, communications plan, and requirements metrics with
the input from the project teams.
--- Drive project results that are aligned with strategic
--- Collaborate with business analysts, technical leads,
developers, quality assurance associates and other key stakeholders
from project scope definition through implementation.
--- Manage scope, schedule, risks, issues and changes while always
striving to minimize exposure and risk across multiple
--- Hold regular meetings with project teams including project kick
off and close out meetings, set agendas, document and communicate
meeting notes and action items.
--- Provide project/program status reporting to stakeholders, ISD
management and Laboratory senior management and manage expectations
across the Laboratory.
--- Act as the single point of contact for third party vendors
working closely with vendor PMs to ensure on time and on budget
completion of agreed upon deliverables.
--- Coordinate procurement activities with project team and
contracting services department.
--- Lead project/program reviews and quality assurance process to
ensure successful execution of projects as measured by Laboratory,
and Departmental goals and customer satisfaction.
--- Provide a significant level of competency to project teams by
leveraging technical acumen and strong business management
--- Ensure projects are in compliance with the Laboratory
enterprise, security and infrastructure architectures.
--- Actively maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies
and project management methodologies and tools. Qualifications
--- Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a
--- MS OR BS. Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies,
Engineering or equivalent is required, Master's Degree preferred or
equivalent industry experience. At least 8 years of applicable
--- Diverse and broad experience executing multi-year, multi-phase
infrastructure, product deployment, software development, business
applications, ERP implementations and website development programs
--- Experience delivering cloud implementations including but not
limited to Software as a service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a
service (IaaS) and Platform as a service (PaaS)
--- Deep knowledge and hands on experience of Project Management
Methodologies, specifically PMBOK Waterfall and Agile Scrum
--- Possesses general understanding in the areas of application
programming, database and system design. Understands Internet,
Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.
--- Proven ability to working in a highly matrixed organization,
influence and work with cross functional teams and lead
organizational change management
--- Candidates should be enthusiastic, self -starters able to work
independently with little supervision but also demonstrate solid
teamwork and interpersonal skills
--- Ability to lead dynamically and energize multidiscipline work
teams, to learn and apply new skills and techniques to respond to
--- Ability to negotiate and use persuasion to remove obstacles and
achieve project objectives
--- Experience in process improvement and business re-engineering
methods and organizational change management
--- Good analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate business
problems and apply knowledge to identify appropriate solutions.
--- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
ability to communicate with customers, associates, vendors and
--- Strong presentation skills; ability to present and discuss
strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes
rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
--- Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
--- Proficient in project management software - Microsoft Project
Professional. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
--- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
--- Scrum Master Certification CSM)
--- Exposure or certification in ITIL Foundations
--- Project management methodology development and or continuous
improvement to an existing process
--- Experience as a business analyst WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL
--- Location: Lexington, MA
--- Travel: Infrequent
--- Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits
(Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)
--- Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial
Background Investigation (CBI). Investigation (CBI).
This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of
this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be
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performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in
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has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past
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