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Project Manager - Senior

Ottawa, ON
RESPONSIBILITES
  • Manage all aspects of project management from discovery through delivery implementation and stabilization:
    • Create and manage schedules, budgets, quality, communication, resource and risk management plans
    • Provide the direction required to meet the project objectives and commitments
    • Analyze and make decisions on projects, considering project benefits, scope, cost, schedule, and quality
    • Prepare reports regarding status of project
    • Ensure appropriate management of stakeholders throughout the project
  • Lead Scrum ceremonies such as daily Scrum standup meetings, sprint planning and retrospective sessions
  • Work with the Business Product Owner to define scope for MVP and subsequent releases
  • Work closely with IT Ops and Business Partners to manage effectively and efficiently resolution of incidents related to your portfolio of applications
  • Collaborate with the IT PMO to ensure compliance with project standards, processes, tools and methodology
  • Work with the BSD IT Partner to ensure compliance with engagement processes and business partner requirements
  • Oversee integration of the agile team’s deliverables with the project at large, as well as how deliverables may have touchpoints in other sub-domains
  • Ensure all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information such as reporting of project status, issues, risks
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Project Management: experienced in managing projects/programs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Agile/ Scrum project management methodologies and tools
  • Delivery and Product Support Management: experienced in delivery of new projects as well as providing end to end support for current products
  • Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, forecasting, etc.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
  • Academic: Post-secondary degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related field (required)
  • Certifications: PMP, Agile/Scrum
EXPERIENCE
  • 7+ years of experience in leading a range of mid- size to large initiatives with above-average levels of complexity and business criticality
OVERALL SKILLS – ABILITIES
  • Facilitate and encourage collaboration in a cross-disciplinary Scrum team environment, across multiple projects and multiple locations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills
SECURITY REQUIREMENT: MUST hold a valid Reliability level federal government security clearance
DURATION: 12 months plus possible extensions
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