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Senior Project Executive to lead planning, procurement, and implementation of a grants and contributions system

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 02, 2019
Job End Date: Dec 01, 2020
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 96247
Location: Ottawa
S.i. Systems’ valued public sector client is looking to build a team of skilled consultants to support the design, vendor selection, and implementation phases of a Grants and Contributions system implementation project.
This project is a multi-agency initative to replace three existing systems with one new, integrated system. The goals of this modernization effort are to:
  • Improve user experience for the research community
  • Improve organizational effectiveness and collaboration
  • Increase the ability for the agencies to demonstrate impact of investments and impact of research results
  • Increase flexibility and capacity to meet the rapidly changing needs of the agencies and enable new opportunities for collaboration
  • Reduce risk of aging technologies
The immediate needs are for consultants to set up the project office, identify transformation requirements and risks, determine resourcing requirements, develop transformation design, determine functional and technical requirements for the new system, and assist in the preparation of an RFP to procure a COTS solution.

The successful Project Executive will have:
  • 10+ years' experience as a Project Executive
  • Recent experience leading planning, procurement and implementation of a grants management or case management solution (custom or COTS)
  • Recent experience with a Government of Canada IM/IT Transformation project
  • Recent experience gathering requirements on a large, complex project involving stakeholders from multiple departments
  • A certification in program/project management, or other related field