Senior Project Manager to lead the modernization of a Grants and Contributions Information Management System (GCIMS)

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 01, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 130149
Location: Ottawa
Our valued Public Sector client is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead the modernization of their Grants and Contributions Information Management System (GCIMS).

The work will serve to provide information required for advancement of project approvals through the PHAC/HC Investment planning, project governance/gating and IT gating processes.  The resource will write and prepare (not just coordinate) key project approval documentation and other documentation such as those listed in the deliverables section below.

  • Develop the project plan and project schedule.
  • Creating gating documentation required for project planning.
  • Planning and coordinating project management activities including financial, planning and contracting aspects.
  • Planning and coordinating the activities of project personnel, internal clients, contractors and other support providers.
  • Preparing formal work breakdown structure
  • Ensuring effective communication and collaboration throughout the project.
  • Setting project’s priorities in consultation with the product owner.
  • Planning project’s scope and sequencing.
  • Developing schedules and cost estimation.
  • Managing risks, issues and reporting progress. Provide any other related Project services necessary to support the G&C system modernization project
  • Lead the Project Committees and working group committees, developing records of decisions and tracking actions items.
  • Transfer knowledge to Government of Canada staff
  • 3+ years of gating experience
  • 3+ years of GsCs experience as a Project Manager for the Government of Canada