Senior Project Manager to support multiple agile application development initiatives within the Public sector

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 2
Start Date: Jul 31, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 131638
Location: Ottawa
 Job Description: Our valued Public Sector Client is seeking a Senior Project Manager to support multiple agile application development initiatives

The Information Management and Technical Services (IM&TS) Directorate within this Federal Government department is responsible for supporting a number of information technology projects on behalf of the Department. The IM/IT project portfolio is composed of about 45 concurrent projects in different sizes and complexity. The Senior Project Manager will be required to manage small, medium to large scale, complex, multi-team, multi-platform IM-IT systems development projects and/or infrastructure design and implementation projects.
Must Haves:
  • Valid Enhanced Reliability clearance
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Project Management
  • Coordinating other Project Managers or Coordinators assigned to deliver sub project(s) of a complex project, managed by the Senior Project Manager;
  • Performing project planning, develop project charter and project management plans for all knowledge areas;
  • Creating, executing and maintaining project work plans and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and project demands;
  • Overseeing the development of a Project Business Case (e.g. business planning and program review)
  • Managing project issues and taking corrective action, as required, to deliver complete scope, at desired quality, in time and within budget for own project and suggest actions to guide and mentor
  • other project managers;
  • Proactively identifying project issues and risks and creating successful action plans for resolving issues and mitigating risks; minimizing project exposure and risk;
  • Managing end-to-end projects, as well as project resources (budget and team);
  • Maintaining existing plans, PPM Office tools, procedures and systems in use within the PPM Office that are needed to manage and direct PPM Office development activities;
  • Effectively applying project management methodology(ies) and enforce department project processes and standards accordingly;