Sr Project Executive to join the PMO of a large Canadian Pensions Trusted Digital Repository Project

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Mar 20, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 128365
Location: Ottawa
Our valued Public Sector client requires a Senior Project Executive to join the PMO of a large Canadian Pensions Trusted Digital Repository Project.
Must Have:
  • Valid certification in one of the following: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, MSP, MoP, Prince2
  • University degree in Project Management, Computer science or equivalent
  • Valid enhanced reliability Clearance
Tasks Include, but are not Limited to:
  • Assess the organization's capacity/capability to undertake and successfully deliver a project in the context of the overall program or portfolio program or portfolio priorities through strategic planning
  • Advise Senior Management on a range of issues affecting the organization's ability to achieve the project's business objectives
  • Assist in the prioritization and assignment of projects within the program/portfolio
  • Provide functional guidance to  several Senior Project Managers, each responsible for an element of the project/program/portfolio and its associated team
  • Meet with organizational executives to ensure all organizational (internal and external) stakeholders are committed to moving forward on the project (e.g., opportunity evaluation)
  • Manage the implementation of a project/program/portfolio to identify, analyze, plan, track and control progress on a continuous basis
  • Make recommendations and provide advice for improvements and assist in developing solutions and implementing recommendations (e.g., policy development and standards development)
  • Prepare and present findings, status and other relevant matters
  • Contribute and provide functional guidance in the development of Project Business Case (e.g., business planning and program review)
  • Support the effective management of Program changes in accordance with the change management process
  • Motivate the team to ensure commitment to the program's objectives
  • Specify the general requirements of the project
  • Develop project alternatives and identify their administrative, economic, and technical feasibility and practicality; and associated policy and organizational change requirements; o. Support the effective planning, directing, and controlling of a project team within scheduled time and cost parameters
  • Produce overall project plans and obtain approval of preliminary analysis
  • Update and provide briefings to upper management on progress and concerns of the project