Project Manager


Posted 4 months ago

We are looking for a Project Manager! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Project Manager
Term: Contract – 6 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 3 days on-site
Industry: Government
Job ID number: C1409


Brief Description on Duties:


  • Knowledge and experience with crating, augmenting and negotiating Licensing agreements
  • Practical knowledge with financial analysis, forecasting and tracking multi-year engagements

Nice to Have/Optional:

  • 10+ years of Integrated Enterprise project management experience across business and I&IT teams.
  • Experience with the management of Stakeholders, risks, changes, issues, time, scope and resources.
  • Experience with I&IT technology site deployment/rollout.
  • Practical experience with crating, modifying and negotiating Licensing agreements
  • Practical knowledge with financial analysis, forecasting and tracking multi-year engagements

Public Sector Experience

  • Experience with Public Sector ITIL process including incident management, release management, problem management, support models, etc.
  • Experience with Service Ontario/Ministry of Government and Consumer Services business processes, gating procedures, project management requirements and business rules.
  • Knowledge of Ontario Government network and desktop infrastructure procurement, implementation and support models.


  • Provides project management on large scale, complex, high profile and high risk projects for OPS I&IT initiatives.
  • Ensures project deliverables meet clients’ business requirements on time, scope and budget, with a focus on cost-effectiveness, efficiencies and compliance with OPS project management methodologies and frameworks.

General Skills:

  • Leads organizational development, strategy development, business planning, and Ministry funding requests.
  • Gathers and develops requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan.
  • Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met.
  • Experience developing and managing project schedules, deliverables, and scope.
  • Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience directing project teams to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and adhere to government and ministry standards.
  • Extensive experience coordinating and monitoring project processes, and developing/communicating guidelines and procedures.
  • Sources, selects and on-boards team members in various disciplines, clarify roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources that are both OPS unionized employees as well as fee for service (FFS) consultants.
  • Resolves resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, negotiates changes to resourcing, ensures knowledge is shared among team members such as project objectives and deliverables are met.
  • Develops complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies.
  • Effectively manages large project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.
  • Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed.
  • Articulates and prioritizes issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommends mitigation strategies for decision makers.
  • Establishes and participates in steering committee and stakeholder forums.
  • Provides, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.
  • Uses appropriate strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects – concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out.
  • Promotes OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources.

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with crating, augmenting and negotiating Licencing agreements
  • Practical knowledge with financial analysis, forecasting and tracking multi-year engagements
  • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management’s Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards.
  • Ability to make recommendations on the acquisition of software, hardware, and technology resources
  • Experience managing and coordinating project monitoring, anticipates and troubleshoots issues, provides ongoing expertise, resolves problems and provides project effectiveness
  • Ability to identify conflict between project and functional areas and develops responses to successfully address conflict
  • Ability to handle client relationships to manage expectations, provides updates as required, identifies potential conflicts between project and functional areas

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Manager

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