David Aplin Group Project Manager, IT Contract in Halifax, NS

David Aplin Group

Branch Halifax NS CA

Project Manager, IT
Halifax, NS

Nick Misener, Recruiter, Aplin Information Technology,. Experience in significant technology initiatives in a government or enterprise setting is considered an…


Looking for your next challenge? Archway IT, a division of David Aplin Group, is recruiting for Project Managers with a background in IT to work with our clients in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for planning, executing and successfully completing projects to the satisfaction of key stakeholders. In this role, you will bring into effect successful process and system changes that will support the achievement of strategic goals and will implement best practices across the organization. If you have previous project management experience paired with excellent communication and problem solving skills, this could be the opportunity for you.

The Role:
Defines project objectives and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders. Plans project timeline and effectively manages changes to the plan.

Monitors and reports project status, assesses risk, anticipates problems and takes action to address any issues affecting the project scope, schedule, budget or quality.

Delegates, prioritizes, and manages the tasks of the other functional core team members. Ensures that project goals and staff assignments are realistic and achievable.

Provides leadership to clear barriers to team progress, resolves conflicts within the team and outside the team. Provides coaching and feedback to team members. Inspires the team and gets them engaged in achieving the project vision.

Works with third party vendors to define timeline and deliverables and manages them to meet the deadlines and develop quality deliverables. Takes action to correct any delivery issues as necessary to ensure stakeholder satisfaction.

Responsible for effective communications between management, business users, IT and third party vendors throughout all phases of the project.

The Ideal Candidate:
Minimum five (5) years’ experience as a Project Coordinator or Project Manager.

Strong written and oral communications skills.

Experience with IT contract and vendor management.

Experience working with multiple stakeholders.

High-level proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio and MS Project.

Experience in significant technology initiatives in a government or enterprise setting is considered an asset.

CAPM or PMP designation is considered an asset.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to

Nick Misener, Recruiter, Aplin Information Technology,

[email protected]


We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-HAL


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada – all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-03-31
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