Toronto Community Housing Project Manager Temporary in Toronto, ON

Toronto Community Housing

Branch Toronto ON CA

Project Manager
Toronto, ON

Effectively manage the allocation of project funds dedicated to the delivery of assigned projects, and ensuring that cost criteria are met….

The Project Manager is accountable for ensuring the business needs and outcomes for project delivery are achieved as per the business case. They will manage and lead business technology change projects as assigned, performing project management and senior business analysis functions as required to ensure timely, on-budget and effective selection, acquisition, and implementation of new or revised business systems and processes for Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) in partnership with our vendors and our clients which include the managers, staff and subsidiaries of TCHC.
Major responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned project and operational staff tasks, including allocation of approved staff resources, delegating, scheduling and prioritizing of staff workloads and developing, mentoring and coaching others
  • Research, analyze and assess potential projects as assigned, working with stakeholders and appropriate TCHC staff to produce business cases and project scope documents
  • Lead the procurement process for a new system by preparing a procurement strategy / plan, prepare RFI’s and RFPs, manage scoring and evaluation of responses, write recommendation reports, conduct options analysis, conduct vendor briefings and debriefings, lead vendor negotiations and coordinate the process of drafting service level agreements and contracts
  • Manage project partnerships with contractors, service providers, Senior Management teams, TCH and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare project plans by producing project work breakdown structures, project charter & schedules and by ensuring implementation, contingency, risk management, communications, quality assurance & staffing plans are completed.
  • Management of 2 to 3 Microsoft Share Point application developers
  • Ensure stakeholder signoff / approval is obtained at each step of Project Management Life cycle including Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle methodologies
  • Effectively manage the allocation of project funds dedicated to the delivery of assigned projects, and ensuring that cost criteria are met.
  • Perform project control / tracking / reporting by ensuring that day-to-day management of project working groups, including assigned staff is conducted
  • Schedule and conduct project meetings including technical team, working groups, steering committee.
  • Ensure appropriate project governance is in place
  • Engage in quality assurance reviews of project
  • Plan and manage multiple projects on-time and on-budget
  • Research, review and prepare advice and reports on project management trends and issues
  • Recommend changes to information technology strategies to accommodate changing business needs
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Key qualifications:
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Three University degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science, with an emphasis on program and project management, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Knowledge of Share Point development as well as prior experience with corporate web site development and content management projects.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is considered an asset.
  • Minimum 7 years related work experience project or program management.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of the principles and practices of project management and demonstrated ability in monitoring, reviewing and reporting on major projects.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft software (PowerPoint, Project, Word, Excel, etc.) and Project Management tools and processes.
  • Supervisory or managerial experience in a technology department.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral / written communication skills and client relationship skills
  • Excellent team building skills, listening, coaching, group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Extensive knowledge in business systems development and requirement analysis.
  • Experience leading system integration projects.
  • Strong presentation, writing, and/or training skills
  • Experienced meeting facilitator.
  • Knowledge of Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act an asset
  • Knowledge of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act an asset
  • or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Temporary
    Location: Toronto, ON, CA
    Posted on: 2015-05-23
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