PROJECT MANAGER (Temporary)
July 29, 2020
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary project manager to work in Administration Department. In this role, you will be working with senior management to manage a large records management system implementation as well as other smaller projects as required.
The term of the assignment is to December 31, 2021, and the effective date of this position is to be determined.
- As a part of the Administration team, directly manage and be responsible for the overall success of a large complex implementation project with many stakeholders, as well as other smaller projects as required.
- Conduct project management activities and produce project management artifacts and deliverables as per the agreed to methodology;
- Manage the work to be delivered by ensuring that vendor and internal resources are made available and that the work is developed and is fully operational within previously agreed time, cost and performance parameters;
- Determine the composition, roles and responsibilities, budgetary requirements and terms of reference for the work to be delivered;
- Develop and maintain project work breakdown structures (WBS) and schedules, identifying project scheduling and dependency issues;
- Coordinate integration/customization activities involving data integration and/or common components with vendor SMEs;
- Coordinate infrastructure setup activities with vendor SMEs;
- Report progress of the Work to be delivered on an ongoing basis using a project dashboard tracking overall scope, cost, schedule and risk statuses of ongoing projects, Post Project Reviews.
- 8+ years hands on experience as a project manager on both technical and non-technical projects, working on all phases of the project management lifecycle.
- Knowledge of project management tools & techniques.
- Strong experience with organization change management.
- 2+ years of Agile experience.
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, including strong presentation skills.
- Experience managing stakeholder groups and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness.
- PMP or CAPM designation an asset.
The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of colour, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ2SI+ workers, and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.
Travel may be required; therefore, applicants must hold a valid B.C. Driver's Licence.
Resumes will be accepted by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention to: Stephanie Smith, President, c/o Lisa Trolland
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