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Project Manager (Level 3)

Gatineau, Quebec
Project Manager (Level 3)
Our federal client is seeking the services of a Project Manager (Level 3) to provide leadership for the implementation of a variety of major projects in all branches in support of internal project teams. The Project Manager (Level 3) is required for a coordination and planning function (example: in support of broader branch governance, or a number of projects with interdependencies) OR may also include the setting up of a larger PMO in support of a very substantial project. The Project Manager (Level 3) must provide overall advice on all
matters associated with the specific project identified.
 
The approach for the Project Manager (Level 3) must be both consultative and iterative in nature and as such requires collaboration with all internal resources within both the branch conducting the project, the other stakeholder branches and the Innovation, Information and Technology Branch (IITB).
 
Must-have Skills:
 
  • 20+ years of experiences as Project Manager
  • Must hold Enhanced Reliability Clearance
  • Must hold PMP Certifications
 
Tasks:
 
The consultant will complete the following tasks to the satisfaction of the Project Authority
Working with a team of departmental staff, the PMO, and project managers, the Project Manager (Level 3) must lead the implementation of a project or coordinates a number of projects, and provides overall coordination and
assistance to the project managers. The Project Manager (Level 3) tasks include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Develop a PMO charter and implementation plan;
  • Define and document PMO team development objectives;
  • Determine resource requirements (HR and financial), PMO composition, roles, responsibilities and
  • terms of reference for the team;
  • Design, implement and monitor operations of the project office against established goals, objectives and
  • milestones as defined in the PMO charter and implementation plan;
  • Coach, mentor and direct PMO staff in project management processes (as defined by the Project
  • Management Institute), good practices, methodologies, tools, and requirements as defined within the departmental IMP;
  • Develop a results-based management framework with identified Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to
  • measure the effectiveness of the PMO and its supporting processes;
  • Create the data collection methodology, calculate and report on the KPIs identified in the results based
  • management framework;
  • Contribute to the organization's strategic and business planning initiatives, including the directorate’s operational plan, if necessary;
  • Develop and document project office control and reporting procedures to manage changes in the PMO implementation plan;
  • Develop and document control and reporting procedures and the change control process for all projects (as applicable);
  • Develop and document the risk and issue management processes to be used by the project;
  • Identify, treat, and manage risks and issues;
  • Establish quality control processes by which the project will be managed and must adhere to;
  • Monitor all aspects of the project;
  • Transfer functional and technical knowledge to the departmental project teams through individual and group training, demonstrations, written instructions and documents on an ongoing basis throughout the life of the project; and
  • Maintain all project artifacts as per established document management requirements for the department and TB policy.
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