Senior Project Manager / Leader I&IT

  • Job Category:

    Project Management

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

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  • Position Type:


  • Job Term:


  • Rate:

    $110 Per Hour

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Client: Ministry of Health

Location: 5700 Yonge St. (work remotely from home)

Role: Senior Project Manager / Leader

Term: 12 months + renewal

Rate: $100-110 p/h

Start date: May 24, 2021

RQ # 01317



Requirements: What you'll need


Skills, Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications


Must Haves:

  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies: Nexus 9K, Cisco SD-WAN routers, LAN switches, VLANs, VMware ESXi networking, DNS/DHCP/IPAM, Palo Alto, Docker Containers, API Scripting, cabling design
  • Experience with the projects related to 24x7 critical environments and operations
  • Experience implementing new network (LAN/WAN) to multiple sites, and managing detailed network transition collateral


Nice to Have:

  • Public Sector Experience
  • Leads new network (LAN/SDWAN) implementation project and manage network transition collaterals
  • Demonstrates knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies, facility design standards, and interpret network diagrams
  • Effectively collaborates with telecommunication and facility project managers and operation managers to identify project dependencies and establish integrated plan
  • Gathers and develops requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan.
  • Leads daily meetings with the LAN/WAN design and implementation team, identifies and resolves the project roadblocks
  • Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met
  • Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience directing project teams (network SMEs) 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.
  • Effectively manages procurements, preferably in OPS environment
  • 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, gating, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.
  • Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed.
  • Establishes and participates in steering committee and stakeholder forums.
  • Provides, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.


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