Project Manager

  • Job Category:

    Project Management

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Advertised:


  • Position Type:


  • Job Term:

    6 Months

  • Rate:

    $85 Per Hour

  • Job ID:



·       Leads solutions options through the cloud first team

·       Refines & documents the Business Problem

·       Assesses upgrade path from the Vendor

·       Solicits and documents the high level requirements to determine other solutions that are available for engagement in with the Cloud First Team

·        Developing and managing the project schedule, decomposing the project scope into measurable tasks, with responsibilities, timelines, dependencies, and costs

·        Defining, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and setting deliverables/quality/performance expectations for project resources

·        Resolving resourcing conflicts and negotiating changes to resourcing needs

·        Collaborates with various internal or external service providers/partners to plan/align project dependencies and/or integrate solution components

·        Proactively planning and prioritizing tasks effectively to respond to numerous and diverse challenges and demands

·        Managing expectations in line with project critical success factors

·        Communicating and controlling the scope, time, and cost of the project to team members, clients and other stakeholders

·        Ensuring issues are identified, tracked, reported, and resolved in a timely manner

·        Provides project status update reports, biweekly, to support project reporting for senior executives

·        Identifies, analyses, prioritizes and communicates project risks for decision makers

·        Provides recommendations and mitigation strategies based on a detailed evaluation of risks and issues along with an understanding of the business implications

·        Ensures documents are maintained in a shared repository and that knowledge is shared among team members

·        Assists in the facilitation of team, vendor, and client meetings

·        Communicates effectively to identify needs and evaluate solutions to complex business and technical issues      


  Knowledge Transfer Requirements

  • Knowledge transfer is expected to occur throughout the duration of the assignment through regular meetings, touchpoints, and working sessions with LRC staff
  • All artefacts, including all relevant and complete documents, must be transferred to the ministry in the designated repositories provided
  • Dedicated knowledge transfer sessions will be scheduled to ensure completeness of knowledge transfer and all documentation is shared, and allow LRC staff to ask clarification and/or follow up questions



Agile Project Management Experience – 40%

  • 10+ years demonstrated hands-on Project Management experience managing large complex application development projects
  • 7+ years demonstrated experience managing agile/iterative/scrum projects
  • Experience creating and managing project schedules, project plans, issue/risk logs, status reports and other project management artefacts
  • Experience planning and managing OPS project gating, architecture and governance checkpoints/requirements


Leadership, Facilitation and Communication Skills – 50%

·        Demonstrated experience leading project teams, facilitating interactions with clients and among the project team

·        Excellent verbal and written skills

·        Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and deliver within extremely tight and/or aggressive project timelines

·        Strong communication skills to present complex or technical details to business clients

·        Strong negotiation, consensus building and ability to manage/facilitate difficult conversations with team members, clients and/or executives

·       Experience with engaging business and IT stakeholders, understand requirements for new functionality or changes to existing ones and providing high level and detailed estimates

·       Expert knowledge/experience in writing detailed user stories

·       Demonstrated experience with facilitation and the ability to interpret business needs to technical requirements

·       Demonstrated ability in conducting feasibility analysis, project scoping and providing project work estimates

·       Experience with requirements development involving requirements elicitation, analysis, specification and validation


Technical Skills – 10%

·        Understanding of key phases and tasks of an IT project

·       Advanced Office365, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Project, Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Visio

·       Experience with iBase (an i2 product) databases an asset



Experience and Skill Set Requirements


·       Minimum 10+ years of experience as a Project Manager

·        Advanced knowledge of project management principles, methods and techniques

·       Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

·       Proven experience facilitation of client meetings/workshops, interpretation of business needs to technical requirements

·       Experience creating and documenting detailed user stories        

·        Experience managing privacy and security deliverables

·        Advanced knowledge and experience with Agile development concepts and methodologies

·        Experience leading technical teams

·        Strong technical and business aptitude

·        Persistent attention to detail

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills (clear & concise)

·        Self-motivated leader with strong interpersonal skills

·        Advanced skills in Office365, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, and Visio, and Planview

·       Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and deliver within extremely tight deadlines

·       Previous government experience is an asset

·       Experience with requirements development involving requirements elicitation, analysis, specification and validation

·       Strong communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and negotiation skills to work seamlessly in an agile cross-functional team, with clients, vendor(s) and other stakeholders.

·       Excellent facilitation, presentation, time-management and problem-solving skills.

·       Able to build strong and trusting relationships, liaising effectively stakeholders

·       Knowledge and experience with supporting Public Sector Digital First strategies; experience with working with Digital Service standards including formal submissions for assessments as per official digital standards established

·       Able to resolve issues in a timely manner, provide options and recommendations.

·       Understand business metrics and able to translate business goals and objectives into digital experiences.

·       Knowledge to ensure compliance with requirements for accessibility and user centric design including Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Simpler, Better, Faster Services Act

·       Strong research skills to perform industry research, provide options and make recommendations for solution improvements.



Must have 

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience as a Project Manager 
  • 7+ years experience in agile/iterative/scrum projects 
  • Experience with engaging business and IT stakeholders, understand requirements for new functionality or changes to existing ones and providing high level and detailed estimates 
  • Experience with requirements development involving requirements elicitation, analysis, specification and validation 



  • Public Sector Experience  






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