Project Manager - Web Development
Brian @ GSI Group - Toronto, ON

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Our Government client is looking for a Project Manager for their Web Re-Design, Re-Development project. We are looking for a Project Manager with extensive experience working on web development projects. This is 6 month project to start with the posibility of a 6 month extension. This position will be located in downtown, Toronto. If you have the skills required please send your resume as soon as possible.

Assignment Duties
The Project Manager is responsible for:

  • Defining and reviewing the business case and requirements and translating technical requirements into functional specifications and actionable work plans.
  • Developing full scale project plans and facilitating the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables and identifying project tasks and resource requirements.
  • Leading the planning and implementation of project and tracking project. deliverables, milestones, inter-project dependences and program reporting by using appropriate tools.
  • Creating the resource management and responsibility matrix.
  • Coordinating project staff, setting and meeting deadlines, coordinating launches, and facilitating communication.
  • Managing project budget, planning and scheduling project timelines and ensuring project budget is managed throughout the duration of the project.
  • Reporting to EDC senior management and other stakeholders on progress at various stages throughout the work.
  • Obtaining stakeholders signoff on key deliverables.
  • Proactively managing risks, and systematically resolving or escalating issues in a timely manner.
  • Leveraging project management best practices and incorporating lessons learned into day-to-day project activities.
  • Overseeing development and monitor the training plan.
  • Ensuring that project documentation is updated and current.
  • Facilitating and overseeing standards compliance for project document management.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • A project management designation or certification is a definite asset.
  • At least 10 years of project management and consulting experience.
  • Proven leadership skills and experience managing large and complex IT projects.
  • Clear understanding of Business Requirements, Statement of Work, Project Plan, System Development Life Cycle, etc.
  • Experience with proven project methodology tools/software.
  • MS project planning and scheduling including identification and management to the Critical Path.
  • Experience and knowledge of policies, procedures and standards with respect to enterprise project management methodologies.
  • Strong working experience and knowledge of complex IT project issues resolution, risk and change management.
  • Experience with project scope and change control methodologies as they apply to large technology projects.
  • Working knowledge with development and management of project reporting tools and methodologies.
  • Experience in facilitating and managing project communications and on ability to create executive briefing and status reporting.
  • Capability to prepare project documentation (e.g. charters, business case, project plan, requirements specification, schedule, risk registers, project review report, etc.).
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and follow up on the work of teams of resources consisting of finance and government business stakeholders, information & technology stakeholders and contract resources.
  • Excellent understanding of web technologies and recent web developments
  • Excellent problem solving, leadership, facilitation, interpersonal and a communication skills.

Technical Capabilities:

  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Project Server 2003 or higher.
  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools ( Excel , Visio, PowerPoint, etc).
  • Familiarity with project methodologies and standards (PLC, ITIL) and tools, e.g. SharePoint, Vignette.
  • Experience with SDLC ( System Development Life Cycle ) , SMLC ( System Management Life Cycle), etc.

Deliverables:

  • Project Charter that outlines the project objectives, scope, estimated costs, estimated duration, deliverables, risks, assumptions, project sponsors, additional resource requirements, etc.
  • Roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders.
  • Schedule and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Deliver detail Project Plan for each phase of the project (include communication plan, risk and staff management plan, etc.).
  • Analyze results and creating reports for Management as needed.
  • Create and provide presentation for Management team.
  • Track problem and document issues within a project.
  • Record and provide meeting minutes.
  • Deliver, distribute and update documentation (e.g. charters, business case, requirements specification, schedule, risk registers, project review report, etc.).
  • Obtain stakeholders signoff on key deliverables.
  • Management of Budget for Capital IT project.

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