Job Title: Project Manager, PMO
Internal/External: External and Internal
Department: IT – Project Management Office
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Location(s): Moncton or Dartmouth
Salary: Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package
Reports to: Manager
Closing Date: February 7, 2011
“Improving lives through our products and services, people and expertise.”
Recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Medavie Blue Cross understands each one of its 1,700 employees plays a key role in building a strong and successful organization. Throughout the six provinces in which we operate, we know our people make a difference in our customers’ lives each day. We encourage our employees to be involved and to support activities that allow for personal and professional growth and development. As a not-for-profit organization, we also place a high priority on giving back to the communities in which we live.
The corporate Project Management Office is responsible for managing strategic corporate projects as well as promoting the project management discipline within our organization.
Project Managers successfully deliver major projects for the organization following the Project Management Institute’s approach, develop the project management skills of others in the company and increase the maturity of the project management discipline corporately.
As a Project Manager, your key responsibilities will include:
Managing business and technology programs and projects to successful conclusion;
Promoting the benefits of project management at all opportunities, typically via informal discussions with team members;
Performing quality reviews of deliverables created by other project managers, as requested; and
Recommending ways to improve the processes and tools used for program and project management.
As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications:
Education: College diploma, university degree or equivalent program
Work Experience: A minimum of five years experience managing projects from initiation through closing
Other Qualifications: Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required within one year of assignment to this position
Familiarity with IBM’s Rational Unified Process (RUP) would be an asset
Computer Skills: Working knowledge of tools used in Project Management (such as Microsoft Project, Office, Visio) and working knowledge of CA Clarity would be an asset
Language Skills: Written, spoken and reading English a minimum; spoken and reading French an advantage
You also demonstrate the following core competencies:
Analytical Thinking: Coordinates information from multiple projects to form a comprehensive perspective.
Communication Skills: Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions, sets clear objectives and measures and monitors process and progress.
Customer Orientation: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
Execution and Organizational Skills: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects and sets clear objectives and goals.
If you are interested in working with a team of professionals in a challenging role and you possess the necessary qualifications, please follow the instructions for applying online via the Medavie Blue Cross Corporate website by clicking on the link below.
We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Reliability screening will be required.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
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