Project Manager – Senior

Posted 2 years ago

We have an excellent short term contract opportunity for a Senior Project manager in Ottawa.


Work would be done remotely from anywhere within Ontario.


Must have:

  • Reliability level Federal Security clearance is mandatory
  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in leading RFP, contract negotiation and vendor management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project/program management methodologies and tools,     including Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative development
  • Certifications: PMP and/or Agile


If you are available, please send your resume to [email protected] OR [email protected] OR refer someone interested


Job Posting Title:   Project Manager – Senior


Job Posting Start Date:   02/08/2021

Job Posting End Date:   05/28/2021


Site:   Ottawa



Description:   NOTE:


– Start date can be pushed until February 15th if required. However, preferred contractor would be able to start ASAP.


– Contract duration is 4 months. At this point, no further extension is expected.


– This job can be performed remotely from anywhere within Ontario


– Hired contractor will be working on the Managed Mobility Service Project (MMS). MMS aims to streamline the mobility services for client’s Group of companies & move all devices to a cloud service.


– Hiring Manager will be looking for competitive market rates.


POSITION TITLE: Senior Project Manager



  • Manage all aspects of project management from discovery through delivery implementation and stabilization:

o    Create and manage project plans, charters, schedules, budgets, quality, communication, resource and risk management plans

o    Provide the direction required to meet the project objectives and commitments

o    Analyze and make decisions on projects, considering project benefits, scope, cost, schedule, and quality

o    Prepare reports regarding status of project

o    Ensure appropriate management of stakeholders throughout the project

  • Collaborate with the IT PMO to ensure compliance with project standards, processes, tools and methodology
  • Work with the BSD Lead and BSD IT Partner to ensure compliance with engagement processes and business partner requirements
  • Act as prime liaison between Client and Third Party organizations on project related issues or inquiries
  • Oversee integration of the agile team’s deliverables with the project at large, as well as how deliverables may have touchpoints in related sub-domains
  • Provide administrative support to enable the Scrum Master to focus on his/her core delivery responsibilities
  • Lead or play a key role in Scrum meetings to drive coordination
  • Provide and maintain accurate project forecasts
  • Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered to the Planning & Intake team in collaboration with the Project Control Officer (“PCO”) such as the reporting of project status of actions, issues, risks
  • Work with Product Owner(s) to understand vision and goals for Products
  • Workshops with stakeholders to understand and document requirements/user stories
  • Provide requirements to other team members to complete their work
  • Design and draft process deliverables based on requirements (e.g. internal processes to support or deliver MMS)
  • Assist with service introduction documentation
  • Ensure all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information






  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in leading RFP, contract negotiation and vendor management
  • Project Management: comprehensive knowledge of project/program management methodologies and tools, including Agile methodologies
  • Delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in agile / scrum / iterative development
  • Academic: Post-secondary degree in Technology or related field (required)
  • Certifications: PMP and/or Agile




  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in managing large programs
  • Experience in cloud implementations
  • Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, ROI development etc.

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