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Sr I&IT Project Manager
Sr I&IT Project Manager

Sr I&IT Project Manager

Company : Ministry of Transportation
Salary : $80,595–$128,730 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

As a Senior I&IT Project Manager in the Project Management Program Delivery, Labour and Transportation I&IT Cluster, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that drive digital transformation using design thinking strategies and exploring new technology trends that continue to redefine IT, business and the way we service the citizens of Ontario. You will build and maintain strong partnerships between internal Government of Ontario departments, academic institutions and private businesses to help grow Ontario's innovation ecosystem.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

  • Plan and lead Information Technology (IT) initiatives ranging from large multi-ministry/multi-year projects to small enhancement initiatives.
  • Develop and manage client relationships, foster partnerships with business clients, internal and external stakeholders, and solution delivery partners.
  • Develop project charters and master project plans, guides definition of goals, deliverables and scope working with project stakeholders to ensure clarity, accuracy, and acceptance.
  • Manage project Issues, Risk, Actions, Decisions (IRAD), identify and recommend mitigation strategies and action plans.
  • Manage project financials, resources plans, governance reporting and escalations.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to project teams

How do I qualify?

Leadership and Change Management Skills:

  • You provide leadership in researching best practices to establish and maintain high standards for products.
  • You have experience leading multi-disciplinary teams (user experience designers, developers and quality assurance experts) to deliver complex a range of digital solutions.
  • You have experience leading large scale, complex projects and initiatives with high levels of autonomy.
  • You embrace change and innovation-Growth and Change Leadership,
  • You promote innovative ideas and create an environment where everyone can apply innovation in their work.
  • You have continuous improvement mindset

Project Management Knowledge and Experience:

You have:
  • Knowledge of project management theory, methods and techniques related to all phases of an IT project life cycle
  • Experience in leading digital initiatives from concept to launch using agile methodologies
  • Experience working with product roadmaps and backlogs to ensure a smooth and on-time delivery.
  • Experience developing and monitoring multi-year project plans, with strong IRAD (Issues, Risks, Actions, Decisions) management skills
  • Experience in resource management practices and methods, including financial and controllership management to develop and manage large project budgets
  • Managed project resources and ensured project has appropriate resourcing to complete the approved work within the approved time and budget
  • Experience negotiating with clients on project scope, time and cost to define the project completion and acceptance

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

You have:
  • Knowledge of IT systems development phases, requirements and interdependencies
  • Knowledge of IT solutions & architecture, standards, processes and strategies
  • Knowledge of the OPS checkpoint and gating processes required to successfully complete an application development project

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

You have:
  • Negotiation skills and diplomacy, to facilitate discussions, diffuse tensions, and resolve issues
  • Political acuity to collaborate, share information, lead/participate in relationship building forums with stakeholders
  • The Ability to develop and facilitate partnerships with ministry program areas and ensure understanding of business directions, objectives, and priorities.
  • Experience working collaboratively with various stakeholders, influencing outcomes, and obtaining buy-in

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 87 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region or 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region

Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario

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Posted on:
Monday, November 21, 2022

  • C-MT-190990/22