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Project Manager

City of Calgary

  • Posted on: January 10, 2021
As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of project management services across the Corporate Analytics & Innovation business unit. You will be responsible for initiation, planning, resourcing, scope development, budget preparation, implementation, quality control, change management, contract management, close out and post project analysis. 
  • Manage a diverse project portfolio, including but not limited to:
    • City Online Data and Intellectual Property Portal Project.
    • Other e-commerce storefronts related to the Digital Commerce and Transaction System Replacement Program.
  • Manage project integration including: project plan development, project plan execution, overall change control, integration, alignment and project cost management.
  • Determine resource requirements and consult with the sponsors on appropriate selection process (assign, recruit or contract).
  • Provide leadership to project teams, define/assign project roles and responsibilities, and develop project team members by allowing them to expand their skill base and network to become more resourceful.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to the project steering committee, key stakeholders and council committees, as required. Act as the project spokesperson for all aspects of the project to all audiences.
  • Prepare procurement documents such as business cases, tender specifications, and requests for proposal or request for quote.
  • Work with internal partners to resolve conflicts and enforce service level agreements to ensure deliverables are met on schedule and on budget.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Geomatics, Geography, Engineering, Commerce, Business Administration, Information Technology or a related field plus at least 5 years of project management experience; OR;
  • A completed 2-year diploma in Geomatics, Geography, Engineering, Commerce, Business Administration, Information Technology or a related field plus at least 7 years of related experience.
  • Experience in geospatial mapping, processes and systems is required. Experience in ecommerce projects an asset.
  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an asset.
  • Success in this position requires you to:
    • Demonstrate strong planning and organizing skills in order to meet challenging deadlines.
    • Have flexible approaches to problem solving, with an ability to lead teams through influence rather than authority and to work concurrently with multiple stakeholders.
    • Have strong strategic, tactic and analytical skills along with the ability to lead, problem-solve, and make sound decisions.
    • Excellent communication skills to prepare and present to a variety of audiences; well-developed consulting, consensus building and facilitation skills, business analysis/project management, negotiation skills, and the ability to manage contracts.
Pre-employment Requirements
  •    Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications. 
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