Senior Project Manager

Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 11-22-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager with experience in the public sector for a contract opportunity in Victoria, BC.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Project Manager will be primarily responsible for planning, leading, coordinating, and executing all project activities for a large procurement project, including tracking and monitoring the deliverables and overall scope of the project
  • The project Manager will need to deliver items including, but not limited to:
    • Finalized Project Workplan;
    • Status Reports (Weekly);
    • Risks, Issues, Actions and Decisions Log (Weekly);
    • Budget Monitoring; and
    • Project close-out activities.
  • Preferably have a post graduate degree (i.e. masters or doctoral degree in a discipline related to the applicable Category). 
  • Have a PMI – Program Management Professional (PgMPSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation; 
  • Have the ability to make effective use of technology (e.g. special product knowledge such as Microsoft Project); 
  • Provide project examples that clearly demonstrate experience on at least three (3) projects of twelve (12) months or longer duration, which includes tight timelines, strong communication, leadership and political skills to understand, navigate, and meet stakeholders’ needs and expectations and reporting project status to an executive position (e.g. executive steering committee); 
  • Provide project examples that clearly demonstrate five (5) or more years in managing multidisciplinary teams and developing esprit de corps within the project team 
  • Experience in portfolio management
  • Experience in managing the change control process with evidence of strategic communications, end user involvement and training (e.g. managing changes and trade-offs between competing goals); and 
  • track record of successfully delivering large, complex projects (greater than $10M in value, greater than one (1) year in duration and at least ten (10) people reporting to the Senior Project Manager) preferably in a public sector environment
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of experience within the last ten (10) years as a Senior Project Manager in one or more of the following areas: 
    • Project Integration Management 
    • Project Scope Management 
    • Project Time Management 
    • Project Cost Management 
    • Project Quality Management 
    • Project Human Resource Management 
    • Project Communications Management 
    • Project Risk Management 
    • Project Procurement Management 

About Affinity:
Affinity is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long-term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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