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Our Government of Canada client is in need of a Project Manager, Level 3 for a multi-year IM/IT project.

The successful candidate must currently have a valid Secret clearance. 

The Project Manager will be required to manage medium to large scale, complex, multi-team, multi-platform IT systems development projects and/or infrastructure design and implementation projects.

Our client uses a stage gate governance model to facilitate the delivery of IT projects.


The Project Manager’s key responsibilities may include leading and managing the operational, financial and technological aspects of the IM/IT projects. Their key tasks and activities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Manage and support Digital and IM/IT development team(s);
    • Ensure team members are informed, have clear goals and work collaboratively in partnership with clients and other stakeholders to achieve planned outcomes;
    • Identify skill/capacity issues and propose actions to management to remediate
    • Coach team members as needed;
  • Develop mission statements, project charters, integrated project plans, resource plans, contingency plans, and related project artifacts.
    • Develop, maintain and manage the detailed project plans and schedules to track progress;
    • Develop work plans for project resources and monitor overall progress and initiate corrective action where necessary;
    • Develop, manage and maintain the project budgets;
    • Prepare and maintain project’s contingency plans as required;
  • Prepare, define, maintain and manage the project scope and deliverables;
    • Rigorously manage scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters;
    • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and budget(s);
    • Apply change control and configuration management processes;
    • Develop recovery plans in the event of projects delays;
    • Manage the development of comprehensive project life-cycle documentation;
  • Leverage Agile methodologies, enablers and best practices to accelerate project delivery;
    • Lead and/or facilitate all relevant Agile ceremonies (sprint planning, stand ups, retrospectives, backlog refinement sessions, etc.);
    • Guide the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values;
    • Update sprint backlogs and help to remove impediments;
    • Monitor and report on key Agile performance metrics to the management team;
  • Proactively identify issues and risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize impact on related projects and drive resolutions
    • Escalate to senior management as appropriate;
    • Evaluate project progress to detect limitations or faults in order to seek solutions to a more efficient process;
    • Assess potential interdependencies with other projects and prepare impact assessments;
    • Develop risk management plan/risk log;
    • Facilitate issue resolution;
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques;
    • Conduct project status meetings, prepare management presentations/ status reports
    • Conduct final project evaluation review to assess project performance and develop “lessons learned” documentation;
    • Prepare and perform project final acceptance/close-out/sign-off;
  • Other duties as required.

Due to the length of time required to obtain a Secret level security clearance, only those who are currently in possession of a valid, unexpired Secret clearance can be considered.

We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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