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Senior Project Manager

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Status: Contract F/T

Posted On: 01/18/2013


We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead the implementation of a Public Health Communicable Disease and Outbreak Management information system, Release 1, through to completion. The consultant will be taking over from an existing resource.


Contract Duration:  One year, from January 28, 2013 to January 28, 2014



·         Preparation of a project charter.

·         Provision of a project plan to progress the next project release, identifying key project tasks, deliverables and responsibilities.

·         Preparation of a project-based communication plan for all levels, including stakeholders.

·         Management of the overall project budget, tracking and reporting of budgets and variances.

·         Project status reporting to PMO and Executives, IT and business sponsors, and stakeholders.

·         Management of work stream leads, providing direction and mentoring/coaching.

·         Completion of the project initiatives on time, on budget, with acceptable level of quality.

·         Proactively managing scope to ensure that only what was agreed to is delivered, unless changes are approved through scope management.


Candidate Requirements


·         Significant project management experience; management of multi-million dollar, complex multi-stakeholder and/or multi-organizational IT projects

·         Health care experience ideally in Public Health (5-7 years)

·         Proven experience of managing COTS product configuration within the complete project life cycle (design to final user acceptance test).

·         Proven experience in the area of clinical stakeholder engagement and communication.

·         Proven experience of managing project teams with multiple skill sets including IT and subject matter experts with limited IT exposure.

·         Proven facilitation skills (e.g., facilitating diverse groups to a decision or consensus)

·         Demonstrated ability to manage / oversee multiple work packages concurrently and coordinate efforts with external dependencies

·         Strong communication skills at all organizational levels from executive to front-line staff

·         Proven experience in delivering projects which drive significant organization change in a complex decision making environment

·         Experience working in large complex matrix organizations

·         Organizing projects (e.g., negotiating resources, managing multiple teams)

·         Proven experience in the identification, management and mitigation of project risks

·         Management of vendor selection process and management of vendors

·         Resource management – human and financial



·         PMP designation



For more information about the role, or to apply, contact Varsha Prashad at before Tuesday January 22, 2013.