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Project Manager (AODA, Cloud, Public Exp) Inc

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 13, 2020.

“The start date of this job is flexible and in order to find the best candidate the job may remain open much longer than the date mentioned on this posting…or you may be asked to start sooner than the expected start date if you are able to do so” URGENT: Please read the job description below.

If this interests you, please send a MS-Word version copy of your updated resume (ASAP) along with your salary expectations, first available date and a telephone contact number Please mention the job title above in the subject line The recruiter in charge of this role is Leonard If you do not think you are a match for this opportunity, but know someone who is, feel free to forward this email to them and you will be eligible for a referral bonus upon a successful hire.

One of our government clients is looking for a Project Manager (AODA, Cloud, Public Exp) Length: Contract term is 4 months with a possibility of extension Location: Toronto, ON Summary We are looking for a very senior resource here who has experience across the network, application, and cloud spectrum.

This resource will be managing a variety of modernization projects, and needs to be able to communicate technical requirements to C-level stakeholders and speak to the technical resources.

The successful resource will have a mix of professional services/consulting (KPMG, Deloitte, PWC) and public sector experience.

Responsibilities Provides project management on large scale, complex, high profile and high risk projects for Ontario Government I&IT initiatives.

Ensures project deliverables meet clients’ business requirements on time, scope and budget, with a focus on cost-effectiveness, efficiencies and compliance with Ontario Government project management methodologies and frameworks.

Key Activities 1.

Continuing activities of supporting and promoting Cluster and ministry organization on agile / scrum work including support of: a.

Other CYSSC branches b.

Child Welfare Redesign Team 2.

Development of a CYIS Digital First platform and technology stack with key stakeholders.

Focus of the work will be to move from monolithic applications to more agile, low code / no code and reduce TCO of current CYIS suite of applications.


Ensure that platform and technology stack aligns to both CYSSC and Ontario Government architecture requirements and overall government Digital First Agenda.

Must Haves:
– Public Sector/government experience
– Professional services experience
– MS Project
– Experience on large modernization projects
– Experience managing migration to cloud projects General Skills
– Leads organizational development, strategy development, business planning, and Ministry funding requests.

– Gathers and develops requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan.

– Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met
– Experience developing and managing project schedules, deliverables, and scope
– Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies
– Demonstrated experience directing project teams to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and adhere to government and ministry standards
– Extensive experience coordinating and monitoring project processes, and developing/communicating guidelines and procedures
– Sources, selects and on-boards team members in various disciplines, clarify roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources that are both Ontario Government unionized employees as well as fee for service (FFS) consultants.

– Resolves resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, negotiates changes to resourcing, ensures knowledge is shared among team members such as project objectives and deliverables are met.

– Develops complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies.

– Effectively manages large project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.

– Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed.

– Articulates and prioritizes issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommends mitigation strategies for decision makers.

– Establishes and participates in steering committee and stakeholder forums.

– Provides, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.

– Uses appropriate strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects
– concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out.

– Promotes Ontario Government I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources.

Desirable Skills
– Knowledge and understanding of Project Management’s Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge
– Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices
– Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards
– Ability to make recommendations on the acquisition of software, hardware, and technology resources
– Experience managing and coordinating project monitoring, anticipates and troubleshoots issues, provides ongoing expertise, resolves problems and provides project effectiveness
– Ability to identify conflict between project and functional areas and develops responses to successfully address conflict
– Ability to handle client relationships to manage expectations, provides updates as required, identifies potential conflicts between project and functional areas Skills Please note that this is the most up to date version of job description available at this time
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