ESAPD-1585-Project-Director

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
DescriptionOur Client is seeking a Senior Project Director to provide leadership and direction to a project team and all stakeholders for the delivery and planning of an upgrade to an application as well as implementation of an ongoing Application Management Services contract.  
SkillsProject Management of Large Enterprise Wide Projects, Presentations, Meetings, AMS, Schedule Development, BCP, PIA, ITIL, UAT  
TypeContract 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • Experience managing a minimum of two large enterprise wide projects (both IT application and infrastructure)(minimum project budget $2M). (2 projects meeting this requirement)
  • Experience in developing and delivering executive level presentations and business documentation for all levels in an organization. (8+ years)
  • Experience in facilitating executive meetings and communicating with senior management and project stakeholders. (8+ years)
  • Experience managing Application Management Services (AMS) and Application Development Services (ADS) contracts that include multiple vendors. (7+ years)
  • Experience overseeing the development of complex project schedules with significant interdependencies, plans and strategies, estimation of resource requirements, development and monitoring work plans for completion of project tasks including overseeing subprojects and assigned project managers. (7+ years)
  • Experience identifying, analyzing and successfully managing project risks on large, complex multi-year projects. (7+ years)
  • Experience working with a large and diverse team of business and IT professionals for large complex business application migrations, involving multiple vendors and stakeholders. (5+ years)
  • Experience in managing and leading significant organizational and technological change within a matrixed organization. (5+ years)
  • Proven experience with Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity/Resumption Planning. (5+ years)
  • Experience with applying security controls in project solutions and designs including Security and Threat Risk Assessment and Privacy Impact Assessment. (2+ years)
  • Experience in managing multiple projects at a program level. (5+ years)
  • Experience with ITIL IT change/release management methodologies. (5+ years)
  • Experience conducting, facilitating and interpreting impact and risk assessments across multiple alternatives. (5+ years)
  • Experience with automated User Acceptance Testing processes on large, complex, multi-stakeholder environments. (3+ years)
  • Very efficient in MS Office suite of products (Project, PowerPoint, Word and other office products (recent versions).
 
Nice To Have Skills
  • Currently active PMP or PgMP Certification as issued by the Project Management Institute or equivalent
  • ITIL Foundation certified V2 or V3
  • Experience with process evaluation leading to process improvement. (5+ years)
 
LocationEdmonton 
Work Environment14 months 
Hourly RateNegotiable