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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 an experienced Project Manager to oversee and manage a large-scale Information Technology (IT) procurement. The Project Manager will be required to work on-site with a team to lead, coordinate and execute activities for the Procurement project. The ideal candidate will have extensive procurement and project management experience within an IT context.  
SkillsProject Management, Procurement, MS Project 
TypeContract 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience within the last ten (10) years as a Senior Project Manager
  • A solid understanding and experience with software such as Microsoft Project
  • 3+ projects with 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)
  • Five (5) or more years in managing multidisciplinary teams and developing esprit de corps within the project team (e.g. core business staff, professional employees, middle managers and other private sector contractors)
  • Demonstrated experience in portfolio management (e.g. strategic alignment and prioritization) including effective portfolio management controls and reporting
  • Demonstrated 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)
  • Successful delivery of 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)
 
Nice To Have Skills
  • A post graduate degree (i.e. masters or doctoral degree in a related discipline - Certification as a CA, CMC, CMA, CGA or CFA as an alternative to a conventional post graduate degree will be considered
  • PMI – Program Management Professional (PgMPSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation
 
LocationVictoria 
Work Environment4 months with 4 possible 6-month extensions 
Hourly RateNegotiable