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CL-Project Manager - Senior (FOIP Request Management Solution - Phase 3)

Location: 108 St. Building - 9942 108 St NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Department: Service Alberta

Division: Office of the Corporate Chief Information Officer

Branch Name: Client Services Management

Section: Service Delivery Professional Services

Work Location: St. Building - St NW, Edmonton, AB

Estimated Workdays:

Estimated Start Date: -Oct-

Estimated End Date: -Mar-

Estimated Hours Per Day: .

Project Overview:

The Service Alberta DDI team requires Information Technology (IT) professional resource to provide Senior Project Management services for the project delivery of the DDI IMT ministry projects to Modernize & Enhancements of GoA Service Delivery within ministry of Service Alberta. Initiatives to Modernize & Enhancements of GoA Service Delivery of Department application including the following: FOIPNet is the current corporate record tracking system used for FOIP access request case management by the Government of Alberta. The FOIP Review & Transformation Division is mandated through legislation (http://www.servicealberta.ca/foip/) to provide FOIP services on behalf of the GOA. FOIPNet is a legacy application, which does not meet the current and changing business needs of FOIP Review and Transformation. The FOIPNet Replacement project is required to ensure the mandated requirements for FOIP services can be met now and into the future. The project will replace the existing FOIPNet system with a COTS solution that was procured through a negotiated Request for proposal (NRFP) during -. Senior Project Manager is required to plan, coordinate, analyze and manage multiple IMT projects. Key activities include requirements gathering, planning, coordinating, and project management to effectively support department priority project. The Senior Project Manager is to provide Project Management support of the mandated project by providing governance, prioritizing, monitoring and reporting of the Initiative. The Project Manager’s primary role will be in the planning and coordinating of the development and delivery of project deliverables for the FOIPNet Replacement project, which transformation project of the FOIPNet legacy application. The resource will support various IMT initiatives identified through intakes from the Business Relationship Management team and prioritized through IMT Governance mechanisms.

Description of Services:

Responsible for the coordination and completion of IT projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. • Compile project charters and business/project plans to support activities, including the most suitable approach to be used in the development of each applicable project, to ensure business objectives and data integrity are achieved. • Manage project(s) that will document business requirements, design and deliver IT solutions that are compliant with and contribute to the Ministries’ enterprise architecture. • Assist with the development of recommendations including providing details of resource requirements, dependencies, interdependencies, policy implications pertaining to internal/external influences and the methodology to be applied. • Produce and package deliverables for presentation to various internal support teams, steering committee, and other project stakeholders. • Manage multiple projects, project resources and project governance. • Work with project sponsors to ensure that effective project communication exists through the duration of the project including escalation of risks as required. • Take responsibility for ongoing client satisfaction – manage peer-level client relationships and overcome hurdles to ensure win-win solutions. • Collaborate with business and IT leadership to develop a well-defined project plan that clearly states the project’s objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, resource requirements, risks, benefits and budget. • Work with project sponsors and the project management office to develop a project organization structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders. • Document and report project status against established objectives, milestones, budget and resources and facilitate tracking and closure of issues and risks. • Develop project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans and take corrective action for completion of project tasks. • Provide guidance to project resources in establishing work priorities and prompt delivery of project tasks. • Develop, as required, related requirements documentation. • In collaboration with project sponsors, assess whether the project achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future similar projects. • Provide leadership and assistance to business and project teams that require change management and communication support. • Work within the standards defined by the project management office and in the absence of standards work with the project management office to define new standards.

Required Skills :

Description of Skill Min Years of Experience
M1 - Proposed resource must be submitted at an hourly rate of $xx.xx per hour or less for all possible terms. Note that proposed rates which are lower than this maximum rate will receive a higher score in evaluation. *Select 'Verified' for YES, 'Not Verified' for NO.0.0
M2 - The proposed resource must meet or exceed one of the following: • University graduation in business, management or a related discipline and 4-yr Project Management (PM) experience; OR • 2-yr diploma in business, management or a related discipline and 6-yr PM experience; OR • 1-yr certificate in business, management or a related discipline and 7-yr PM experience; OR • 8-yr PM experience4.0
M3 - Experience working as a Project Manager on a large complex custom software application development project (where the software is developed in house for that specific organization) in an environment of similar size and complexity to the Government of Alberta. *Experience must be described in resume8.0
M4 - Experience managing multiple projects concurrently. *Experience must be described in resume8.0
M5 - Experience defining project scope and goals in collaboration with business stakeholders.8.0
M6 - Experience developing project deliverables including project charters, business cases, briefing notes, status reports, risk logs and project closures.8.0
M7 - Experience managing custom application development projects with at least 5 team members. *Experience must be described in resume8.0
M8 - Available to lead frequent (daily) face-to-face meetings with clients and technical teams located in Edmonton as required. *Select “Verified” for YES, “Not Verified” for NO.0.0
M9 - Proposed resource must have own computer equipment and be comfortable using it for completion of work required by this contract. *Select 'Verified' for YES, 'Not Verified' for NO.0.0

Optional Skills :

Description of Skill Min Years of Experience
D1 - Experience managing custom software application development projects following a formal project life cycle methodology. *Experience must be described in resume5.0
D2 - Experience creating and managing projects in Microsoft Project.7.0
D3 - Experience leading and facilitating meetings with stakeholders at all levels.5.0
D4 - Experience leading change management and communication planning.5.0
D5 - Experience working in or for the public sector.3.0
D6 - Experience developing and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships across the organization, including executive level.4.0
D7 - Experience creating and management project forecasts and budgets.4.0
D8 - Experience working with staff, contractors and vendor teams.5.0
D9 - Experience working with Freedom Of Information Privacy (FOIP) systems or processes is highly desirable.3.0
D10 - Currently active PMP or PGMP Certification as issued by the Project Management Institute or equivalent (attach a copy of the certificate or provide the certificate number) Enter “1” for “Yes” and “0” for “No”.1.0
D11 Do you have related Canadian education (e.g. certificate, diploma or degree) or your foreign credentials certified by Immigration Canada, IQAS or any accreditation acceptable to the Government of Canada or Alberta? Provide information regarding certification of foreign credentials. *Enter “1” for “Yes” and “0” for “No”.1.0