18 days old

IT Project Manager

City of Airdrie
Airdrie, Alberta T4B 3C3


Position ID:  J0722-0635

Job Type:  Full Time

Department:  IT Emerging Solutions

Number Of Positions:  1

Closing Date: August 19, 2022

Min Salary:  $91,494.00/Year

Max Salary:  $114,367.00/Year



The City of Airdrie fosters a culture of accountability and values open dialogue, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative relationships, learning, ownership, and encouraging the heart. We are searching for another team member who will help us get to the next level.

Our Team:

We are creative enablers of technology solutions and implementation resulting in improved efficiency and effectiveness for our customers. We provide support to our customers by optimizing technology resulting in a highly trained workforce.

As part of the IT Emerging Solutions department, this position will lead Business Technology projects throughout the project lifecycle. The prime requirement of this position is to provide project teams and stakeholders with consistent structure, methods, techniques and tools. A key requirement is to build and leverage relationships in order to successfully complete projects within a given timeframe, cost and scope. This position promotes project management awareness, leadership, functional consultation and guidance in the use of the corporate IT project management methodology and tools, and actively participates in continuous improvement to the process.

The Opportunity:

• Leading multidisciplinary project teams throughout the IT project lifecycle and achievement of project objectives within the constraints of time, scope and cost
• Completion of project methods and processes including, but not limited to:
- Joint project planning meetings
- Developing proposals, charters, plans, schedules (i.e. task definition, time estimates and resource assignments) and the day-to-day execution of the project
- Project budget management
- Managing the closeout activities and completing closeout reports
• Ensuring project control processes are utilized such as:
- Tracking, monitoring and communicating project progress against the project plan
- Tracking issues, decision requests and change requests from identification through to resolution
- Identifying the impact to project scope, budget, resource requirements, timelines, etc. when changes are introduced
• Regular interaction and communication with stakeholders including management, project sponsors, Portfolio Management Office (PMO), and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) which could include written and verbal progress reports and presentations
• Working closely with the Corporate Information Governance (CIG) team to ensure that project deliverables and outcomes are in alignment with the Corporate Information Governance Framework
• Ensuring the mechanisms for quality control are applied within projects, providing a neutral perspective and consistency of approach
• Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of the IT Project Management Methodology by providing assistance, feedback and support for the Portfolio Management Office (PMO)


You Bring:

• A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
• Formal project management training or equivalent (e.g. Project Management certificate)
• An active Project Management designation (e.g. PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP)
• Formal training in a recognized change management methodology is an asset (e.g. Prosci)
• Extensive experience managing large implementations for Office/Microsoft 365 and related applications (e.g. SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Power BI) is an asset
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in managing technology projects of a large and complex nature
• Familiarity with a municipal government setting would be an asset
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a team environment, demonstrating sound judgment and initiative to establish priorities, meet client expectations and deadlines
• Strong team leadership and ability to lead project teams to a specific goal
• Strong ability to build relationships, negotiate and influence within the department, the organization and with external vendors/suppliers
• Strong communication and presentation skills, demonstrating tact and diplomacy in order to establish strong and successful working relationships with external and internal stakeholders
• Ability to formulate and coordinate plans for a variety of projects, sometimes concurrently
• Strong problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to quickly align with shifting priorities, work assignments and timelines

We Offer:

Along with a competitive compensation program and City paid health and dental premiums, this position also includes:
• Excellent health, dental, paramedical, and benefits plan
• First-in-class pension plan
• Career development and tuition reimbursement
• Employee discounts, gym membership, social events, and health & wellness initiatives

Continuous learning through training and development is encouraged as are flexible work arrangements, when possible. We recognize that our people work best when they feel engaged in their environment and appreciated for their efforts and our overall benefits package reflects that.

Additional Information:

This full time (37.5 hours per week) position includes a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

A cover letter is required with all applications expressing your interest in the position, what you can bring to the job and how you meet the experience requirements.

At the interview stage you will be required to show proof of formal training and Project Management designations (e.g. degree and/or Project Management certificate, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP).

Interviewing and hiring may commence prior to the posted closing date.


Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-09-08

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