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PROJECT MANAGER - ICT

Toronto Catholic District School Board
Toronto, Ontario

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE POSITION OF 
PROJECT MANAGER  
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION 
NON-UNION LEVEL 8 - $80,439 - $96,526  

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) is seeking a Project Manager to join its Information and Communication Technology Division.  Reporting to and under the direction of the Senior Coordinator, IT Planning & Strategy Department, this exciting opportunity will support the Project Portfolio Management. 

The Project Manager will have broad experience with managing IT-related projects in enterprise environments and working collaboratively with cross-functional and integrated teams.  

CRITERIA FOR INTERVIEW: 

  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience managing various projects in information technology or business environments.
  • University Degree in any information technology or business-related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with various project management frameworks and methodologies. 
  • Sound foundational knowledge of IT infrastructure and architecture, hardware and software, cloud-based applications and services and cybersecurity. 
  • Ability to balance distinct roles of that of a project manager and technical advisor and to effectively communicate with various stakeholders in both technical and non-technical terms. 
  • Completion of a professional certification such as PMP would be an asset.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrate the ability to effectively manage and lead projects and teams and work with multiple stakeholders. 
  • Capable of analyzing complex business problems, proposing effective solutions and understanding applying business vision and direction. 
  • Possesses excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills and an ability to deal with potential problems before they escalate. 

     MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Support the Project Portfolio Management by ensuring that projects are strategically and operationally aligned with overall objectives and organizational goals. 
  • Regularly liaise with various teams and department heads to glean new and emerging projects while defining key business requirements and supporting them through the project intake and approval process. 
  • Carry out all primary project management duties including ideation and intake, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing. In addition, produce and carry out project documentation, coordinating meetings, meeting minutes, team task management, project communications, presentations and reporting. 
  • Monitor project scope and conduct periodic project reviews, identify issues, manage the change request process and determine project impact including budget while providing progress updates to key project stakeholders and to the ICT Senior Leadership team.
  • When needed, and in consultation with the project sponsor and Senior Coordinator, perform additional tasks such as logistics, training materials, communications, etc.
  • Coach teams and mentor individuals through the analysis, design and development of project management processes.
  • Develop and deliver ongoing project management training and best practises to the ICT division for adoption and implementation. 
  • Continually review and improve project management processes, methods, approaches, and tools. 
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned or required. 

Note: Some of the current and emerging projects at TCDSB include but are not limited to: Office 365 and Microsoft Teams, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Academic and Administrative Computer Refresh, Staff iPhone Refresh, SD-WAN Implementation, Budget Software, and HR Recruitment Initiative.  

Barrier-Free Recruitment
The TCDSB is committed to creating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.  Please inform the Human Resources department, at the time of your application, of any requirement for accommodation in order for us to assess all candidates in a fair and equitable manner. Documentation to support the accommodation may be requested as required prior to the implementation of the accommodation measures.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a completed résumé, cover letter, and any related educational documents, and reference letters, no later than Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 

Applications are to be submitted online through Apply To Education. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Please note, candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide original applicable education documents.

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Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-11-06

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