Develop an integrated program/project plan and subsequently execute and monitor the plan.
Direct the activities of internal and external (contracted) resources as required by the program/project.
Develop and manage program/project governance structure (including Project Steering Committee) to drive consensus on project issues and achieve desired outcomes.
Prepare and communicate detailed monthly and ad hoc reports to stakeholders including status reports and updates to the Project Steering Committee.
Scope Management: utilize the project governance structure (Project Steering Committee, identified stakeholders) to establish and maintain clear project boundaries and agreement on project scope.
Schedule Management: establish and monitor project schedule ensuring adherence to key milestones.
Risk Management: identify and monitor risks and propose mitigation strategies as appropriate.
Team leadership: manage a diverse team of project managers involved in the program, technical experts and senior leaders in the organization. Assertiveness and business acumen will be critical.
Budget and Contract Management: manage the program/project budget including sub-contractor and supplier performance.
Top Skills Required
Bachelor’s degree or Technical Diploma in an applicable area such as Engineering or Computer Science.
Proven solid Program and Project Management experience and understanding of Program and Project Management techniques and methodologies with proven experience in Fleet Management and/or Systems Engineering and/or Radio Systems Engineering and/or Fleet Networking projects. or equivalent.
5+ years of full cycle technology project management experience, from conceptual, to requirements gathering, to system design, system build, system testing and commissioning, training, and cutover.
Experience gathering, analyzing, and writing formal functional and technical requirements documentation for design specification and procurement of equipment and services.
Experience leading an interdisciplinary team of technical and business resources effectively.
Good understanding of the wider goals of the program to decide on suitable program strategies and objectives.
Manage/coordinate activities and resources across inter-related projects, including project managers.
Resolve high impact risks and issues across inter-related projects.
Extensive and proven experience managing stakeholders and an ability “to bring people together”. Must have excellent “people skills”, excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing. Must display a sense of “urgency to get the job done”.
Strong leadership, management and problem-solving skills.
Experience in managing organizational change (OCM) in programs/projects.
Experience in managing multiple suppliers and complex contracts.
Experience in the management of resources and large budgets, including status reporting, forecasting.
Experience working with, communicating to, and making formal presentations and recommendation to senior management within a large organization.
Experience developing and implementing technology programs/projects and business process initiatives designed to improve efficiencies.
Knowledge of standard MS Office tools -including Microsoft Project-, and SharePoint.
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
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