Reference #: 6141
Location: Nunavut
Type: Sub-contract

Donna Cona Inc. is currently seeking service in Project Management specifically related to overseeing terms of reference development for an ERP systems solution. The successful candidate should have strong overall project management experience in Financial and Human Resource ERP systems, IT applications, database and system projects, along with excellent planning and organization skills, understanding of procurement processes, application development, deployment, and emerging technologies, ability to work well within a team and as a team leader, ability to document and respond to changes as they occur, enhanced knowledge and experience using MS Project, as well as oral and written communication skills appropriate to all levels of management and clients.

The successful candidates will have the following profile:

  • Able to translate organization vision into project vision;
  • Excellent planning and organization skills;
  • Able to keep projects moving toward successful completion in face of aggressive schedules and challenging developments;
  • Able to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule, project milestones and deliverables to stakeholders on a regular basis;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary and multicultural team and as a team leader;
  • Knowledge of fundamental project management processes, methodologies, tools and techniques, and ability to adapt them to the client;
  • Understanding of, and ability to utilize, UML notation;
  • The ability to adapt and deal with situations and manage everyone’s expectations through ongoing changes on the project as they occur;
  • Knowledge of contract management processes;
  • Have clear oral, written, nonverbal and effective interpersonal communication skills appropriate to all levels of management and clients;
  • Understanding of the client contract procedures;
  • Able to earn trust and respect from project’s stakeholders;
  • Well balanced understanding of business relationships, business requirements, IT requirements and technical solutions;
  • Experience in the effective utilization of team members to complement and support each other;
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and changing priorities; and
  • Knowledge and experience in using MS Project and applications that help carry out day-to-day project tasks; including but not limited to MS Office suite

The successful candidates should have the following demonstrated experience:

  • Responsible for the overall planning, scheduling and assignment of project tasks associated with the project;
  • Assembling and leading a Project Team that may consist of internal department members, client department members and third-party vendors;
  • Working closely with resource managers to set clear expectations and roles for project team members;
  • Ensure the delivery of information technology projects meeting scope, schedule, budget, and quality objectives;
  • Change management;
  • Delivering quality and satisfaction through constant communication with project stakeholders;
  • Manage project issues and risks;
  • Manage day to day project tasks for implementing products and services from initiation through to handoff to operational support;
  • Reviewing status of deliverables and recommending approval of the deliverables;
  • Liaison with third party vendors and developers of applications and programs used on a project by the client; and
  • Developing project work performance data and reports for distribution to all stakeholders.

Donna Cona is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.  We don’t discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, national origin, disability, age or any other protected status.   We are committed to maintaining a barrier free recruitment process by providing equal employment opportunities through recruiting and retention of individuals.

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