Reference #: 6624
Location: Remote
Type: Sub-contract

Donna Cona Inc. is currently seeking a Senior, Technical Project Manager, for one of our key government clients.

We are seeking the service of a Project Manager with Business Analysis experience specifically related to website design and development. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of best practices involved with user-experience (UX) design, search engines, marketing, communications, analytics, and website optimization. The Project Manager will be required to lead the internet site, update project from initiation to deployment, resulting in on time, on budget and accurate delivery. Working knowledge of open source software and web content management systems like Drupal, WordPress, Joomla and more specifically Drupal 9 will be considered an asset.

The successful candidates will have the following profile:

  • Excellent knowledge of web development processes;
  • Ability to translate organization vision into a project vision;
  • Ability to conduct needs assessments to analyze current business problems or opportunities of an organization;
  • Excellent planning and organization skills;
  • Knowledge of website usability, conversion optimization, analytics, email marketing and search engine optimization;
  • Ability to keep project moving toward successful completion in face of aggressive schedules and discouraging developments;
  • Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule, project milestones and deliverables to stakeholders on a regular basis;
  • A 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 & techniques, and ability to adapt them to the client;
  • Understanding of, and ability to utilize, UML notation;
  • Experience with responsive web design and development;
  • The ability to adapt and deal with situations and manage everyone’s expectations through ongoing changes on the project as they occur;
  • Have clear oral, written, nonverbal and effective interpersonal communication skills appropriate to all levels of management and clients;
  • Understanding of the clients contract procedures;
  • Ability to earn trust and respect from project’s stakeholders ;
  • Solid understanding of network and communication technologies including WAN, LAN and emerging technologies;
  • 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;
  • Ability 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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review and validate website designs and functions;
  • 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;
  • Leads a project team by facilitating client requirements, translating requirements into project plans, and executing on that plan;
  • Managing project scope, budget, timeline, quality, requirements;
  • Monitoring and communicating risk and change, problem solving, identifying opportunities;
  • Work closely management to set clear expectations and roles for project team members;
  • Creates communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders;
  • Change management;
  • Delivering Quality and Satisfaction through constant communication with project stakeholders;
  • Identifies data, interfaces, and tests requirements;
  • Manage project issues and Risk;
  • Develops and executes systems and acceptance test scripts and procedures;
  • 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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