IT SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT MANAGER

 
 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
It is the National Arts Centre’s goal to be an inclusive organization that engages and welcomes all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and therefore actively seek to recruit candidates who are women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

COVID-19 pandemic:
This position has the ability and may be required to work remotely. The National Arts Centre (NAC) will provide the incumbent with equipment required to perform their duties from home.

Canada is our stage:
The National Arts Centre is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada. The NAC’s vision is to lead and support the renewal of the Canadian performing arts sector over the next three years, with The Next Act, it’s 2020-2023 strategic plan. Through collaboration and investment in creation, production, co-production, and dissemination, along with a heightened focus on community engagement, learning, and innovation, the NAC will shape a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future for the performing arts in Canada.

Job Number: J0321-1332
Job Title: IT SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT MANAGER
Employment Type: Full-Time, Term
Job Category: Information Management Services
Open Positions: 2
Posting Date: June 25, 2021
Closing Date: August 1, 2021
Salary: $68,400.00 - $100,400.00/Year
Language Requirement: Bilingual
Working Hours: Full-Time, 2-year Term
Monday to Friday, 35 hours a week
Job Reports To: Project Portfolio Manager

Key Activities

Reporting to the Project Portfolio Manager, the IT Systems Implementation Project Manager is responsible for managing the implementation of IT Projects in the areas of Human Resources, Finance, Ticketing and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). The IT Systems Implementation Project Manager is accountable for maintaining all project records, monitoring of the project budget, contracts, procurement, design, development, implementation of progress, and serving as the point of contact for all project activities. The position works in close partnership with project team members in IM/IT, HR, Finance and Visitor Experience.

Responsibilities:
• Contribute to the modernization and transformation of the NAC’s digital business infrastructure;
• Act as a liaison between the technical team and functional end users;
• Engage a mix of traditional and Agile project management practices to collaboratively plan, execute and control the activities of a project team within scheduled time and cost parameters;
• Plan and coordinate the activities of project personnel, contractors and other support providers;
• Prepare work breakdown structures, Agile Epics, User Stories, Backlogs and Roadmaps to demonstrate project scope of work;
• Develop, plan, analyze, evaluate and prioritize deliverables and requirements in conjunction with project/Scrum teams;
• Participate in the preparation of functional and technical specifications required for tender documents;
• Manage relationships with vendors;
• Track progress against established goals, objectives and milestones;
• Manage project budget.

Skill Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, information management, communications, business administration or a related field or a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience;
• Ability to facilitate meetings with clients and stakeholders;
• Ability to provide analysis, advice and recommendations related to the implementation of new technologies or applications;
• Ability to create project documentation;
• Excellent consulting and collaboration skills;
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills;
• Ability to implement concepts, ideas and plans while functioning in a flexible, constantly changing environment;
• Ability to conceptualize, negotiate and sell ideas internally and externally;
• Fluency in English and French is a strong asset;
• PMP Certification, Agile Certification and/or other IT related certification is an asset.

Experience:
• Recent experience in the management of information technology projects and of their implementation;
• Experience implementing Payroll, HR, Finance or CRM systems is an asset;
• Experience with Agile / Scrum product development methodologies is an asset.

Knowledge:
• Knowledge of Project Management and Agile best practices and methodologies.

Personal Suitability:
• Flexibility;
• Innovative thinking;
• User focused;
• Must be a strong team player as well as an individual contributor;
• Adept at managing relationships with professionalism and sensitivity to differences;
• Thrives when working in a creative, innovative technology environment with a history of results;
• Highly organized, disciplined self-starter, capable of working independently or in close collaboration within a project and Agile development teams.

Who Can Apply

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

All communication will be conducted through email and interviews via videoconferencing. Please ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your resume including your current email address.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.

Important Notice

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified true copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

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