Reporting to the Service Improvement Manager, this position is responsible for the delivery of project management services across the Planning and Development department. This role focuses on business projects and not IT, engineering, construction, etc. The project Manager is responsible for initiation, planning, resourcing, scope development, budget preparation, implementation, quality control, change management, facilitation, contract management, close out and post project analysis. Primary duties include:
Provide leadership to project teams, define/assign project roles and responsibilities, and develop project team members by allowing them to expand their skill base and network to become more resourceful.
Deliver presentations to the project steering committee, key stakeholders (for example business unit /department leaders) and council committees, as required. Act as the project spokesperson for all aspects of the project to all audiences.
Determine resource requirements and consult with the sponsor on appropriate selection process (assign, recruit or contract).
Lead the development of the project charter, scope statement, identification of project deliverables and timelines.
Prepare procurement documents such as tender specifications, requests for proposal or request for quote.
Work with internal partners to resolve conflicts to ensure deliverables are met on schedule and on budget.