Company Name:
United Way of Calgary and Area
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Contract
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
http://www.calgaryunitedway.org/
ID
6093
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Senior Project Manager

United Way of Calgary and Area (UWCA) is the largest non-government source of funding for human care and community support programs in the Calgary region. United Way works with its community partners to build sustainable solutions for the future, while providing services today to improve lives of people when they need it most.

United Way of Calgary and Area is looking for a full-time two-year contract Senior Project Manager to join the Corporate Services team. Reporting to the Vice President, Digital and Information Services, the role of the Senior Project Manager is accountable for the implementation of digital services projects including launching the Philanthrophy Cloud Salesforce platform and implementing Business Intelligence into the United Way Calgary organization. The Senior Project Manager will manage the schedule, budget, scope and reporting for all Digital Services initiatives. The Core Competency characteristics every member of United Way is expected to possess are Adaptable & Resilient, Relationship-Oriented, Collaborative, Results-Driven, Values-Driven, and Strategic Thinking.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead a cross-function program management team, including managing relationships with external vendors.
    • Overseeing and managing the team members working on the project.
    • Facilitating and organizing Sprint planning sessions with development teams, making sure team members have a clear understanding of acceptance criteria.
    • Overseeing the development and execution of required test plans.
    • Providing transparency into project health through published schedules, regular status reporting, and current budget and forecasts.
    • Managing and documenting any scope changes impacting schedule, budget or quality.
    • Implementation of Change Management objectives (planning, definitions, acceptance by sponsors and execution).
      • Lead teams to resolve complex technical, business and project issues. Develop and manage the appropriate program resource plan.
      • Accountable to review and update project charters, project management plans, project schedules, risks and issues logs.
      • Report program progress to key program stakeholders including managing working and steering committee meetings.
      • Identify, escalate and remove any road blocks impacting program delivery.
      • Build good relationships with involved stakeholders and provide effective stakeholder management at all levels – IT teams, project teams, business groups, executives.

 

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience.
    • Certified Scrum Master.
    • PMP and/or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner.
    • 7-10 years’ experience as a Senior Project Manager.
    • Proven management and team leadership abilities; experience managing teams composed of internal staff and external 
    • Have experience in facilitating and organizing Sprint Planning sessions with development teams and User Acceptance Testing.
    • Strong Organizational and Change management skills.
    • Experienced in project budgeting, managing and resource forecasting for a project portfolio of $1M - $3M 
    • Experience implementingSalesforce and/or Business Intelligence systems would be considered an asset
    • Strong knowledge of digital technology and business Intelligence
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work well within a team environment.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize.

 

Instructions:

  • Reply by email no later than 4 pm on January 24 , 2018
  • Reply to:  [email protected]
  • Subject Line: Senior Project Manager , Your Name.
  • Attachment: Your email should include one PDF attachment combining the cover letter and resume.
  • Please name the attachment last name_first name (example: singh_tanya.pdf).

 

UNITED WAY OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFITS PACKAGE. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Visit our website at www.calgaryunitedway.org

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only those being considered will be contacted.