Project Manager - Web Projects; Project Manager - JD Edwards

Toronto Community Housing

Toronto Community Housing (“TCH”) is the largest social housing provider in Canada and the second largest in North America. It is home to approximately 164,000 persons with low and moderate-incomes in its 58,500 residential units. Our tenant population includes seniors, families, singles, refugees, recent immigrants to Canada, and people with special needs. Our tenants come from diverse backgrounds. This diversity includes age, education, language, sexual orientation, mental and physical disability, religion, ethnicity and race as well as increasing diversity in lifestyles and values. Our portfolio includes more than 360 high-rise and low-rise apartment buildings throughout the city.

Permanent Opportunity

Project Manager - Web Projects; Project Manager - JD Edwards


File#:TCH#14IT(E)51
Salary:$75,280.32 - $91,747.88
Location:65 Overlea Blvd.
Division:Information and Technology Services
Class:Management Grade 7
Positions Available:2

# OF POSITIONS: 2 (1 temporary up to one year and 1 permanent)

 

Position Summary

The Project Manager is accountable for ensuring the business needs and outcomes for project delivery are achieved as per the business case. They will manage and lead business technology change projects as assigned, performing project management and senior business analysis functions as required to ensure timely, on-budget and effective selection, acquisition, and implementation of new or revised business systems and processes for Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) in partnership with our vendors and our clients which include the managers, staff and subsidiaries of TCHC.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned project and operational staff tasks, including allocation of approved staff resources, delegating, scheduling and prioritizing of staff workloads and developing, mentoring and coaching others
  • Research, analyze and assess potential projects as assigned, working with stakeholders and appropriate TCHC staff to produce business cases and project scope documents
  • Lead the procurement process for a new system by preparing a procurement strategy / plan, prepare RFI's and RFPs, manage scoring and evaluation of responses, write recommendation reports, conduct options analysis, conduct vendor briefings and debriefings, lead vendor negotiations and coordinate the process of drafting service level agreements and contracts
  • Manage project partnerships with contractors, service providers, Senior Management teams, TCH and other internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Prepare project plans by producing project work breakdown structures, project charter & schedules and by ensuring implementation, contingency, risk management, communications, quality assurance & staffing plans are completed.
  • Ensure stakeholder signoff / approval is obtained at each step of Project Management Life cycle including Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle methodologies 
  • Effectively manage the allocation of project funds dedicated to the delivery of assigned projects, and ensuring that cost criteria are met. 
  • Perform project control / tracking / reporting by ensuring that day-to-day management of project working groups, including assigned staff is conducted
  • Schedule and conduct project meetings including technical team, working groups, steering committee. 
  • Ensure appropriate project governance is in place 
  • Engage in quality assurance reviews of project
  • Plan and manage multiple projects on-time and on-budget
  • Research, review and prepare advice and reports on project management trends and issues
  • Recommend changes to information technology strategies to accommodate changing business needs
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science, with an emphasis on program and project management, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Knowledge of SharePoint an asset as well as prior experience with corporate web site development and content management projects.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is considered a strong asset.
  • Minimum 7 years related work experience in diverse project and program management with large, complex, multi-year IT systems and technology projects incorporating both capital and operating components. 
  • Experience as the Primary Project Manager in one or more of the follow implementation / upgrade projects: JD Edwards Financials CRM, HRIS, Internet Web site.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of the principles and practices of project management and demonstrated ability in monitoring, reviewing and reporting on major projects. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft software (PowerPoint, Project, Word, Excel, etc.) and Project Management tools and processes.
  • Supervisory or managerial experience 
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral / written communication skills and client relationship skills
  • Excellent team building skills, listening, coaching, group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Analytical ability with excellent attention to detail 
  • Extensive knowledge in business systems analysis and problem resolution 
  • Excellent budget and risk management skills 
  • Experience leading vendor management and contract negotiations
  • Strong presentation, writing, and/or training skills 
  • Experienced meeting facilitator.
  • Knowledge of Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act an asset
  • Knowledge of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act an asset


Please note: applications sent by email must only be sent to human.resources@torontohousing.ca. All emails for consideration must include the job title and job number in the subject line.

Toronto Community Housing is committed to equity in employment. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from women and men, people from racialized communities, sexual minorities, persons with disabilities and aboriginal persons.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request to human.resources@torontohousing.ca.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applications must be received by May 22, 2014 at:

Human Resources Division
Toronto Community Housing Corporation
931 Yonge Street 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H2
Fax: (416) 981-4260
E-mail: Human.Resources@torontohousing.ca



Posting Date: May 7, 2014