Project Executive – Specialist (Level 3)

The Halifax Group has potential upcoming contract opportunities under the category of P.5 Project Executive – Specialist (Level 3) for one of our Government of Canada clients.

Start Date: TBD

Security Clearance: Enhanced Reliability

Tasks:

  1. Identify key communications objectives, strategies, and activities to promote dialogue and action related to the Office of Project Management and the IM/IT Portfolio Governance Model and how they relate to employees’ day-to-day activities in running the business;
  2. Leverage existing and propose new communications vehicles (informal and formal) to communicate effectively and consistently across multiple-levels within the client and its partner organizations;
  3. Manage several Project Managers, each responsible for an element of the project and its associated targeted interviews with the Office of Project Management, IMS Project Managers and Client Relationship Officers to better understand their requirements;
  4. Work with director-level and higher executive management to define and document IM/IT project objectives, determine budget requirement, establish and deliver project status reporting and build and manage project teams;
  5. Meet with other organizational executives to ensure all organizational (internal and external) stakeholders are committed and moving forward on project and organizational goals;
  6. Resolve issues related to the project;
  7. Prepare plans, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing or displaying problems;
  8. Work with a variety of project management tools;
  9. Provide support and guidance, as well as mentoring to the client’s team, including multiple project managers and multiple team leads, through all phases of the design, implementation, and in the delivery of various initiatives in support of new systems;
  10. Develop and align change management resource work effort to change management strategy for implementation of projects deployed to internal and external clients;
  11. Assist the design / operations teams with strategic planning sessions to develop the AS-IS and To-Be processes and subsequent changes to roles;
  12. Lead public engagement strategy, and develop communication plan;
  13. Support and consult on defining new organizational roles and responsibilities as they related to the project;
  14. Conduct change impact assessments and identify training requirements;
  15. Develop employee transition plan identifying the key training and communication components to support and motivate them through the change;
  16. Create engagement plans for program management to establish ways to engage and motivate program staff; and
  17. Develop and present change management plans and training plans to senior officials.

Deliverables:

  1. Communication Strategy;
  2. Change Management strategy;
  3. Employee transition plan;
  4. Change impact assessment;
  5. Training needs analysis and plans;
  6. Engagement strategy;
  7. Status update; and
  8. Gap analysis

 Role Requirements:

  • Must have a University Degree or College/CEGEP Diploma related to computer science, information technology, business administration, commerce, project management, or engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution; and
  • Must have 10 years of experience in the last 15 years performing tasks that are the same or similar to items a, c, d, f, g, i, k, and m listed under the “Tasks” heading above.