We have a position available for a 6-month contract. We welcome qualified Project Managers with US citizenship to apply for the position if you are interested.
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Position: Project Manager – Document Management
Closes: March 7, 2007
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Start Date: March 2007
Type: contract (6 month)
project manager - document management upgrade project
The role of this Project Manager is to perform the implementation of systems solutions for identified business needs. This role works closely with business staff to analyze the requirements of the business, and to implement appropriate and effective software applications to meet those needs. The position entails interaction with business units, third party vendors, developers, systems analysts, data architects and other groups within IS.
This specific position is a 6-month contract to lead a project to upgrade our client’s current implementation of Documentum and McLaren Enterprise Engineer. This upgrade involves significant changes in both business functionality and underlying technology and will require considerable involvement with many stakeholders.
Specific responsibilities of the position include:
Responsible for establishing estimates, defining deliverables and delivering projects to schedule and within budget.
Analyzing systems solutions to meet business needs, and recommending solutions for approval
Ascertaining business requirements and determining how those requirements will best fit within the system and business processes.
Defining business requirements and creating functional specifications, data models and file structures
Defining hardware, storage, network bandwidth and processing requirements
Managing systems implementation projects directly within the business of appropriate systems project methodology
Representing the IS department in interactions with business units
Leading the development and execution of user training and user acceptance test plans and managing the transition to sustainment
Working with business unit representatives to identify system changes and requirements
Specific skills required for the position include:
A minimum of 8-10 years in the IS industry
Proven leadership and project management skills on IS application projects, particularly with respect to selection, development and implementation
Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing abilities
Excellent analytical abilities
Excellent Communication and facilitation skills
Excellent independent and interpersonal work skills
Demonstrated technical proficiency and documentation skills.
Solid understanding of technology including understanding the technology requirements for new systems and how they relate to the Technical Architecture.
Specific qualifications required for the position include:
Extensive experience in successfully managing and leading application implementation projects in an oil sands or mining companies.
Project Management experience where you have managed projects from initiation, including defining user requirements, through delivery. PMP Certification will be an asset.
Essential that you have worked in an environment where you can demonstrate that you have managed a number of projects at the same time.
Solid experience using MS-Project or Primavera (preferably Primavera) to actively and consistently manage and control projects at a weekly activity level
Demonstrated experience implementing large Document Management Systems; specific knowledge of Documentum is an asset
An understanding of data models and familiarity with SQL, or similar data manipulation tools
Experience gathering and analyzing business requirements (preference given to experience in one or more oil sands business or mining business areas), and in developing design specs for applications
Experience managing the RFP process from start to finish resulting in the selection of a suitable system/vendor
Experience in developing and presenting business cases for information systems
Experience in developing training and acceptance test plans
Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances
This position will be based in Calgary with frequent travel to our client’s oil sands facility in the Fort McMurray area.
Contact: IT Recruiter
Phone: 403 238-9664