APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE POSITION OF

PROJECT MANAGER

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

NON-UNION LEVEL 8 - $80,439 - $96,526

Our Vision

At the Toronto Catholic District School Board, we transform the world through witness, faith, innovation and action. Servant-leadership that is visionary, empowering and inclusive is a fundamental characteristic of our Board. We seek colleagues who demonstrate a powerful personal mission and commitment through action to these principles. We are committed to fairly and objectively recruiting and selecting leaders and staff who are excellent role models, visionary and innovative, student-focused, committed to diversity, inclusion and equity and are also collaborative in building a Catholic community.

Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) is seeking a Project Manager to join its Information and Communication Technology Division. Reporting to and under the direction of the Senior Coordinator, IT Planning & Strategy Department, this exciting opportunity will be responsible for the management of technology projects for various departments and divisions.

The Project Manager will have broad experience with managing technology-related projects in enterprise environments and working collaboratively with cross-functional and integrated teams. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

CRITERIA FOR INTERVIEW:

University Degree in any information technology or business-related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Minimum of two (2) years of work experience managing various projects in information technology or business environment

Knowledge and experience with various project management frameworks and methodologies

Sound foundational knowledge of IT infrastructure and architecture, hardware and software, cloud-based applications, services and cybersecurity

Ability to balance distinct roles of that of a project manager and technical advisor and to effectively communicate with various stakeholders in both technical and non-technical terms

Completion of a professional certification such as PMP would be an asset

Possesses excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrate the ability to effectively manage and lead projects and teams and work with multiple stakeholders

Capable of analyzing complex business problems, proposing effective solutions and understanding applying business vision and direction

Possesses excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills and an ability to deal with potential problems before they escalate

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage projects and support the project portfolio management by ensuring that projects are strategically and operationally aligned with overall objectives and goals

Regularly liaise with various teams and department heads to glean new and emerging projects while defining key business requirements and supporting them through the project intake and approval process.

Carry out all primary project management duties including ideation and intake, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing. In addition, produce and carry out project documentation, coordinating meetings, meeting minutes, team task management, project communications, presentations and reporting

Monitor project scope and conduct periodic project reviews, identify issues, manage the change request process and determine project impact including budget while providing progress updates to key project stakeholders and to the ICT Senior Leadership team

When needed, and in consultation with the project sponsor and Senior Coordinator, perform additional tasks such as logistics, training materials, communications, etc.

Coach teams and mentor individuals through the analysis, design and development of project management processes

Develop and deliver ongoing project management training and best practises to the ICT division for adoption and implementation

Continually review and improve project management processes, methods, approaches, and tools

Perform other tasks and duties as assigned or required

Diversity and Inclusion

Consistent with the TCDSB’s Employment Equity policy and Multi-Year Strategic Plan, the TCDSB is strongly committed to fostering and creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the stakeholders and communities we serve. As such, we welcome and encourage applications from candidates who self-identify as visible minorities, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and women. You are invited to voluntarily indicate if you identify as one or more of the aforementioned communities. This information will be kept confidential.

Barrier-Free Recruitment and Selection

TCDSB embraces the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and as such, is committed to creating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please inform the Human Resources department at the time of your application of any requirement for an accommodation. The need for documentation to support the accommodation will be requested as required prior to the implementation of any accommodation measures.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a completed résumé, cover letter, and any related educational documents, and reference letters, no later than Thursday, October 14, 2021. Failure to complete a full package may impact your eligibility for an interview.

Applications are to be submitted online through ApplyToEducation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please note, candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide original applicable education documents.

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
Toronto Catholic District School Board
Posting Date:
9/28/2021 11:17:52 AM
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
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