IT Project Manager

Website LethbridgeCity City of Lethbridge

The Role:

Reporting to the IT Strategy and Planning Manager, you will work collaboratively with IT staff and apply professional project management principles and methodology to lead project teams in planning, designing and delivering systems solutions for our business partners. You will create project charters, develop project plans with associated time and materials budgets, and coordinate resources and subject matter experts where required. You will monitor and control project performance — initiating corrective action when needed — to ensure results meet business partner requirements and objectives. Additionally, you will manage stakeholder expectations and project risks. This will include developing and completing all summary documentation and providing status updates on deliverables, within an established communication framework.

Your Professional Skillset and Experience:

  • Dedication and commitment to delivering exemplary public service
  • Advanced customer relationship skills that are collaborative, responsive and supportive
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in IT, Project Management, or a related discipline — a PMP or Business Analyst designation will be considered an asset
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience managing projects in an IT setting (other combinations of education and experience may be considered)
  • Success in leading project teams in an environment of frequent change and innovation
  • The ability to maintain stakeholder engagement and manage expectations
  • Analytical and systems-thinking skills, with experience in design, delivery, risk mitigation, and progress assessment
  • Current knowledge of best practices in project management and business analysis
  • Proficient experience conducting:
    • Feasibility assessments and developing priority criteria
    • Business requirements documentation
    • Project scheduling, cost forecasting, and work plan preparation
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Broad technical and systems knowledge
  • Success in developing and mentoring project teams
  • The ability to successfully manage and adapt to multiple priorities on a daily basis

The City offers an attractive flexible benefits package, and flexible work arrangements.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact:

Cliff Shigemi, IT Strategy & Planning Manager, at (403) 320-3862 or by email at cliff.shigemi@lethbridge.ca

To apply for this job please visit www.lethbridge.ca.