Project Manager
Job Description

Project Manager

On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking a Project manager for a 12 month contract in Calgary, AB.

Project Manager Job Details

  • The IT Project Manager manages all aspects of one or more small projects concurrently from initiation through closure
  • Develops, sells and implements comprehensive project plans, encompassing project team structure and resource assignment, implementation, testing and training plans, creation of a control plan identifying both business process metrics and IT platform quality requirements and ensuring successful transition to support and maintenance teams
  • Owns all project risk; including time, budget, and scope, and the associated plans to contain and/or mitigate risk
  • Identifies critical path decisions, makes recommendations and influences program leaders and business process owners to maximize project payback
  • Manages daily activities, issue resolution and communication across project execution teams in order to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, as-requested by customer

Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Standard project management duties.
  • With guidance from Enterprise Architecture and from Developer Services CoE leader, scope and deliver the technology, processes, and OCM to enable successful DevOps Application Development Practice.
  • The established DevOps practice with be a “template” for new application development projects to follow.
  • The DevOps practice will incorporate elements of the new public cloud services being released in 2019, and will incorporate Application Security (AppSec) practices throughout entire development lifecycle

Project Manager Mandatory Skills

  • The PM will select consultancy firm or recruit contractor with deep expertise in DevOps tools and practices, and therefore the PM does not require technical expertise in this area themselves
  • Agile SCRUM/KANBAN methodology
  • Project management certification
  • JIRA for Agile Project Management
  • Familiarity with custom application development projects in .NET and/or Java
  • Experience with process quality methodology
  • Experience with two or more core infrastructure technologies (compute, network, database, etc.)
  • Demonstrated project management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication
  • Project management experience in North American environments
  • Awareness of and ability to deliver compliance requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a North American matrix organization
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver
  • BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent - 7-10 years IT experience including project management or equivalent

Project Manager Assignment Length

12 months

Project Manager Location

Calgary, Alberta

Project Manager Start Date


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Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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