Fredricton, New Brunswick

Senior IT Project Manager – Complex Property Assessment Systems integration project

Req # 8146

Senior IT Project Manager

Government of New Brunswick (SNB – Shared Services New Brunswick)
Fredricton, NB
Duration/Effort – full-time basis, one year (240 working days)
Target Start: July 17th, 2019 and ending on July 17th, 2020.

Service New Brunswick (SNB) requires a single Senior Project Manager (PM3) for Property Assessment Services IT initiatives.

Project: Property Assessment Services IT initiatives
large and complex system project

  • Seeking a consultant with 5+ years large complex projects and Experience working with integration between large systems, using a variety of technologies
  • Similar projects and experience with Property Assessment Systems would be a plus!
Service Request ID:
8146
Service Request Category:
IT
Department:
SNB-Corp App
Estimated Start Date:
17-Jul-2019
Estimated End Date:
17-Jul-2020
Location of Services:
Fredericton
Work Location:
In Fredericton
Position Title:
Project Management (PM) – Level 3
Requirement Detail/Qualification:
Duties:
· Formulates statements of management, scientific and business problems, establishes procedures for the development and implementation of significant, new or modified computer systems to solve these problems, and obtain approval thereof.
· Defines and documents the objectives for the project, determines budgetary requirements, the composition, roles and responsibilities, and terms of reference for the project team.
· Manages the project during the development, implementation and operations start up by ensuring that resources from all service areas are made available
and that the system is developed and totality operates within previously agreed time, cost and performance parameters.
· Reports progress of the project on an ongoing basis, and at scheduled points in the life cycle to the sponsors of the project.
· Evaluates proposed computer systems to determine technical feasibility, functional adequacy, and estimated costs for implementation and operation.
· Meets in conference with program managers and other cognizant officials and states problems in a form capable of being solved.
· Prepares plans, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analysing or displaying problems. Works with a variety of scientific, business or engineering tools requiring a sound knowledge of mathematics and management sciences.
· Must have a demonstrated capability of managing a team of specialists, analysts and programmers.

 

BACKGROUND:

The purpose of this request is to engage a Senior Project Manager resource for Property Assessment IT initiatives, involving multiple systems related to this business. The primary mandates of the Senior Project Manager will lead initiatives in support of the Property Assessment Services team in SNB, including the development of new systems and the support and maintenance of existing systems. The resource will be responsible for coordinating numerous initiatives to enhance the applications and improve the overall accessibility and experience for the users. The Senior Project Manager resource must have a level of experience that will allow him/her to effectively and confidently manage these large, complex systems.

Reporting to the Manager, Registries and Operational Support, the activities and scope of the work expected of the Senior Project Manager are:
 

  • Work with the application business owners to identify enhancement and improvement initiatives
  • Propose solution options and the associated effort to implement
  • Develop an intimate familiarity with the purpose, functionality and business processes of applications related to the role, including EvAN (Evaluation and Assessment application), PAOL (Property Assessment Online) and BCD (Building Characteristic Diagram) Review, MLS Review
  • Triage issues and defects and make recommendations
  • Conduct requirements gathering sessions and prepare business requirement documentation
  • Lead the support teams development activities (i.e. enhancements, defect corrections)
  • Develop project schedules and ensure timelines and quality are met
  • Prepare status reports and lead regular status meetings with stakeholders
  • Ensure resources are aware of priorities and manage any constraints
  • Communicate regularly with all stakeholders

Technical Characteristics

EvAN uses:

  • VMware virtual servers running on Cisco hardware utilizing the RedHat Linux Operating System
  • Java JEE with JSF, JAX-WS
  • Oracle 12g RDBMS
  • Oracle Queues
  • JBoss Application Server
  • Apache Web Server
  • JasperReports
  • Integration OpCon/xps Scheduler
  • CA SiteMinder (Web Access Manager)
  • RoboHelp
  • Hibernate
  • RESTful Web Services
  •  

DELIVERABLES:
 

The successful candidate must deliver the following in order to successfully complete the engagement:
  • Completion of deliverables as per the SNB Project Management Framework. Specific deliverables to be completed will be determined with each project.
  • Participation in the resolution of incidents related to SNB property assessment systems, and overseeing the planning and implementation required to resolve these.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
 

No.
Requirement
Required Experience
M1
Written and spoken competence in English is required.
YES/NO
M2
Availability to participate in project activities between July, 2019 to July, 2020
YES/NO
M3
Minimum 5 years of experience with large and complex system projects. Experience working with integration between large systems, using a variety of technologies
YES/NO
 
SCORED REQUIREMENTS:
No.
Requirement
Desired Experience
S1
Recent experience (in the last four years) in a project management role for projects of similar complexity. Scoring will be based on the breadth and depth of experience.
3+ Years
S2
Recent experience developing or supporting information systems specific to property assessment operations.
3+ Years
 

Reporting Structure: The successful candidate will report to Manager, Registries and Operational Support.

Work Location and Travel: SNB in Brookside Place, NB. SNB will provide office space with access to pertinent information and resources for the duration of the engagement.
 

Occasional teleworking may be an option for the incumbent but only when due to special circumstances (IE inclement weather etc.). SNB reserves the right for the project management team to solely grant or deny the ability to telework and any schedules related to teleworking.
 
Travel outside the city of Fredericton is not expected. If the candidate is based outside the Fredericton region, it is the vendor’s responsibility to pay for the employee’s travel to and from their place of business (or home) and the Fredericton area. Additionally, the vendor will not charge SNB for employee travel time or expenses.
 
 

Differentiation between Project Manager (PM) Levels 1, 2 and 3

A level 3 Project Manager (PM) must demonstrate several years’ experience successfully managing extremely large, complex projects. Extremely large complex projects are those that:
· Cross multiple (i.e. more than 4 or 5) business units and / or organizations;
· Involve multiple (i.e. in excess of 15) direct project participants;
· Operate for an extended period (i.e. more than 1 year); and
· Involves managing business transformation as well as technical transformation.

A level 2 Project Manager (PM) must demonstrate 2 or more years of experience successfully managing large, complex projects. Large complex projects are those that:
· Cross multiple business units and / or organizations;
· Involve multiple (i.e. in excess of 8) direct project participants;
· Operate for an extended period (i.e. more than 9 months); and
· Involves dealing with business transformation issues as well as technical issues
.

 
 
 
 
 

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