Project Manager

Immigrant Services Calgary, 1200, 910 7Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Req #147
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Immigrant Services Calgary is a non for profit immigrant serving agency established in 1977. ISC's mission is to be a comprehensive settlement agency working together with immigrants and their families to make Canada home. ISC is looking for individuals who appreciate the valuable contributions immigrants make to Canada, and understand and share our values of  being passionate, accountable and ethical leaders in settlement services. We believe that people come first. We are committed to quality services for a diverse Canadian community.

Welcome to Saskatchewan will be a settlement mobile app designed to help immigrants and refugees achieve a smooth and successful transition into their life in Canada. The mobile app will help newcomers to be able to access information on immigrating to Canada in a centralized fashion.

 

ISC is seeking an experienced project manager for the Welcome to Saskatchewan mobile application development team. The project manager will be responsible for the effective management of each phase of the project and will have experience of project management in mobile application and web development space.

The role is expected to work 37.5 hours per week from Monday to Friday; however, there will be times when early morning or evening work is required to meet deadlines. 

 

The position’s contract will be 3 months to begin, with the possibility of extension.

 

Duties

  • Working with the team lead and other team members from across the organization to develop the project charter, detailed project work breakdown structure, budgets, schedules timelines and deliverables

  • Leads the management of the project including tracking and delivering to budget, deliverables, risks, cost and schedules

  • Responsible for all aspects of the projects reporting including with the team and to the organization and updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders

  • Manages project communications and liaises between project team and the organization, development team, vendors and external stakeholders

  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner

  • Utilizes, suggests, and adapts industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution

 

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Proven experience in technical project management in projects focused on mobile applications, web development or full lifecycle software development
  • Strong expertise in the use of project management methodologies and approaches such as Agile, Scrum
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools and best practices
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Experience with Salesforce application development or design an asset

  • Knowledge and experience in use a of Excel for reporting

  • Experience in working with learning management systems such Moodle an asset

  • Knowledge of web hosting technologies and platforms (Azure, AWS) an asset

  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Willing to work remotely and in person as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of project management and related experience with budgets over $100k

  • 2+ years’ experience of web, mobile or software development projects

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

 

Application Deadline:  Until suitable candidate is found.

Thank you for your interest. Due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls or visits please.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Immigrant Services Calgary, 1200, 910 7Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada