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Project Management Office (PMO) Lead

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Myticas Consulting

The recruitment team at Myticas Consulting is looking for an experienced Project Management Office (PMO) Lead who would be interested in a remote contract opportunity headquartered within the Ottawa, ON region.

Security Clearace Required: Enhanced Reliability.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

As PMO Lead, the key deliverables include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Build on the work done to date in maintaining and overseeing the Project Management Office for the Payout Modernization (PayMod) program. This means ensuring processes, tools and templates are in place and followed to support the managing of program activities and deliverables over the life cycle of the program. This includes managing the overall program, and ensuring each individual project workstream/component is managed using appropriate tools and discipline. Also includes managing overall project cost, schedule and scope with controlled risk
  2. Maintain and oversee the PayMod program management framework using ‘agile’ practices for driving program deliverables
  3. Oversee and maintain the overall program delivery schedule by integrating with each individual work-stream schedule and clearly communicating timeframes, resourcing, dependencies and critical paths to program decision makers. Track and report status, identify issues and plans for addressing issues, and provide reporting at various levels of detail depending on audience
  4. Facilitate identifying, addressing and de-escalating program risks and issues, assessing implications, and coordinating and tracking actions as required by all impacted parties
  5. Support CDIC Directors/Project Managers in overseeing the provision of all resources for the project (internal, vendor, other contractors, any other third party/seconded resources), ensure project resources align with statements of work including roll-on and roll-off, ensure clarity of roles and responsibilities, and track the status of resource usage against budgets
  6. Support CDIC Directors/Project Managers in reviewing and maintaining all statements of work for all project activities, and ensuring all project work-stream schedules reflect the agreed statements
  7. Coordinate with CIDC senior program leadership for the review of and approval of all significant change requests, documenting the approvals and ensuring schedules, statements of work, and resourcing are adjusted accordingly
  8. Manage and report on all program financials, including forecasts, reporting actuals and explaining variances to budgets
  9. Support CDIC in preparing for and managing change associated with the Modernization initiative including:
  10. assessing change readiness across all parts of the program and all areas impacted by Payout Modernization
  11. identifying related issues and risks, in collaboration with CDIC’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) team
  12. developing appropriate change interventions to support preparing and equipping management and staff to effectively deal with the changes they will be facing
  13. monitoring attitudes and behaviours, and informing the project team and management on emerging change issues and advising on appropriate actions to take
  14. providing input and related content to the Communications representatives on the project, for incorporation into CDIC communications; and
  15. providing an integrated view, across all program streams, of change issues and related interventions, and advising on appropriate coordination
  16. Support the coordination of all Payout Modernization communication, both internal and external, working closely with CDIC’s broader Communications and Member/Stakeholder relations staff
  17. Maintain the Payout Modernization ‘case for proceeding’ and Payout Modernization Roadmap, up-dating as the program proceeds and ensuring alignment to the business drivers and vision across the organization
  18. Coordinate the governance process for Payout Modernization, preparing reporting for governing bodies (in collaboration with CDIC’s EPMO), and ensuring actions are captured, assigned and tracked
  19. Provide support to the CDIC procurement staff in the procurement and management of third-party and technical infrastructure support for the Payout Modernization initiative, including on-going support arrangements for Payout Modernization during and post-implementation
  20. Develop and manage a periodic assessment of the quality of work and satisfaction with vendor and wider team performance, identifying issues and remedial actions, and coordinating actions to address issues; and
  21. Oversee the implementation of the integrated target operating model (TOM), and ensure appropriate transition plans are developed, readiness is assessed, and transition is managed across all effected parties.

The following would be considered an asset:

  1. PMP certification or Certified Scrum Master
  2. Experience leading a Government or Crown corporation PMO; and
  3. Relevant PMO experience within a financial institution (e.g. banks)


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