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Project Manager

Location: Home Based
Employment Status: Full time Contract (3 years)
Reporting to: Operations Manager
Posting Date: November 20, 2019
Closing Date: December 11, 2019 4:00 PM
Position Summary

Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) is hiring a full-time Project Manager.

The Project Manager has the overall responsibility of managing the project schedules, documents, and reporting aspects of the various broadband network expansion projects.

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the deliverables of Internet Service Providers as per their contracts with SWIFT, as well as internal contract execution processes.

Responsibilities and Deliverables
  • Maintain Project Plans, Project Schedules, Project Risk Registers and Project Action Registers for all infrastructure projects funded by SWIFT.
  • Responsible for ensuring Internet Service Providers are fulfilling contract requirements across multiple projects.
  • Responsible for keeping SWIFT staff on schedule when finalizing multiple project agreements with different Internet Service Providers.
  • Develop, update and execute Master Program Plan. The Plan will define the high-level tasks, milestones, resources, dependencies, and timing components of the entire SWIFT program.
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting for all infrastructure projects.
  • Liaise with service providers to ensure on-time and in-scope progress of infrastructure projects.
  • Timely escalation of deviations in schedule, scope and budget.
  • Development of acceptance documentation and execution.
  • Development of project outcome reports and presentation materials.
  • Provide input to Contribution Agreements with provincial and federal governments.
  • Responsible for directing temporary PMs in the case that SWIFT requires further PM resources.
  • Maintain knowledge and skill with training and development through courses, workshops and selected reading.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skill
  • Demonstrated contract management experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, coordination skills, and the ability to work calmly under the stress of conflicting deadlines and assignments.
  • Project management experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • Must have a passion for technology and providing effective solutions for customers, willingness to challenge the status quo.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Must be a team player and able to work independently.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
What skills and qualifications are we looking for?
  • Demonstrated contract management experience.
  • Project management experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and coordination skills.
  • Ability to keep internal staff and external partners on schedule with deliverables.
  • Ability to work calmly under the stress of conflicting deadlines and assignments.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products.

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To Apply: Interested persons may submit their cover letter and resume for posted position by email to hr@oxfordcounty.ca.