Associate Project Manager #23186

March 11 2019
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Project management
Newmarket, ON

Associate Project Manager #23186 (2)

(Business Support Analyst)

DEPARTMENT: Finance Department

BRANCH: Information Technology Services Branch

Salary: $88,617 to $100,415 annually

(Effective April 1, 2019)

LOCATION: 465 Davis Drive, Newmarket  

STATUS: Regular Full-Time                                                      

This is a Replacement Non-Union position


Reporting to the Projects Manager, ITS, is responsible for leading the delivery of small to medium size  information systems programs and projects, business improvement initiatives and support working with ITS teams for project planning and deployment of products in the organization; researching best practices; contributing to strategic planning, project coordination and various reporting activities.


  • Coordinates technology related work led by the ITS Branch and other groups ensuring consistency with the Department information systems strategy, architecture, technology asset standards and impacts on operations

  • Provides guidance to Department staff on technology project issues and monitors project schedules and budgets; monitors the implementation of technology related projects and support work.

  • Coordinates specific assigned systems development and implementation activities including the preparation of the user requirements definition, systems analysis, general and details design documents, development prototyping and implementation

  • Analyses user requirements, generates alternative approaches to information systems design, prepares system prototypes for user consultation, and contributes to the design, development, testing, modification and implementation of systems.

  • Recommends and implements future systems to enhance Department productivity.

  • Takes lead role in the development of business process improvements and related systems and technology infrastructure; optimizes existing business processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness

  • Develops, makes recommendations and implements business process redesign including identifying Department processes which are ineffective or inefficient; researches best practices and modern information technology; participates with internal and external stakeholders to effect improvements.

  • Coordinates and monitors integration of business processes with new technologies across the Department

  • Assists the Projects Manager to develop and maintain Department methodologies for business improvement

  • Participates in planning and formulation Department strategic business improvement and systems initiatives for service improvements

  • Assists the Projects Manager to develop and monitor Department strategic, program and budget processes for business improvements and related systems and ensure processes are well executed.

  • Prepares reports, memos, letters, guidelines and other correspondence and conducts presentations to meet the Department's requirements.

  • Liaises with ITS Branch and Departmental staff to share information regarding initiatives and other best practices and to ensure that services delivered meet policies, procedures and standards.


  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum three (3) years demonstrated experience with information systems project management.

  • Demonstrated project management skills to apply project management tools and methodologies to assist staff with information systems projects and programs.

  • Leadership skills to manage multiple projects and cross-functional project teams.

  • Experience in developing business plans and budgets for information systems programs, developing information systems plans and architecture, and relational databases and concepts.

  • Experience with the assessment of information technology against Corporate and Departmental needs and making recommendations on solutions that support Corporate strategies.

  • Knowledge of systems development life cycle, including trends in the use of current information technology specific to operational applications/business processes and the Region's current operating environment.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.

    Please apply online by March 28, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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