IT Technical Project Manager

April 16 2021
Industries Real Estate
Categories Information Technology, IT, Project management, Project Management, Business Analysis, Project, Project management, Planning, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Ottawa, ON

Job Title: Technical Project Manager (6 months term)

Location: 180 Kent St, Ottawa, Ontario
Business Unit: Minto Corporate Services Inc.

Why join Minto?

We are an award winning, and fully integrated real estate company, offering new homes and condos, rentals, furnished suites, property and investment management. Since our humble beginnings in 1955, we’ve built over 85,000 new homes, manage 8,800 rental units, and carry 2.5 million square feet of commercial space. Our investment management portfolio spans $2.5 billion in assets. With over 1,100 employees in Canada and the southern USA, we proudly build better places for people to live, work and play, one home and one relationship at a time, collectively embracing our values – Accomplishment, Courage, Innovation, and Partnership -- in all that we do.

As we continue to evolve and grow, we are faced with an ever changing environment where there is ample opportunity to try something new. We believe in hiring the best people who are as committed to creating incredible experiences for our customers as we are. We pride ourselves on flexibility – extending beyond a competitive total rewards package, to include a platform for career and professional development, a reward and recognition program, tuition and professional designation reimbursement, employee discounts on new homes and rentals, flexible summer hours, and so much more. Join us to find out how you can be a part of it all!

The Opportunity:

Minto is seeking a Technical Project Manager to fill a 6 month contract. This role will report to the Director of IT Operations and will be based in Ottawa, ON. The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for assigned technical project deliverables completed on time and within budget. These deliverables include requirements gathering, planning and management of new technology deployments, system and platform upgrades and technical planning strategies. The successful candidate will work well independently with minimal supervision, able to meet deadlines and enjoy being part of a collaborative team.

What you’ll be responsible for day to day:

  • Plan and oversee the end-to-end delivery of assigned projects
  • Defines project scope, requirements and deliverables in collaboration with clients
  • Determines resource and budget requirements, cost estimates, and timelines
  • Monitor project delivery against timelines to ensures timely completion
  • Represent the IT team in meetings with project clients and other project stakeholders as required
  • Oversee activities of IT project teams and monitor project task completion
  • Develop and maintain effective relationship with clients
  • Manage client expectations, resolve issues, and ensure client satisfaction
  • Coordinates internal and external resources to ensure client project deliverables are executed smoothly
  • Ensures projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budgetary guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Who we’re looking for:

Education: A university degree or college diploma in the field of computer science, information science, PMI PMP certification or relevant courses required.

Experience: 5+ years' experience managing infrastructure and network projects.

Specialized Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of MS Windows servers
  • Knowledge of network protocols (i.e., TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, HTTP, RDP, FTP, SIP, H323, SSH, multicast vs unicast)
  • Knowledge of phone systems (Avaya preferably)
  • Knowledge of Video Conferencing technologies
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities
  • Good investigative and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, observant, and focused
  • Professional, enthusiastic, and approachable
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage client priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate to achieve desired outcome
  • ITIL knowledge is an asset
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Minto is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. Should you require accommodation or support in any aspect of our recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Apply now!

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