Project Coordinator, Business Management Office (I&IT) - (IIT0031)
Employee Status: Regular
Office Name: 277 Front Street West
Project Coordinator, Business Management Office (I&IT)
Start Rate $43.49 per hour (Non-Negotiable Start Rate)
$43.49 - $55.09 per hour (ATU Bargaining Unit)
Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.
Our Business Management Office is looking for a Project Coordinator to deliver effective business applications in support of the corporation’s business activities by following and using standard project management and system development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies.
Coordinating application projects using processes consistent with industry standard project management methodologies such as PMBOK guidleines, agile methodology, lean principles and software development life cycle (SDLC) processes.
Coordinating quality management and control of both the project management processes and plans, and the application development.
Providing project coordination during project implementation, including development, installation, training, and deployment phases; monitoring and tracking project progress, overseeing vendors’ activities.
Works with client offices to produce a project charter that defines the project, the project objectives, sponsor, business case, scope, approach, stakeholders, organisation, risks, budget, and resources
Meets and coordinates with other Business Technology groups to ensure that application integration is addressed at appropriate phases of the project, technical requirements are addressed, and that resources are identified as required
Prepares the project plan, identifying the work breakdown structure and resources required, and integrating the vendor plan and other office’s activities as required
Performs milestone reviews and ensures sign-off of all project deliverables by the related stakeholders.
Location: 277 Front St W, Toronto, ON
File number: IIT0031
Knowledge of computer science normally attained through completion of a three year Engineering or Technology diploma from a community college, certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), or any combination of education and experience deemed equivalent.
Minimum 5 years related work experience, in the development and delivery of application systems to meet business needs.
Must have excellent knowledge of the principles and practices of system development, and the systems development life cycle (SDLC) processes; demonstrated ability in the implementation of substantial systems from definition of functional requirements through post-implementation review and support; thorough knowledge of project management best practices. Good knowledge of current networking and communications technologies.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume on our website, no later than January 26, 2020.
Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: 26-Jan-2020