1. Project Management Knowledge and Skills
1.1. 15+ years experience in project management, stakeholder management and IT project delivery preferably in the public sector
1.2. Demonstrated experience in creating, monitoring and reporting on project timelines and deliverables.
1.3. Demonstrated experience leading and delivering multiple projects and cross-functional teams, including scoping, planning and managing resources.
1.4. Ability to conduct quick assessments, identifying potential risks and issues and and providing proper mitigation strategies.
1.5. Excellent time management and prioritization skills; ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously without loosing focus on the priority.
1.6. Ability the manage project budget, forecast and management of budget variances.
1.7. Ability to estimate resource requirements, identify gaps, and assist in the recruitment of the required resources where needed.
1.8. Ability to assess project delays and lead meetings to understand causes, impacts, and implements corrective actions.
2. Technology Experience
2.1. Knowledge of IT security authentication protocols and policies
2.2. Knowledge of I&IT governance policies and processes
2.3. Ability to review and understand project architectural artifacts,
2.4. Experience and working knowledge of collaboration tools, such as Azure DevOps, SharePoint, Planview, MS Teams
3. Vendor Management Experience
3.1. Demonstrated experience in understanding and managing procurement processes such as: requirements development, Request for Bids (RFB) development, vendor evaluation, contract award and vendor onboarding.
3.2. Demonstrated experience working with and managing external vendor relationships and contracts/agreements.
3.3. Demonstrated experience drafting SOW, Work orders and contract negotiations.
3.4. Demonstrated vendor management experience in OPS / government setting, understanding of Procurement practices.
4. Consultation, Communication and Collaboration
4.1. Strong facilitation and negotiation skills to lead consultations, resolve issues and obtain buy-in
4.2. Able to manage stakeholders' expectations and understand requirements to ensure project scope and outcomes are clearly understood by all stakeholders.
4.3. Excellent skills in producing presentations, dashboards, briefing papers and submissions, business cases and status reports to different types of audiences.
4.4. Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.