Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager - City of Surrey

City of Surrey

Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager

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As the Senior Infrastructure Project Manager, you will work closely with the Infrastructure and Operations Team to implement various initiatives in the portfolio. Some key initiatives on the horizon are the strategic development and implementation of an IT Disaster Recovery Program and developing an approach to SQL database adoption and migration. You would also be responsible for leading other standard infrastructure and security related projects like server/storage/network replacements, server OS upgrades, and supporting end user computer initiatives (desktop/cell replacements) where necessary.
You possess strong leadership and directing skills and have a proven ability to lead teams through large or multiple concurrent IT projects. You have seasoned relationship and team building skills. You can facilitate and communicate complex ideas in simple ways that fosters consensus.

Exempt – Term (1 Year)

As Senior Project Manager, you will:

  • Focus on detailing project specifications, managing stakeholders, managing risk, and scope as well as ensuring smooth operational transition in each business area
  • Lead strong project teams to deliver quality solutions from start to finish following standard project methodology under the direction of the project office
  • Deliver what you promise, can manage priorities and present realities while planning the future, develop timelines, reach milestones, and keep your team focused on the end results
  • Build strong collaborations with relevant business units throughout the City to align work with strategic plans
  • Champion changes and communicate with relevant stakeholders at all levels.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A degree/diploma in a related field plus at least 6 years of directly related experience or equivalent set of educations and experience
  • PMP Certification is an asset
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a proven ability to lead diverse teams through large or multiple concurrent IT projects
  • Strong relationship and team building skills and can communicate complex ideas in a way that fosters consensus
  • Ability to facilitate and champion changes and communicate with relevant stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience in managing complex projects involving lots of changes to business operations in relations to managing documents and records.
  • Demonstrated successful project management experience with Infrastructure related projects
  • Experience as a project manager on Security related initiatives
  • Experience within the public sector is an asset

This Position is Open Until Filled

Organization: City of Surrey
Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Information Technology
Posted: August 12, 2022, 3:56 pm
Expires: September 30, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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