Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence and creating a transparent and accountable government. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service within our Facilities Management Services Division as a Project Manager SAP, Facilities.
Project Manager SAP, Facilities
File Reference #: X11INS20987
Reporting to the Manager, Business Systems and Reporting, the Project Manager SAP, Facilities will lead and manage the SAP Plant Maintenance Preventive Maintenance and Mobile Work Order project ensuring the project is delivered on-time, on budget and to high quality. Tasks will include:
- Develops, manages and reports to senior management, business and technical stakeholders on all assigned projects (including charter, workplan, progress, budget, risks, contingencies, issue management, change management, resource management, quality review/best practices). Resources include internal and contracted staff, divisional business users, and external consultants
- Determines requirements, researches, evaluates, recommends, designs, develops and/or acquires, implements and provides technical and business support for application software and information solutions to meet client and business requirements in the City's SAP environment
- Recommends, implements and practices security, privacy and quality assurance requirements consistent with MFIPPA and corporate standards regarding storage and processing of confidential corporate and application data and information outputs
- Accountable for project budgeting, financial management and quality assurance (e.g. sole source requests, contract negotiations, leasing agreements, business cases, quality reviews)
- Prepares RFI/Q/Ps and other formal project documents (e.g. SOW's, MOU's, SLA's); leads the evaluation, selection and recommendation of technical solutions and professional services; and manages vendors and contractors in the overall solution delivery process
- Responsible for making effective recommendations with respect to hiring, work assignments, performance appraisals and disciplinary action. Works with multi-jurisdictional senior business directors/managers and Information and Technology (I&T) management to establish/sustain project management structures (e.g. steering committee, sponsors)
- Assesses and recommends scalable, interdepartmental business solutions within the context of corporate architectures, standards, policies, procedures and technologies
- Contributes to the creation and sustainment of I&T frameworks (e.g. corporate architectures, methodologies, tools, techniques and standards)
- Develops and/or applies complex information and business models (e.g. provincial/municipal information model, departmental datamarts and corporate data warehouse) within context of corporate architectures and technology standards
- Identifies and develops cross departmental/divisional initiatives to produce synergies and economies of scale
- Analyzes current business practices, business processes, data flows in the context of evolving information architecture, performance measures; prepares feasibility study and recommends changes to meet business objectives and leverage enterprise infrastructure investment
- Represents the Facilities Management division as required in internal and external meetings, forums and presentations regarding business and technical solutions, technology and methodology decisions, development and deployment directions, information policies and standards, and other management aspects deemed as relevant and appropriate
- Performs other related duties as assigned
- Demonstrated ability and experience in successfully managing and delivering SAP projects using ASAP methodology and PMBOK project management methodology.
- Excellent problem solving, leadership, facilitation, interpersonal and communication skills.
- University degree in computer science or related discipline, and considerable years of progressively more responsible experience working on large scale information technology projects or the approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
- Project management experience in all stages of complex information and technology projects with emphasis on financial management, estimating resources, critical path identification and successful project delivery in a large, diverse computing environment.
- Experience in supervising contracted resources, reporting work assignment progress against budget and assessing performance on a project basis.
- Proven ability to coach, train and provide work direction to other project staff effectively, as well as appraise work outcomes and quality accurately and fairly as input to the manager.
- Demonstrated ability and experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing complex projects and/or packages.
- Demonstrated ability to prepare project documents (e.g. business case, feasibility study, project charter, detailed budget submission and RFI/Q/P).
- Ability to work effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with others in a multidisciplinary team.
- Certification in the area of ASAP methodology, PMP and SAP functional configuration or equivalent combination of SAP training and work experience is preferred.
- Knowledge of emerging architectures, technologies or products such as mobile technologies/infrastructure, data warehousing, e-service, quality assurance tools, data retention and document management, particularly as they relate to integration with the SAP system environment.
- Familiarity with government legislation in the area of occupational health and safety.
Salary: $78,005.20 - $96,761.60 annually
Number of vacancies: One (1)
Job status: Temporary
Duration: Approximately one year
Job Type: Non-union
This opportunity is intended for external applicants only. Employees must apply through the Internal Job Posting Board on the City's Intranet within the internal job posting closing date.
To apply for this position, please send us a resume and cover letter.
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Please do not send duplicates.
Applications must be received by March 21, 2011.
Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Committed to employment equity, the City of Toronto encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of Toronto's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.