Team Lead - IT (Project Manager - Enterprise Applications)

Competition No.: 2017-062
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: . + Competitive Benefits
Last Updated: 8/10/17 3:27 PM


As the third largest City in British Columbia, Burnaby covers an area of 98.6 km2 and is also the geographical centre of Metro Vancouver.  With this also comes a great responsibility to the citizens and City staff to continue to make Burnaby the best place to live, learn, work and play.

This is analytical and administrative work at the supervisory level in support of the organization’s Enterprise and Departmental Application systems and/or projects. Oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific project which has a beginning, an end and specified deliverables. Defines the scope of the project in collaboration with IT senior management and business owners; create work-plans with sequenced activities to successfully complete the project.  Executes the project according to the project management plan; monitors the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project. Communicate and write reports on project status for IT management; monitor and approve budgeted project expenditures; manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures. Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within scope and budget and at the required level of quality; ensure appropriate handover to IT sustainment team; contracts are closed and project resources a released.  Document lessons learned, complete project closure reports and explain reports to senior management as required. Plans, assigns, leads, supervises and reviews the work of functional and technical staff directly, conducts employee appraisals, identifies opportunities for staff development and arranges training; participates in the hiring of employees. Performs related work as required.

University degree at the Master’s level in computer science, business, public administration or a related discipline and considerable related experience at the project management or supervisory level or, an equivalent combination of training and experience. Project management certification, such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent is preferred.  Breadth in IT Enterprise Applications; Solid knowledge of software development lifecycle, COTS implementation, web applications, and software analysis and design; of software deployment (medium and large), security requirements, quality assurance, and maintenance requirements.  Requires the ability to: assign, supervise and review the work of team members, analyze and evaluate various data and information, develop logical solutions for assigned problems and assess the implications of proposed changes, establish and maintain effective relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts, communicate effectively and in writing and to present proposals in non-technical language.  Also requires skill in computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Project, Visio and PowerPoint.

If you would like to join a professional team that is proud to work for the City of Burnaby, passionate about what they do and focused on overall service delivery, then this is the job for you!

This posting will remain open until filled.

Hours of work: 70 hours bi-weekly; 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM with a regular day off every two weeks.

This is a temporary full-time opportunity for one year with the possibility of extension.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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