Project Manager (Contract) – TOR02513

We are seeking a dynamic individual who will use his/her leadership abilities to lead a team to successfully implement new and innovative offerings on our digital platform.

If you are looking to be a part of a media environment, in the service of providing value to Canadians – this opportunity is ideal for you. As Project Manager for Digital Programming & Business Development, you will assemble and lead a project team in a matrix environment. You will ensure end users’ goals and CBC’s objectives are met. You will oversee all stages of the project life cycle.

What’s the role:

In this role, you will work with stakeholders to define scope, work with resource managers to assemble a project team and develop the project plan and budget. In addition to this, you will manage technical development related to the internet, manage risk, communications and change on the project. The position will also require that you ensure quality targets are established and met. You will identify "lessons learned," and facilitate information transfer on close-out.

You are able to provide direction and continuity to a team, while handling multiple priorities and competing demands. You take initiative and act pro-actively, and your strength is communicating effectively with a broad range of creative, technical, and business people to get things done.

What you bring:

  • You will bring with you knowledge of the internet, and an understanding of how people use it. You have an awareness of major media web sites, and keep abreast of industry developments.
  • Your experience will primarily be in facilitating the delivery of online interactive products for a broad audience base. Ideally, this experience includes initiatives related to online video, social media tools and mobile-friendly web/native app development.
  • Experience in developing search applications would also be valued.
  • You will have a university degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, ideally with experience implementing projects using Agile concepts.
  • In addition, you will have extensive and detailed knowledge of internet and/or software development and technologies, and what it takes to manage technical development along with the fundamentals of interface design, usability and accessibility as they relate to the web.
  • You will also have working knowledge of enterprise web server hardware platforms and configurations.
  • We are looking for someone that will be able to communicate clearly and effectively, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You will bring strong negotiation and consensus-building skills, tact, and diplomacy to this role.
  • The PMP certification is considered an asset.

Please note that this is a term contract position.

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/jobs/ and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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