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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