Job Title: Project Manager
Organization: Government of Northwest Territories
Location: Yellowknife
Job Type: Temporary Full-Time
Job Band: NA

Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information

There are approximately 100 information systems within the NWT Health and Social Services system, supporting approximately 1,300 workers, providing services in 31 communities. Information from these systems support programs at the community, territorial and federal levels. This position manages information systems implementations or major upgrades by collaborating with colleagues, vendors and program delivery partners.  The position provides seasoned project advice and support to the management levels of HSS in order to maximize service and support.

As the Project Manager, you will support the procurement process and development for major applications and informatics services. The division supports Project Management standards across the HSS system, and develops plans, analyzes, evaluates and assigns priorities within projects. While focused on individual projects, the Project Manager identifies and manages interaction across the portfolio with other projects and systems.

You will be supported through professional development and access to information to stay abreast of technological advancements and newer solutions as they may apply to this position.

In order to be successful in this role, we require the successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Health Informatics or related field, with 4 or more years of directly relevant and progressive experience in a project management role delivering information system or technology enabled projects, and including experience with project management and project portfolio management software and tools.

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Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
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