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Project Manager

Agricorp is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the Corporate Project Management Office (CPMO) for a 12-month contract. The CPMO has a dual reporting relationship with Strategic Management and Communications and Information Technology Services. This position works with both technology and business resources across the organization to deliver solutions that support Agricorp's business goals.

The Role

As Project Manager, you will use project management best practices and expert judgment to plan, manage and deliver projects. You will manage a team of cross-functional resources and partner with project stakeholders across Agricorp divisions. In this role, you will: 

  • Manage individual or multiple concurrent projects using project management hard and soft skills based on established Agricorp methodologies
  • Initiate, plan and develop detailed project plans
  • Proactively manage and deliver all project milestones on time, on budget and within scope
  • Identify and anticipate issues and risks to project deliverables and milestones
  • Provide input, support and guidance to help Agricorp achieve expected business outcomes for assigned projects
  • Prepare, contribute to and deliver presentations to senior management
  • Acquire, manage and motivate the appropriate resources for each phase of a project
  • Provide formal input into staff performance evaluations
  • Manage the work efforts of third-party vendors and consultants
  • Support initiatives for project management continuous improvement
  • Support project owners and sponsors in the development of project idea submissions

Job status: 12-month contract
Salary range: Open
Location: Guelph

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five to seven years' demonstrable experience in managing medium- to high-complexity projects
  • Experience with projects that encompass both technology and business deliverables
  • Ability to get things done through collaboration and influence in lieu of formal authority
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of standard Microsoft Office tools, including Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Visio
  • University degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent certification an asset
  • Experience in public sector an asset
  • Knowledge of the agricultural industry an asset

Key Competencies

  • Communication – Listens to others and communicates effectively, fostering open communications 
  • Initiative – Identifies and deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise
  • Project management – Plans, implements, monitors and completes projects, ensuring effective management of scope, resources, time, cost, quality, risk and communications
  • Influence – Influences, convinces and gains support from others
  • Analytical thinking – Interprets, links and analyses information and situations by breaking them down into component parts, and identifying patterns, connections and underlying issues
  • Client focus – Provides service excellence to internal and external clients
  • Achieving quality results –  Focuses efforts on managing one's self to achieve high-quality results consistent with the organization's standards and measures, while managing risk
  • Planning and organizing – Develops, implements, evaluates and adjusts plans to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources

 

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​Backgrou​​​​nd

As an agency of the Government of Ontario, Agricorp works with partners to contribute to a vibrant and sustainable agricultural industry. With more than 400 employees serving more than 44,000 producers province-wide, Agricorp delivers programs that help producers manage risk and remain financially secure. The agency was established in 1997 by the p​​​rovincial government under the authority of the AgriCorp Act, 1996.

Agricorp delivers a variety of programs and payments on behalf of the federal and provincial governments, including AgriStability, Farm Business Registration and Production Insurance. Please see the full list of ​programs for more information.

Apply Online

To apply for this position, complete the online Application for Employment.

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

 


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