Bilingual Imperative (English / French)
Intermediate level (B)
Intermediate level (B)
Superior level (C)
If you dream of joining an organization that is small enough to be noticed and big enough to provide a meaningful career, we want to hear about you! The House of Commons Digital Services and Real Property is currently looking to staff the Project Officer position.
Digital Services and Real Property is a dynamic and client-centred organization that provides advice and strategic direction on information technology and information management; develops business strategies; and delivers programs and services that support integrated solutions, technologies and tools to Members of Parliament, caucuses, the House Administration and other key partners such as the Library of Parliament, the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner and the Translation Bureau.
The Program Management Office (PgMO) works in collaboration with the IS Executive Management team to ensure oversight of services, projects and organizational changes in order to meet the performance objectives for the IS Program. The Office is responsible for business planning, the management of all IT projects, and acts as the technical authority for the campus-wide LTVP sponsored projects. It also provides advice and support concerning financial and human resources management and administrative services to all areas of Digital Services and Real Property.
As part of this team, you will assists a Senior Project Manager and/or a Senior BCC Project Manager in undertaking components and contributing to the delivery of large, mission-critical, high-impact and highly visible multifaceted IT projects, as they relate to defined data, telecommunications, applications, multimedia, infrastructure, facilities, security and technological requirements supporting the House of Commons’ short to long-term IT vision and plans.
The ideal candidate is a strong communicator and problem solver, who is proactive and able to network with clients and stakeholders to achieve an optimal result.
Top reasons to join our organization:
- Be a part of the Long Term Vision Plan for Parliament
- Attractive salaries and benefits
- Work-life balance / Flexible schedules / 35-hour work week
- Resources to promote well-being
- Learning, professional development and advancement opportunities
- Downtown Ottawa: a vibrant place to work!
- Cafeterias exclusive to employees
- Gym located on-site
University degree from a recognized institution in a related field OR acceptable combination of education, training and relevant experience.
Experience utilizing project management concepts and a project management framework(s);
Knowledge of IT technologies, including technological aspects relating to several areas such as: infrastructure facilities, networking, wireless, telecommunications, multimedia systems, applications, and security systems;
Experience proactively assisting senior project managers and other stakeholders in the sound management of multi-disciplinary project teams;
Experience providing input for briefings and presentations;
Experience solving issues with problem solving and facilitation techniques;
Experience demonstrating autonomy and working independently;
Experience providing administrative support services;
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
Project Management certification or equivalent;
Experience working with MS-Project;
Experience working with the Sharepoint technology.
Selected candidates will be evaluated against the Information Services Employee Competency Profile – Advisors / Planners.
The purpose of this recruitment and selection process is to staff the position of Project Officer on a long-term basis and to create a pool of qualified candidates that may be considered to staff future vacancies for this position or for other similar and/or related positions on an indeterminate and/or determinate basis. Successful candidates that are awarded a long-term determinate position or have been retained in the pool may be considered for an indeterminate project officer position when they become available. Potential candidates may also be considered for other temporary or indeterminate positions requiring similar experience and competencies at the House of Commons. Consideration may be given to candidates with other linguistic profiles.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process.
Assessments and interviews may be held in-person or virtually and the use of technology may be required. For any questions regarding use of technology, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected candidates who do not have valid second language evaluation (SLE) results will be assessed. Bilingual non-imperative appointments could also be considered.
Please note that only applications submitted through our Career Portal will be accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on July 26, 2020.
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If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Recruitment and Selection at email@example.com before the closing date and time of the recruitment and selection process. We will respond to enquiries within 24 hours (excluding statutory holidays and weekends).
The House of Commons is committed to an inclusive workplace that ensures full and equal access to employment, development and advancement opportunities for current and future employees.
Relocation and travel expenses incurred during the recruitment and selection process are the applicant's responsibility.
A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates.
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