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Project Program Mgmt. Senior Specialist

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Date: Oct 19, 2021

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 129283 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Project Program Mgmt. Senior Specialist to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CA-NS), Canada (CA).

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Assists with project initiation, project risk assessment, project team startup, project execution and post-project review.
  • Manages a staff of professional-level team members or manages a team through lower-level supervisors.
  • Manages and leads complex projects or programs concurrently.
  • Supports sales and proposal activities.
  • Manages multiple medium to large projects or at least one complex project or program that require high levels of functional integration and some organizational change management.
  • Ensures critical outcomes are met for each project, program and/or portfolio for which they are responsible, or their staff is responsible.
  • Interacts with client’s executives to ensure their business needs are being met.
  • Develops and implements complex project plans, specifications and schedules.
  • Translates business objectives into department goals/plans and implements.
  • Viewed as a subject matter expert specializing in a particular project management or PMO function, such as master scheduling, facilitation, resource management, quality management, or portfolio management.
  • Champions project management standards and overall value internally and externally.
  • Provides coaching and mentoring and may deliver PM specific training.
  • Sponsors and institutionalizes new and innovative ways of working in teams to meet customer needs/sales objectives.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills and must possess experience at presenting and leading meetings with senior executives including the C-level suite.
  • Exceptional understanding of IT project management principles and techniques.
  • Exceptional expert proficiency in the specific tools that are available and required as part of the company’s project management information system.
  • Exceptional ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans.
  • Exceptional ability to ensure that effective project controls are in place to monitor project or program performance.
  • Exceptional capability at providing effective performance reporting for the client and company in order to monitor the progress of the project.
  • Exceptional facilitation and communication skills.
  • Exceptional people management skills including team building, performance management, pay management, conflict management and talent management.


Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • Candidate must have a health background
  • Experience working with a citizen facing application is regarded as a strength
  • Experience working with the Infoway project is considered an asset.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Project Management Professional Certification (From PMI).
  • Experience as a Project Manager implementing complex IT Solutions in the Health Sector.
  • Experience managing projects of over $2M.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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