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Project Manager (Non IT)

Alberta, Canada

Job Type


Closing date


Full Time



15-July-2024 to 30-June-2026

About the Role

The Child Intervention Support Unit (CIBS) with the Ministry of Children and Family Services (CFS) is seeking two project managers to provide oversight and project management support with the planning and implementation of multiple projects under the Pathway to Paperless initiative.
One project manager will be responsible to provide oversight and project management of in-flight work of current projects and a second project manager will be required to provide wholistic oversight and project management of upcoming CFS projects.

The Pathway to Paperless initiative is a multi-year/multi-phase initiative that includes several projects. The project aims to modernize CI service delivery through a series of key initiatives.
The duties of the position include:
• Provide project management rigor to large, complex and/or politically sensitive strategic initiatives that are not (solely) IT in nature. This can include: identifying an issue or opportunity in the business; introduction of, or changes to, service delivery, policy, or legislation; creation and implementation of new products, programs, or business improvements; or other organizational transformation.
• Oversees all aspects of project planning, execution, delivery, and close. This includes determining the most suitable approach to achieve defined objectives and ensure business needs, quality standards, and data integrity are achieved.
• Collaborate with the business to develop well-defined proposals, project charters, project plans and other planning documents, and project artifacts. Project Plans will need to clearly state the project’s objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, risks, benefits, budget and estimate resource requirements.
• Manage multiple projects, project resources and project governance.
• Work with project leads to develop a project organization structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
• Develop Strategies, manage projects, document and coordinate project team activities to achieve each project's goals, scope, budget, schedule, quality, and other applicable performance standards.
• Identify project milestones, critical success factors, dependencies, policy and program implications, metrics, and resource requirements.
• Contribute to project deliverables where needed e.g., research, survey design, drafting report writing, etc. to support quality and timely delivery of deliverables.
• Regularly monitor, document and report on project progress against the plan.
• Plan, lead and participate in internal project team meetings, project stakeholder meetings and steering committee meetings.
• Document changes in scope, budget or schedule; coordinate signoffs and communicate changes with sponsor, management, team leads and working groups/committees.
• Ensure that issues, risks, and opportunities are proactively identified with strategies developed and actioned where possible.
• Provide high-level business or process analysis, change management and communication supports to the team as required.
• Complete proper hand-over of project outputs including all relevant project documentation to business area.
• In collaboration with project sponsors, assess whether the project achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future similar projects.
• Document lessons learned and share with business area.

Additional information to suppliers

Per worker model below this is a remote position.
Working Hours:
• Standard Hours of work are 8 to 5 with a 1 hr lunch break Alberta time, Monday through Friday excluding holidays observed by the Province




Must Have


Yes/No - Bachelors Degree and Project Management Designation e.g. (PMP)


Work Experience

Duration - Direct experience in a non-IT project management role

8 years

Duration - Experience creating and managing project forecast and actual budgets.

8 years

Duration - Experience defining project scope and goals in collaboration with business stakeholders.

8 years

Duration - Experience developing project deliverables including project charters, business cases...

8 years

Duration - Experience leading and facilitating meetings with stakeholders at all levels.

8 years

Duration - Experience managing multiple projects concurrently.

5 years

Duration - Experience using Microsoft-Project or other project management tools.

3 years

Nice to Have

Work Experience

Duration - Experience in managing projects in an organization of comparable size and complexity...

5 years

Duration - Experience working in or for the public sector.

2 years

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