The competition will remain open until a successful candidate is hired.
The District of Saanich is seeking a highly-adaptive leader to join our progressive Saanich IT team. Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology and coordinating with the IT management team, the Capital Projects Manager is responsible for the implementation and management of capital IT projects being undertaken by the District. The primary focus of this position will be to implement IT capital projects ($3-$6 million) over the next three years with an emphasis on the coordination of high priority and highly complex IT core service and infrastructure projects including data storage upgrades, network upgrades, server replacements, data centers, messaging authentication and telephony upgrades.
Project implementation will encompass all of the project management processes including initiating, planning, executing, controlling, closing and vendor management. The Manager will be responsible for the timely and successful delivery of the projects within budget and to a high level of quality.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Business Administration; Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, or at minimum, proficiency to pursue certification; and minimum 10 years proven experience in a combination of IT program, project and operational management including experience/responsibility managing diverse/complex projects and teams. In addition, candidates must also have demonstrated hands-on knowledge of computer systems and data centre operations, network communication protocols, systems operation management tools and techniques, information technology systems design and structures, storage and server technologies, as well as technologies and industry standards that are applicable to the District’s IT environment.
*Testing will be conducted*