Technology Project Specialist

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Corporate Services Department
Branch: Business Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 12 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: November 06, 2018
Date Closing: November 19, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Business Services, is responsible for the coordination and daily support of multiple technology projects; planning, scoping and development of Department project initiatives, goals, timelines and activities; gathering business requirements to assist in the delivery of process improvement initiatives; leads special projects and provides support to other Departmental teams for project planning and deployment of products within the Department; supports existing systems and the development of improved technological business processes for the Department; assists in the development of the Department’s information systems strategy and architecture to meet business improvement plans and operational needs; develops business and operational processes for the Department; assists staff in the delivery of the information systems program and projects as related to the Department.


•Successful completion of a University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience with information systems project management, including successful completion of technical projects.
•PMP professional designation or CBAP professional designation required.
•Experience in managing multiple projects and cross-functional project teams.
•Experience in creating all key project governance documents such as project charters, business requirement documents, functional and non-functional requirement documents, project schedules, project plans, communication plans, user acceptance testing plans, risk mitigation strategies etc.
•Demonstrated project management skills to apply project management tools and methodologies (Agile, Scrum, etc.) to assist staff with information systems projects and programs.
•Experience in developing and monitoring business plans and budgets for information systems programs.
•Experience in gathering, analyzing and documenting business and system requirements, workflows, business processes, etc.
•Experience in preparing use case and entity relationship diagrams, flowcharts, graphs, mock-ups.
•Experience in developing information systems plans and architecture, and relational databases, concepts including Oracle, MS SQL, etc.
•Experience using UML, MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
•Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
•Ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by November 19, 2018, quoting competition #23104. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$54.24 - $58.96 per hour. This is a Union position.

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