Job Posting 68510

Project Manager / Business Analyst
Kids Help Phone
Toronto Metro area, Toronto
closed 5 days ago (Fri, 26 Feb)
full time

Position Overview  

 

Organization: Kids Help Phone  

Title: Project Manager / Business Analyst (PM/BA)

Position: Full-time Permanent 

Reports to: Director Strategic Projects and Business Solutions

Location: Toronto (temporarily remote due to Covid 19)

Is this you?  

Are you motivated by the opportunity to positively impact mental health for young people in Canada? Would you be passionate about helping young people deal with the challenges of growing up in today’s complex, ever-changing, technologically driven world?  

Do you have expertise in both Project Management and Business Analysis? Would you enjoy the flexibility and opportunities of a hybrid Project Manager Business Analyst role?

Kids Help Phone is on a transformational journey, one that will change the landscape of youth mental health in Canada. We cannot do it without a team who are willing to be game changers and help fuel that journey. We need team members that are passionate about making a real difference in young people’s lives. It will take courage. It will take resilience.  

Does this sound like you? If so, then keep reading…  

The Position  

Reporting directly to Director, Strategic Projects and Business Solutions, the project Manager Business Analyst will elicit requirements, scope projects, assess risks, anticipate challenges, before they become an issue and use best practices in technology implementation to ensure projects are moving in the right direction, delivering solutions in a timely and on budget manner.

What You'll do  

  • Manage assigned projects to ensure successful completion on time and within budget
  • Gather requirements to drive out the scope of assigned projects
  • Develop schedules and related documentation for assigned projects
  • Build and maintain lasting relationships with staff and vendor partners
  • Identify risks and contingencies plans for development and launch of projects
  • Ensure 3rd party services delivered are within the approved statement of work
  • Deliver regular status tracking reports on assigned projects
  • Maintain project management documents such as schedules, reports and budgets
  • Assist with Strategic Project Portfolio Management as assigned
  • Provide support for the Privacy, Security and Risk Program

 

What You'll Need   

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering or related field
  • 1- 2 years’ experience as a Project Manager, Business Analyst, Project Coordinator or similar position (Project Analyst, Project Administrator) or other qualifying related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Post-undergraduate diplomas or certificates in Project Management or Business Analysis are an asset.
  • Bilingual (English/French) is an asset.
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Slack, intermediate Internet competency and experience with project management tools. Must be willing to learn new tools
  • Possess an acceptable "Vulnerable Person Sector Criminal Reference Check" prior to starting employment.

 

You’ll already have the following:  

  • Proven success in executing projects.You have experience managing projects in the business and IT space. Teammates know they can count on you to put your best foot forward even in difficult situations, support them when required, and proactively contribute ideas, solve problems and move the project in a timely manner.
  • A thirst for knowledge.A passion for learning and understanding new technologies.  You are more-than-capable of researching and troubleshooting issues on your own.
  • A passion for helping others. You care deeply about the mission. You ensure work is completed in a timely manner and are able to manage more than one project at a time.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team. You have experience and capabilities to work effectively on your own to get tasks done, while still being able to build strong internal relationships and lead without supervision.
  • Excellent management & human interpersonal skills. You have strong human relation skills, managing people, risk management, while being strategic in your execution and have proven experience in change management.
  • Excellent communication abilities. You have the ability to take technical documentation, business requirements to communicate ideas, negotiate, and be a creative problem solver.
  • Technical abilities. If you understand computer systems, networking and apps, this is considered an asset. If you do not, your willingness to learn is important.

 

The Organization  

Kids Help Phone is a Canadian and world leader, known for their expertise and continuous innovation as Canada’s only 24/7 professional counselling and information service for young people in both English and French. They have been pioneers in virtual care and e-health solutions for young people in Canada for over 30 years.  

Since 1989, they have offered kids, teens and young adults a critical lifeline of hope and support through their free, anonymous and confidential services, which research shows significantly improves youth mental health.  

Young people reach out to Kids Help Phone’s professional counsellors and trained volunteers from every corner of the country via phone, Live Chat and texting, and benefit from their database of local youth-serving programs. Kids Help Phone’s website is a widely recognized model of youth-focused design; offering therapeutic tools, games, information, and counselling.  

And finally…  

Are you are inspired by helping to meet the quickly evolving needs of young people in Canada today and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization dedicated to improving their mental health and well-being?   

History in the making!  

Does this sound like a journey you want to be a part of?  

Join us!   

Visit https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=KIDSHELP&lang=en_CA  

Open the posting and click the “Apply” button in the top right corner of the page. Please attach a single file with your resume and cover letter titled:* lastname_firstname_ Project Manager/Business Analyst *  

For more information about Kids Help Phone, please visit our website at http://org.kidshelpphone.ca  

The position will be posted until midnight Feb 25, 2021.  

Accredited member, Imagine Canada Standards Program.  

Kids Help Phone is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity of people and communities, and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization. We welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who respect and reflect the diversity of service users.  

Kids Help Phone is committed to providing barrier-free environment and accommodation in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if your require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.

 

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