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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Manager

Corporation of the City of North Bay
Corporation of the City of North Bay
Application Deadline: 2024-04-10
Date Posted: 2024-02-10
Location: North Bay, Ontario
Compensation: $100,996 - $126,229

The City of North Bay is a diverse community where opportunity meets a laid-back lifestyle. Servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, our progressive City of 51,553 residents is strategically positioned between scenic Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake. Just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers like Toronto and Ottawa, North Bay offers an ideal balance of urban amenities and natural beauty. Discover the Gateway to the North, where easy living is embraced. 

The Corporation of the City of North Bay is currently recruiting for: 

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Manager – (36-month contract)

As an Enterprise Resource Planning Project Manager with The Corporation of the City of North Bay, you will lead a transformative project aimed at modernizing our systems, including the replacement of our finance and payroll system as well as the implementation of a Human Resources Information System. Reporting to the Director of Information Systems, you will leverage your extensive project management experience, strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, to lead the successful implementation of a new ERP system that will improve productivity through automation and process efficiencies, allowing us to focus on providing excellent customer service to the residents of the City of North Bay. This role involves close collaboration with various business units across the City, as well as Agencies, Boards, and Commissions undergoing the transition to the new ERP system.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support functional design and change management strategies to optimize business processes and capitalize on emerging technologies for improved efficiency and user experience.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional project teams and stakeholders to build relationships, navigate opportunities, address challenges, and manage solutions.
  • Lead all phases of the ERP Project, including initiation, planning, implementation, and closure, adhering to industry best practices.
  • Manage resource planning, project timelines, schedules, budgets, risk, communication, and change management plans.
  • Anticipate risks, develop risk responses, and methodically address challenges when they arise.
  • Utilize exemplary communication and facilitation skills to resolve conflicts within the project team, vendors, or other stakeholders.
  • Gather and synthesize information from subject matter experts, leading decision-making processes to define an implementation path. Ensure iterative decisions align with project goals and communicate them effectively to relevant stakeholders.

Key Qualifications:

  • University degree in a field of study related to business process analysis, project management, or equivalent, combined with 10 years of experience managing large Information & Technology Projects.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with supplier selection processes such as RFP, RFI, and/or RFQ, contracts and statement of work related to services and products.
  • Proven experience in end-to-end project management, particularly in ERP system implementations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project teams, develop project plans, and ensure successful project delivery within set timelines and budgets.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and a track record of successful ERP implementations.
  • Experience in conflict resolution and effective communication with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to gather and synthesize information from subject matter experts, facilitating decision-making processes.

If you are a seasoned Project Manager ready to drive positive change through ERP implementation in a dynamic municipal environment, we invite you to apply. Help shape the future of North Bay and contribute to a community that values innovation, collaboration, and progress.

Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (35 hours/week)

Environment: Non-Union (Contract)

This is an “in office” position, with occasional requirements to work in various departments located in different locations across the organization.

The 2024 annual salary range for this non-union position is $100,996 – $126,229. We offer an employer paid comprehensive Health and Dental benefit package, as well as an Employee Assistance Program. The City of North Bay is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Employer. For more information on the benefits of a defined benefit pension plan please visit https://www.omers.com/

Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a resume and covering letter in one PDF document via email to:  staffing@northbay.ca Please identify the Posting ID: 24E-04 in the subject line. 

Review of applications will begin immediately, this ad will remain posted until the position is filled. 

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Corporation of the City of North Bay
Application Deadline: 2024-04-10
Date Posted: 2024-02-10
Location: North Bay, Ontario
Compensation: $100,996 - $126,229