Project Manager

90 Sheppard Ave E, North York, ON M2N, Canada Req #381
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Position Term:                        Fixed Term Contract (2 years)


Level:                                     10       

Salary Range:                        Min: $47.84/hour  Max: $59.79/hour             


Application Deadline:          December 6, 2021


The Government of Ontario is committed to establishing a new online market for internet gaming (igaming) that is both competitive and protects consumers.  iGaming OntarioTM (iGO) was established in July 2021 as an agency of the Government of Ontario to conduct and manage internet gaming in the province when provided by private gaming operators. 


We are looking to hire a Project Manager who will be responsible for leading the planning and implementation of strategic business initiatives and technology projects through the entire project lifecycle.  Performing as a project delivery partner, you will use your excellent relationship management and communication skills to work closely with key stakeholders to ensure optimal and timely project completion.


Reporting to the Program Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Defining project objectives, scope, performance measures, governance, requirements and resources in consultation with project sponsors and stakeholders.  Establishing roles and responsibilities for the project.
  • Leading planning, development, and implementation of project plans for technology implementation projects or other corporate initiatives, big and small, to ensure deliverables are achieved working with cross functional teams from across the organization. Identifying and track work packages, deliverables, and timelines. 
  • Providing on-going communication to stakeholders, including status updates, and project documents for varied purposes, including executive briefings, meetings with internal and external stakeholders, committees, and project sponsors.
  • Developing change management, resource, communication plans and stakeholder engagement plans and communications artifacts for project team members, end-users, stakeholders, and sponsors to ensure impacts, decisions and changes are understood.
  • Developing performance measures to ensure projects achieve required objectives.
  • Managing cross functional teams with indirect reporting structure to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Proactively identifying and tracking project risks and developing mitigation plans. 
  • Developing project workflows, processes and conducting analysis as required.
  • Ensuring that all projects follow required iGO project management and business analysis methodology where applicable, including the development of project management and business analyst artifacts.
  • Managing budgets, contracts, vendors, procurements as required.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • University degree or post-secondary diploma/certificate in business or a related discipline. Minimum 5 years of experience related to project management or equivalent related experience in system implementations, transformational initiatives. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • PMP designation or equivalent experience leading and implementing transformational initiatives required.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in project planning, implementation, management principles and methodologies, business analysis.
  • Expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
  • Strong writing skills to produce business case proposals, reports, briefings, requirements documentation.
  • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to development teams and to be able to evaluate complex project risks and issues accurately and objectively.
  • Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions.
  • Strong verbal and communications skills to facilitate workshops, lead meetings, and deliver presentations to a wide range of audiences. 
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating group discussions, building consensus, managing contentious issues, and decision-making.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, client and vendor management skills; highly developed impact and influencing skills.
  • Advanced organizational skills with demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet and manage multiple and conflicting deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills to participate in the review of current practices/processes, and the development of new processes, to assess impacts of changes on the organization and external stakeholders.
  • High proficiency in computer applications, including Project Management tools e.g. Microsoft Project, Asana, Jira; Microsoft office suite, SharePoint.
  • Experience working on technology implementation projects e.g. ERP systems, CRM systems etc.


The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.



iGaming Ontario has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires all staff, including prospective new employees, be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine.  Individuals with valid medical or other human rights-based exemptions will be considered for appropriate accommodation within the policy.  


iGaming Ontario is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer.
iGaming Ontario has the responsibility to lead by example in advancing racial equity and to build a diverse, inclusive, accessible and respectful workplace where every employee has a voice and the opportunity to fully contribute. To this effect, you are encouraged to reflect upon the diversity you would bring to the role within your application including, but not limited to, individuals identifying with one or more of the under-represented groups identified within Ontario’s Human Rights Code. 

Disability related accommodation during the recruitment process is available upon request.

Other details

  • Job Family iGaming Ontario
  • Pay Type Hourly
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