Senior Program Manager

  • Category
    Engineering - Project
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Program Manager for a permanent position with our Client in Ottawa, ON. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the management and coordination of all activities on assigned programs as well as managing their own projects. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Senior Program Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the delivery of IT projects within assigned program or project portfolio.
  • Establish and maintain positive business relationships with assigned business unit leaders and program participants and act as management focal point for program related activities.
  • Serve as a central point of communication for team members and project sponsors.
  • Estimate, build and maintain schedules for task, workload and resource considerations.
  • Monitor and report value metrics to make informed decisions that maximize returns across enterprise projects and programs
  • Collaborate with business unit leaders to develop project and portfolio resourcing strategies to ensure optimum support for projects and for the dayto-day operational activities
  • Implement and ensure adoption of project management methodology and oversees project management coaching
  • Engage with crossfunctional business leaders to objectively analyze the organization’s ability to absorb change and adopt project post-deployment
  • Communicate status of the project and program portfolio to all stakeholders in business units and head of integrated services group
  • Monitor principles and standards to harmonize

The Senior Program Manager must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  •  Minimum of 10 years of experience as Program Manager
  • English required  Bilingualism is an asset
  • IM/IT project management capacity, including all aspects of project execution
  • Strong background in Project resource planning, reporting, and budgeting
  • Solid Personnel management skills
  • Familiarity with project management software, such as Clarity PPM
  • Experience in risk and issue management
  • Experience in project audit
  • Experience in software development and delivery
  • Knowledge in CA Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) system, is an asset
  • Experience in Customer Relation Management (CRM) systems, is an asset


If you are interested in applying to the Senior Program Manager position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the “Apply with Adecco” button above.


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12030742

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.