Senior Project Manager

AMA - Alberta Motor Association

This opportunity is open to either contract or full-time.

If you love having the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, developing, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project, this role is meant to be for you. As a Sr. Project Manager, you will work with Business Leaders across the organization to deliver key complex multi-stream projects, while overseeing constraints (scope, schedule and resources) and establishing project governance. You are experienced, a great motivator to team members and know how to get things done. When it comes to working with a team, you’re the whole package – team player, supportive coach and always the enthusiastic cheerleader. To put it simply, you are the champion of a project.


  • You’re a master multi-tasker who can juggle a variety of projects with ease — you have no problem getting things done.
  • You’re a spirited team leader who knows how to motivate your team to get results.
  • You’re a flexible and responsive team player who is comfortable working with all levels in an organization.
  • You’re a natural when it comes to finding simple solutions to complicated problems and explaining them to others.
  • You’re both a right-brain and a left-brain thinker and have a good balance between your innovative side and quantitative analytical abilities.
  • You can strategize and execute integrated digital and traditional initiatives across a range of platforms.


  • Support AMA’s Insurance, reporting to the Team Lead Project Management Office.
  • Drive project management best practices, supporting rapid evolution of the Project Management Office (PMO).
  • Manage stakeholder and client expectations, raise appropriate issues in a timely manner, conduct regular meetings and ensure flow of information in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the project team meets desired standards and any compliance requirements.
  • Create and maintain Project Artifacts – project charter, project plan(s), schedules, risk plan, RAID Log, SDLC, data migration plan and status reporting within the standards of project management methodologies adopted by the PMO.
  • Ensure project plan is aligned with business expectations and strategy.
  • Serve as the Project’s ‘source of truth’ through proactive management and documentation.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other project teams, business areas and external parties to ensure interdependencies are identified early and managed successfully.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams that will complete the following: initial research and design, creating and pitching proposals, driving implementation through all project phases, evaluation and review, and performance monitoring.
  • Perform duties and activities within prescribed budget for project; including quality assurance testing, communications and prepare client for sustainment & ongoing work.
  • Drive project effectiveness, efficiency, and performance, through project management execution and motivating project team members.
  • Support Business Lead through preparation of Terms of Reference (ToR), Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Quotations (RFQs) procurement type documents, review and assist evaluations.
  • Monitor, document and oversee consultants (vendors/third-parties) to ensure work streams advance as planned and deliverables are completed to meet project objectives.
  • Prepare, review and provide presentations, when necessary to the Executive, Project Team, internal and external stakeholders, as needed.


  • Experience leading medium to large multi-departmental & enterprise level projects.
  • You are familiar with the complexities of compliance or regulated industries such as banking or insurance.
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience in managing the end-to-end implementation of a third-party vendor Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) product or and/or in-house software/product development project through a robust Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • You have a minimum of 8 years progressive and diverse project management experience.
  • Project Management certification (PMP, PMI-ACP, Prince2) would be considered an asset.
  • Certification in Business Process management, Agile Project management and/or Lean Six Sigma would be desirable.
  • Change management certification (Prosci, etc) would be an asset.
  • Advanced skillset in use of project management software, tools and techniques.
  • Exceptional communication skills with senior level stakeholders.
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines and extensive problem-solving skills.
  • Your project management skills are impeccable at every stage – planning, analysis, problem solving, delivery and communication.
  • Ability to lead people observing AMA values and people-first approach culture.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible benefits.
  • Outstanding employer-paid Retirement Savings Program.
  • Great AMA discounts.
  • Unlimited learning opportunities.
  • Paid Vacation and other paid time off including a Volunteer Day and Me-Day
  • Flexible work model.