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Senior Project Manager (Digital Transformation Projects)

Req id:  27203

Richmond Hill, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 





At OpenText and in IT, we believe in every employee having meaningful, purposeful work. By joining our team, you will join a community of supportive and collaborative peers focused on innovation, teamwork, and driving successful outcomes.  You’ll be expected to bring with you an ideation and “Yes, if” mindset.  And, as you build your network and demonstrate your professional excellence, you will have the opportunity to forge your own career path and professional growth.


The Opportunity: #INDOT


As a Senior IT Project Manager within the IT PMO, you will provide high impact leadership on strategic, digital transformation, application development and Infrastructure, security and risk projects and programs. You will be responsible for the execution of project and program management activities (including, building the project plan, project governance structure, analysis of deliverables, cross-organization engagement of stakeholders, and delivery of work-streams including requirement capture, design, custom solution development, and deployment), Risk Mitigation, Change Control, Communication and Financial tracking on assigned projects and programs.


What You Are Great At:



  • You thrive when you're empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results.
  • You understand communication is at the heart of creating a positive client experience and can maneuver through challenging situations with ease.
  • You engage the right stakeholders at the right time to drive analyses and decision making.


Good Facilitator

  • Ability to align and communicate how the objectives of the program/project align with OpenText’s strategy.
  • Ability to provide the Leadership team and the Steering Committee with relevant contextual information/data points and analytics to facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Facilitate discussions around key decision points and help bring about a consensus.
  • Assist in prioritizing competing objectives through detailed cost-benefit analyses


Team Building

  • You are professional and poised, whether you're brainstorming with the team, running meetings, or making client presentations.
  • You thrive on building productive relationships and ensuring that internal teams have what they need to be successful.



  • You seek out innovative solutions and can easily adapt to new tools and trends.


Stakeholder Management

  • Adept at interacting and managing various levels of leadership in a cross functional matrix structure.
  • Bridge the gap between the working group and the steering committees in terms of perspective and execution through the project.
  • Proficient in translating key leadership decisions to the various stakeholder groups and aligning all groups towards delivering the program/project objective.


Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't and are always thinking two-steps ahead to avoid problems before they happen. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
  • Your experience as a Project Manager enables you to get to the root cause of issues and provide recommendations to get projects back to green health.
  • Strong problem solving, issue and risk management skills and ability to recommend solutions to management.


What It Takes To Excel:


  • 8+ years of demonstrated success in managing multiple IT projects simultaneously with varying degrees of complexity and maintaining a consistent high level of quality.
  • 8+ years managing projects in a cross-functional, matrixed organization comprised of geographically dispersed and virtual teams.
  • Experience with Project Management Methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, Prince 2, ITIL etc.
  • 8+ years of experience working on Infrastructure, Network Operations, Network Security, IT Security and Risk, Security Architecture, Data Protection & Information, Data Center Operations, Digital Transformation or Application Development projects
  • PMP certification





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Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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