Project Manager (CA005)

Project Manager (CA005)

10 Nov
WCB Alberta

10 Nov

WCB Alberta


Position Overview:

Project Manager

Business Services, Machine Learning & Analysis

Edmonton, Alberta

Permanent Full-Time

This role involves building strong capabilities in Machine Learning based solutions and other innovations for solving key business problems. The candidate will undertake strategic projects and deliver as per plan. Responsibilities includes the execution of strategic projects with zero surprises along with proper project management disciplines while reporting progress to major stakeholders.


- Must be familiar with the principles and methodologies of current project management disciples relating to agile and waterfall approaches.

- Knowledge and experience relating to verbal and written communication especially relating to presentations held at a leadership level.

- The Machine Learning Project Manager will capitalize on operational expertise to create project plans; coordinate schedules, resources and tasks; and track progress across internal and external parties on projects that could impact the lives of many Albertans.

- Using the latest machine learning, automation and innovative techniques including measuring project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques for the best outcomes.

- Provide indications of projects that are at risk of missing on-time delivery, scope and budget; escalate issues and mobilize key decision makers.

- Working with the WCB’s business partners to translate business requirements into technical terms that translate into solving machine learning problems and other innovations.


- A University degree or post-secondary education in a business or technical field such as computer science, computer engineering, commerce, business management or related field.

- 3 – 5 years familiarity with agile management and development methodologies along with existing project management experience is necessary for this position.

- A minimum of three years of experience managing software projects including project scoping, planning, implementation, monitoring and control & project closure.

- Strong background in statistics, mathematics or a programming language (R, SPSS, SAS or Python, SQL) is preferred.

- At least 2 years of experience in machine learning concepts or applied research in a related field.

- Excellent interpersonal, leadership, visualization and communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical concepts in simple terms along with a desire to work closely with end-users and executives.

- Finally, a deep passion for making a difference in the lives of Albertans by bringing innovative technology to WCB.


Salary: PG 13

Start Rate: $86,868 to Job Rate: $108,564 per annum


To be considered for this position, please apply online quoting competition #J1120-0336 by submitting a cover letter and resume below.

External candidates will also be considered.

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