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Senior Application Program Manager 

We are Systematix and we are looking for aSenior Application Program Managerwith some experience in business transformationto support a long-term engagementwith one of our key clients in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Along with Portfolio Definition and Strategic Roadmaps, as their Senior Application Program Manager, you will be leading the Application Services team along with Application Developers and Business Analysts towards a major enterprise-level transformation initiative of modernizing in-house legacy applications and technology footprint, including leveraging cloud and next generational capabilities (SaaS, PaaS, AI, ML, Automation, Analytics, Big data) to deliver the following key business objectives:

Stable Technology Platform– significantly lowering the downtime and technology risks to perform day-to-day service transactions by moving to modern technology and exploring customer online functionality to meet present and future business needs
Cost Effectiveness– bring down operating costs and IT risks of managing and supporting legacy systems by moving into new Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications
Standardization –leveragethe Microsoft Dynamics platform for digital and common services deliveryutilizing Mulesoft technology services as a corporate standard for all system integration related needs.
Automated Integrations –ensure that disparate systems have automated integration for cross pollination of data and operation
Secured Solution– improved infrastructure, processes, procedures and controls to protect customer information from security threats.
Online Services– expanding online service offerings for high customer value and volume with low complexity service transactions.


    Lead large teams to drive complex programs/campaigns to completion based on scope and budget

    Contribute to buildout of a PMO team and evangelize and evolve organizational processes to enable closer synchronization between PMO, Product, Engineering, QA, and Design

    Lead planning and execution of high impact programs and teams

    Build, manage, and track progress on release plans

    Identify and manage cross-project dependencies

    Anticipate and mitigate team and program risks

    Collaborate with cross functional teams to track dependencies, plan releases, and to resolve blocking issues

    Communication on team and program status to management


    Bachelor's degree or higher in CS, CIS, MIS or equivalent

    At least 7 years' experience in IT application management including managing and motivating technical personnel.

    Experience in managing teams using ITIL processes

    Previous working experience in IT applications project management

    Proven ability to work with business leaders to develop and align application strategies to business objectives

    Ability to translate the application strategy into plans and actions

    In-depth knowledge of Information Technology application evaluation, development, implementation, quality assurance and production support

    In-Depth knowledge of Commercial off the Shelf product life cycle

    Familiarity with client/server application computing environments, SaaS, client server applications and relational database concepts.

    Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification is an asset.

    Experience collaborating with or managing complex cross-departmental teams in a Lean-Agile environment is an asset.

    Thorough understanding of program/project management techniques and methods.

    Budget and financial project control acumen

    Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

    Must be a team player and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Action orientated with ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-moving environment.

This is a long-term engagement, in a hybrid role of remote and an estimated 1-2 weeks-a-month of onsite work at client's Winnipegoffices.


If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us or submit your resume, if you know someone who meets these qualifications, please forward this assignment opportunity to them.


Systematix is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned National Consulting and Resourcing firms. With offices across North America we provide the highest caliber consulting solutions to a diverse client base that includes all levels of Government and private industry sectors.

Systematix is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment and is proud to be anequal opportunity employer.

At Systematix, we bring people and projects together!


Job: Senior Application Program Manager 

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