IT Project Team Lead

  • Position Type:
    Permanent Position
  • Location:
    St. John's
  • Competition No:
    1082-24 TLIT (E)

As a member of the IT department, the Team Lead will play a pivotal role in achieving company strategic goals by effectively managing and leading a team of professionals, solving technical challenges, and delivering value-added solutions across the organization.

Reporting to the IT Delivery Manager of Projects (PMO), this position is responsible for the following key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the business stakeholders to collect requirements specifications and ensure accurate execution by the team members responsible for implementing the project deliverables.
  • Work with PMO team to analyze cross-departmental business processes to identify inefficiencies and improvements.
  • Is responsible for adhering to Government procurement guidelines by developing and executing procurement plans, obtaining and reviewing quotes, evaluating procurement responses, and collaboratively managing vendors with NLC resources.
  • Apply appropriate methodology (Waterfall or agile) to ensure speedy and accurate execution of the assigned project activities.
  • Define project objectives, scope, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain project plans, timelines, and resource allocations.
  • Manages the day-to-day operational aspects of the project and scope including project logs, issues, action items, risks queries, change management and escalation processes, and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Communicate project status, issues, and resolutions effectively to stakeholders through various communication channels.
  • Coordinate with vendors and internal IT teams to facilitate project deliver and application upgrades.
  • Assists management in annual budget process.
  • Work with IT groups to ensure proper project transitioning to support, including training, and support documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with IT Policies, procedures, and application / infrastructure / security standards.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum ten (10) years Information technology field with proven experience (5 years) in leading IT projects.
  • Strong understanding of retail operations, including supply chain management, distribution, sales, marketing, finance, and human resources processes.
  • Certifications in leadership, project management or other relevant areas.
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, or Waterfall.
  • Experience with business process modeling, analysis, and optimization techniques.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, conflict management, problem-solving, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to drive a positive team culture while cultivating an atmosphere of collaboration and communication.
  • Experience in large-scale, cross-functional projects, processes and systems related to supply chain management, retail, wholesale, POS, logistics and warehouse management would be an asset.

NLC values diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and strives to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We welcome and encourage applications from under-represented groups such as: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of an under-represented group, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities (differing abilities) are available on request.


Work With NLC
  • Salary:
    CG 42: $80,242.50 - $94,536.00 annually
  • Closing Date:
    Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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Please state Competition Number on resume. Proof of education/ must be provided prior to employment with NLC.

Please note that, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.