Informatics Business Analyst, Project Manager

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Closing date: Oct 28, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: INF Information Systems

Job Code: 16092

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at

Job Information

The Informatics Business Analyst, Project Manager is responsible for providing expert advice and conducting business analysis on large-scale information management systems and projects as the project manager in the design, construction, development, testing and implementation of new and upgraded systems for the Department of Infrastructure.

Located in Yellowknife and reporting to the Manager of Information Systems, the Informatics Business Analyst, Project Manager (PM) is responsible for providing expert advice and conducting business analyses on multi-departmental and multi-governmental large-scale information management systems. This includes conducting feasibility and cost/benefits analyses and providing advice and guidance on the design and construction of new and upgraded information systems that meet user needs and meet specified standards and criteria. The information systems of the department are a service delivery channel to the public including law enforcement agencies.

The position ensures that systems are designed and developed to meet complex requirements, and the incumbent must be very well informed of current trends and best practices in the industry and be able to use sophisticated information management tools such as CASE Tools. The PM must be very well informed on current policies and legislation as well as System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies. The incumbent must have knowledge and understanding in both business analysis and project management methods and techniques.

The Department of Infrastructure has several multi-departmental and multigovernmental information management systems that enable the delivery of services related to public safety, monitor environmental conditions and ensure the maintenance and secured distribution of essential data and information. These systems include but are not limited to:

• The Motor Vehicle Information System
• Secure Image Management System
• Asset Management System
• Safety Management System
• Managair Information System
• Contracts Information System

The Motor Vehicle Information System (MVIS) is the second largest mainframe application in the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). It provides 24 hour/7 day a week essential services to the residents of the NWT as well as commercial transportation carriers operating in the NWT. It provides critical real-time law enforcement related information to all Canadian and American jurisdictions through an intergovernmental records exchange.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of a University Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Management and at least (6) six years of experience in the Information Technology industry, including at least three years in each area of business analysis and project management.

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Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16092        

Closing Date: October 28, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $46.42 per hour to $58.53 per hour (approximately $95,589 - $114,134) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.