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Great Canadian Gaming Corp.

Midstream Analytics Platform - Digital Program LEAD

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Job Description

Midstream Analytics Platform - Digital Program LEAD
(Contracting Position)
Client : Oil and Gas
Duration : Until the end of 2024 with possibility for extension.

How do you fit in?

A key leader in Client's Digital Plan - Build - Run operating model, the Midstream analytics Platform Program (MAPP) and Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Technical Lead is an exciting opportunity to partner with a growing and transforming business to advance key strategic efforts for the company. Reporting to the Program Steering Committee, you will leverage domain knowledge and technology expertise to shape and maintain the technical vision for Client within Client's' MAPP and IBP Program. You will play a pivotal role as the primary point of technical accountability for Client's' MAPP and IBP Program, responsible for shaping and guiding the development of key initiatives and ensuring they align with our organizational goals.

In this role you will be responsible for technical leadership and executing initiatives in an exciting and strategic program of work. The MAPP and IBP Program is a collection of two related efforts. One related to the buildout and maturity of key data sets and application development efforts to improve the overall use cases of key Midstream data, and the other related to driving further accuracy of Client's' midstream financial outlook and budget process through driver based process and digital enablement. They are both important effort spanning multiple unique and inter-related initiatives that require consistent technical, functional and vendor engagement to optimize constraints and deliver value. In addition to acting as the key technical leader on this program, this role will involve on-going engagement with the broader Digital operating model, championing our Architecture Governance Processes and Project Delivery Methodology, and ensuring consistency of digital services in support of the Program. You will work closely with functional lead(s) and vendor partners to deliver value to Client and have direct accountability to a senior leadership steering committee who will support you in driving the realization of the Program's vision.
What you'll be doing:
    • As a visible champion and promoter of our core values, you'll actively engage with your digital team members and business partners, "rolling your sleeves up" to achieve results.
    • You'll help our Midstream businesses transform by leveraging technology to accelerate value delivery across the enterprise.
    • You'll ensure regular Digital alignment with your business stakeholders across our plan - build - run operating model, ensuring broad understanding of business strategies, activities, drivers, requirements, and system enhancement demands.
    • You'll be accountable for key tasks in our project delivery methodology and architecture governance review process, ensuring that our architecture function has clear understanding of changes to our environment and key decisions made, and that our project resourcing is supported through risk-based delivery management.
    • You'll act as the key accountable technical lead for Client's' MAPP and IBP Program, partnering with functional leaders and external partners to oversee critical initiatives and managing technical interdependencies, constraints and acting as Digital's representation to advance the strategic priorities.
    • You'll support the management & prioritization of business needs and manage demand within and constraints on technical resources within the program of work.
    • You'll partner with our outsourcing service providers, ensuring the delivery of Digital services across the program realizes value and is consistently managed.
    • You'll proactively support processes for risk identification and mitigation across the delivery program, ensuring continuous improvement in our Digital risk posture
    • You will provide technical leadership in the development, implementation, and maintenance of relevant applications as it relates to program initiatives, ensuring they are efficient, scalable, and reliable.
    • You will work closely with business units and our third party service providers to understand their requirements, translate them into technical specifications, and develop effective solutions.
    • You will guide program resources create and maintain technical documentation, user guides, and training materials for the program of work.
To be successful in this role, the Digital Program Lead must possess the following skills and competencies:
    • Strategic Thinking and Vision: The ability to envision the big picture, align transformation efforts with organizational and architectural goals, and create a clear technical roadmap to enable change.
    • Results-Oriented Mindset: A focus on achieving tangible business improvements and measurable outcomes.
    • Leadership and Influence: The capacity to lead without direct authority, inspire teams, and drive consensus among diverse digital and business stakeholders.
    • Collaboration and Teamwork: Building strong relationships, fostering collaboration, and working effectively across functions.
    • Adaptability and Agility: Being flexible in response to changing circumstances and adjusting strategies as needed
    • Program and Project Management: Proficiency in managing complex digital programs, defining project scope, setting milestones, and ensuring successful execution.
    • Change Management: Expertise in guiding teams through organizational shifts, overcoming resistance, and fostering a culture of adaptability.
    • Stakeholder Engagement and Communication: Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with senior executives, department heads, and cross-functional teams. Effective communication is crucial for program updates and risk management.
    • Business Knowledge: Understanding of the WGL culture, current systems ecosystem, current business processes, and industry landscape and trends.
    • Data-Driven Decision-Making: Ability to analyze data, assess performance metrics, and make informed decisions to achieve desired outcomes.
    • Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating risks associated with transformation initiatives
    • Deep Technical Knowledge: Familiarity with relevant tools, technologies, and methodologies related to business transformation.
What you must have:
    • Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or related experience
    • Minimum of seven (7) years of related experience working with Microsoft Fabric and Palantir.
    • Extensive project and program management experience
    • Experience working with and managing 3 rd party vendor support resources
    • Knowledge and/or experience working with both waterfall and agile delivery approaches.
    • Expertise with Integrated Business Planning toolsets (Anaplan, OneStream, or similar competing products), Allegro and JDE would be considered an asset.

Where you'll be working:
This position will be located in our Calgary Office, with the expectation that you will be onsite four (4) days per week. Some travel may be required.

About Great Canadian Gaming Corp.

Great Canadian is a leading gaming, entertainment and hospitality company in Canada. With 28 gaming properties across Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Washington State, Great Canadian's facilities include interactive gaming, thrilling horse racing, a variety of dining amenities, show theatres and hotels. Working closely alongside crown and industry partners, Great Canadian is driven to provide outstanding service to guests, rewarding opportunities for team members and superior value to shareholders. Fundamental to the company’s culture is its commitment to social responsibility. “PROUD of our people, our business, our community” is Great Canadian’s brand that unifies the company’s community, volunteering and social responsibility efforts. Under the PROUD program, Great Canadian annually invests over $2.5 million in our communities, and in 2017, over 1,900 charitable organizations were supported by Great Canadian. In each Canadian gaming jurisdiction, a significant portion of gross gaming revenue from gaming facilities is retained by our crown partners on behalf of their provincial government for the purpose of supporting programs like healthcare, education and social services.


Hospitality and Tourism

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-13

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