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Analyst, IT Governance - 27462

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 23, 2021
Posting End Date: Ongoing


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
The Analyst, IT Governance role resides within the PMO Governance team and is responsible for completing compliance reviews to ensure projects are adhering to the established standards under the project management gating framework. The Compliance Analyst reviews will validate that project teams are conducting the required process reviews with various functional owners, completing the required project artifacts and obtaining the required gate approval prior to moving to the next phase within the project.  
The Analyst, IT Governance will assess non-compliance instances for size, risk and impact, and will work with project owners to ensure remediation plans have been implemented to address non-compliances.   The incumbent will have five key areas of responsibility: identification, prevention, monitoring and detection, resolution, and advisory.
Key Functions 
  • Conduct regular compliance reviews to ensure that projects are operating in line with the project management gating framework.  Compliance reviews will consider the following 4 areas: 
    • Project governance
    • Alignment to project management gating framework
    • Financial management
    • Communication management 
  • Utilized various review methodologies such as interviews, detailed document assessments and controls validation to determine compliance with project governance requirements  
  • Review project governance execution to ensure critical project management artifacts have been completed such as business cases, project charters, baseline plans, change requests, status reports, milestones, RACI achievements, benefits, internal/external resource plans, vendor management plans & KPIs etc
  • Review project governance execution to ensure that the following reviews are in place: project status & progress reviews, RAID reviews, steering committee reviews
  • Ensure that stakeholder analysis has been completed and that effective communication models are in place to meet stakeholders needs 
  • Develop compliance reports that detail non-compliances and assign prioritizations based for size, risk and impact.  Work with project owners to recommend, develop and implement acceptable remediation plans 
  • Escalate high risk non-compliances in an effective and timely manner 
  • Drive monthly / quarterly project compliance reporting to support overall IT Shared Services reporting framework 
  • Provide coaching and training to the PM community to further the adoption and compliance to the passport gating governance framework 
  • Provide input to the Resource Manager on Project Management skills gaps noted through compliance reviews. 



  • A relevant university degree / technical certification (and/or relevant experience)
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience supporting or managing complex projects
  • Certification in Project Management by a recognized project management organization required
  • Experience in Agile and Scrum methodologies highly preferred
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally, communicate succinctly and efficiently, build consensus and handle complex projects in similar environment
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, relationship management and communication skills
  • Ability to manage a project plan in a hybrid agile and waterfall delivery models an asset
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted

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