Colleen is a proven Senior Manager and Project Manager with over 28 years experience in the Information Technology (IT) Sector.
Since January 2015, Ms. Benson has been the Project Manager responsible for the Project Management Office of the Common Services Centralization Project for the Province of New Brunswick. Prior to this project, Ms. Benson managed several large system implementations for the Province of New Brunswick including the Provincial Property Taxation and Assessment System and the Provincial Electronic Health System.
Colleen has held several senior management positions at the Atlantic and Canadian levels of Fujitsu Consulting. Her most recent role with Fujitsu was as the Director of Resource Management and Recruiting for the Fujitsu Canadian Operations. In this role, she was responsible for managing 800+ billable practitioners within Canada and a team of nine Resource Managers and Recruiters. Ms. Benson has also held the position of Delivery Manager for Fujitsu Consulting. In this role, it was her responsibility to manage project risk and ensure projects were delivered according to contractual agreements. She was also responsible for mentoring and supporting other project managers.
Colleen is an active member of her community. She has been on the Board of Directors of Enterprise Fredericton and York Manor Nursing Home and since 2000 she has been a co-chair and member of the NB Knowledge Industry Recognition Awards (KIRA) Committee.
Colleen is a goal oriented individual with demonstrated strong team leadership and communication skills. She is focused and committed to delivering top quality service to her clients.
Colleen is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton and has completed degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science.