Project Manager

Manitoba Government - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

Capital Projects Planning and Delivery is a newly created division within the Department of Central Services and is responsible for the delivery of all capital projects for the departments of Justice, Indigenous and Northern Relations, Conservation and Climate, Families, Finance, Education, and Municipal Relations. This brand new division of government consists of capital project management and technical staff from several of these included departments, and this team is coming together for the first time to achieve the united mission of the Central Capital program. To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form and resume. See below for further instructions.

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Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Records Check Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
Must have a valid Class 5 Drivers' Licence
Must be able to travel to various locations, both within and outside Manitoba, possibly including overnight stays

Post secondary education in commercial construction or a related field (including Interior Design, Architecture, Facility Management and Engineering). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Experience coordinating and planning all phases of construction and facility-related projects, including defining project scope, budgeting, scheduling, tendering, implementation and providing ongoing technical advice.
Experience developing Requests for Proposal and related procurement documents to identify, define and procure consultant and contractor services.
Experience overseeing and managing project financials, including controlling and administrating contracts.
Experience reviewing specifications, drawings, reports, studies and providing analysis and recommendations to senior officials and stakeholders.
Strong leadership skills with experience leading diverse project teams including client representatives, internal/external professionals, senior officials and supporting agencies.
Written communication skills.
Verbal communication skills.
Organizational skills.

PMI designation or post secondary education in project management.
Knowledge of current Building Codes, legislation, and industry best practice related to accessibility and sustainable construction practices.

The Project Manager, is responsible for the concurrent management of multiple capital and client funded projects within the Government of Manitoba's portfolio of owned and leased facilities. This portfolio consists of a wide variety of facilities including large office complexes, courthouses, correctional facilities, health institutions, warehouses, central power plants, post-secondary institutions and the Manitoba Legislative Building. A large portion of this portfolio has been identified as having heritage significance. The Project Manager provides leadership and direction to project teams comprised of internal and external professionals, client representatives, senior officials and supporting agencies through all phases of assigned projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closing. This is highly complex managerial work requiring the Project Manager to maintain an extensive working knowledge of the Government of Manitoba's policies, procedures and standards, finance and administration procedures, and requirements regarding the procurement of goods and/or services.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form and resume. Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration.

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Apply to:
Advertisement # 36474
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
Phone: 204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.