Manager, Project Delivery

District of Saanich - Vancouver Island, BC (13 months ago)

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Engineering Department
Facility Operations Division
Manager, Project Delivery
Regular Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced Professional Engineer to manage the Project Delivery in the Facility Operations Division of the Engineering Department. The Manager of Project Delivery is responsible for all aspects of ongoing project management, quality management and capital coordination, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling all activities through the projects’ life cycle. The successful candidate will work to ensure stakeholders understand and support the vision, goals, and objectives of the projects and drive the effective execution of the projects to achieve desired outcomes. As a member of the Engineering Department’s Management Team this position leads a team of unionized staff and will coach mentor and develop project leaders to successfully deliver their projects.

The Manager serves as the formal liaison between project teams and the management team and is responsible for supporting the structure and staffing within the Facility Operations, Project Delivery Section and is responsible for tailoring and promoting the consistent use of project management tools and techniques. This position will provide oversight, direction and/or supervision on delivering projects on time, on budget with appropriate quality, monitoring for compliance through peer audits/reviews and implementing new processes to improve performance. The Manager of Project Delivery will drive a variety of projects, including operating and capital construction works as well as process oriented projects across the Facility Operations Division.

Requirements include: a Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, Membership as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred or at minimum proficiency to pursue certification, LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) preferred or at minimum proficiency to pursue accreditation, five years in a combination program, project and operational management including experience managing diverse projects, teams and staff in a unionized environment, and possess a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s Licence with a personal vehicle available for use as and when required. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and ability to lead the development, communication, and implementation of successful diverse initiatives for multiple constituents with sometimes conflicting/competing objectives and goals in a changing environment.

A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position (2019 salary range of $88,915 to $105,150). Role Profile and competition information can be found at This is an open until filled posting. Please apply quoting competition 19173 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.