BAND 3 - Senior Project Manager

BC Public Service - Kamloops, BC (30+ days ago)

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Senior Project Manager
Management Band 3

An eligibility list may be established.

Bring your skills in leadership and project management to this critical role

The Ministry of Transportation plays an integral role in promoting economic growth and meeting the social needs within the province of BC through the development approval programs it administers. The Ministry of Transportation is the agency responsible for maintaining and rehabilitating public highways including those dedicated and constructed by subdivision plans and land use applications. The Ministry has a regulatory role established by the Highways Act, Land Title Act, Local Government Act and other statutes. The Ministry of Transportation works with partners and other levels of government to provide safe, efficient, cost effective movement of goods, people and resources.

The Senior Project Manager (PM) will lead and manage a team of project managers, assistant project managers, and project technicians. The Senior PM will lead major highway improvement projects and/or components of corridor programs with multiple key deliverables.

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Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture, and hosts a Pow-Wow every year.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree with a minimum 5 years of related experience OR;
  • Diploma with a minimum 7 years of related experience OR;
An equivalent combination of education and experience. recent experience.
(*Education must be in business administration, public administration, engineering, or related field)

Related experience includes a combination of the following:
Experience in supervising/leading in a professional environment, including managing the workload of other project team members, managing employee performance, coaching and mentoring, goal setting, and leading the resolution of HR/performance issues.
Experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project.
Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders and leading consultation sessions.
Experience in budget management and procurement.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
Experience with transportation infrastructure.
Experience managing major infrastructure projects.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover letter required: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.