Senior Project Manager

Toronto and Region Conservation - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Project Management Services, the Senior Project Manager manages initiation, planning, execution, control and close out phases of a diverse range of large-scale, multi-year environmental engineering, restoration or other capital infrastructure projects. Through effective utilization of TRCA and external resources and sound project management methodology, this position ensures successful planning, design and delivery of major capital works. Specifically, this position manages project teams and external resources and provides oversight of project to meet TRCA interests and ensure compliance with corporate policies, procedures and applicable government regulations and laws. Specialized knowledge of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act and associated planning process is a major responsibility of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide project management services to deliver major capital projects, which may include some general oversight and direction by the Senior Manager.
Oversee and implement appropriate planning processes (Master Plan, Environmental Assessment, etc.) to ensure compliance with corporate policies, procedures and applicable government regulations and laws.
Lead work with project team members to facilitate the permit and approval process, determine potential project impacts, and maintain project conformance with legislated environmental standards.
Create Project Plans with consideration for scope, deliverables, resources, schedule, cost, risks, quality, project monitoring, and reporting requirements.
Undertake effective risk definition and analysis to ensure appropriate mitigation and management of risks at various stages of the project.
Complete final project close out procedures and conduct post mortems to document lessons learned.
Manage, direct, coordinate and supervise the activities of professional or technical staff assigned to the project, including in-house staff or contracted engineers, and consultants.
Facilitate the procurement of goods and services in support of project planning and delivery.
Manage all aspects of contract management and administration for consulting assignments associated with projects.
Serve as the primary point of contact on consulting assignment and administer and manage these contracts.
Plan and undertake stakeholder meetings, and conduct appropriate public consultation, to prevent, mitigate or resolve issues.
Facilitate and collaborate with the project team to prepare, review, edit and seek final approval of project deliverables.
Oversee the integration of various technical reports into one cohesive document and ensure a common writing voice is used throughout.

QUALIFICATIONS:
University Degree in an in environmental science, engineering, or environmental planning/management program or a related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
10 years of experience in Project Management working with multi-disciplinary teams managing major environmental engineering and/or restoration projects along with Ontario Environmental Assessment processes.
The following certifications and designations would be considered an asset: IAP2 Canada Professional Certification, Environmental Professional Certification, Registered Professional Planner Designation, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Valid Ontario Driver's License.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of procurement, project management and risk management concepts.
Advanced knowledge of the Conservation Authorities Act, Environmental Protection Act, Planning Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Convention Act, Fisheries Act, Navigation Protection Act, and other related environmental legislation.
Thorough knowledge of environmental best management practices, and up-to-date knowledge of environmental mitigation and controls, as well as safe work procedures.
Demonstrated leadership and effective management of multiple, large-scale major environmental engineering and restoration projects in excess of $1 million per annum.
Proven track record of successful schedule management, cost control and time management.
Skilled at partnership building, collaborating, and maintaining excellent stakeholder and client relationships.
Ability to lead public consultation, facilitate meetings, and negotiate and resolve contentious issues.
Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills, with a record of implementing detailed innovative solutions in a dynamic environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to effectively present to large audiences.
Demonstrated supervisory skills, with ability to lead, manage and delegate effectively to both direct and indirect staff reports and project teams.
Computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office (Work, Excel); proficient with project management software.

To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting #TRCA-105-20 prior to midnight on March 23, 2020.

While TRCA thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised successful incumbent(s) who are not presently permanent TRCA employees may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector and/or drivers abstract check.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the Authority. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.