PROJECT MANAGER INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING

City of Toronto - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job ID: 1478

Job Category: Project Management

Division & Section: Transportation Services, Operations & Maintenance - Contract Inspection Unit

Work Location: To be Advised

Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary (12 month) Vacancy

Salary: $103,303.20 - $121,375.80, TM1960, Wage Grade 7.5

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Affiliation: Non-Union

Number of Positions Open: 1

Posting Period: 27-Nov-2019 to 10-Dec-2019

Major Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Manager Contract Inspections, the Project Manager will lead statistical, research and project based functions relating to planning, engineering and procurement of projects for transportation infrastructure. The primary functions associated with this position include, but are not limited to:

Works with Purchasing, Engineering and Construction Services, Policy, City Planning, Finance & Administration, and Legal Services Divisions to develop Request for Proposals and/or Tender documents, to procure study, design, goods or services contracts; evaluates, responds and makes recommendations for award of contracts. Assists in the negotiation and execution of contracts.
Ensures that the project expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations and tracked according to spend rates.
Implementation of One Stage Repair Program with Utility Companies.
Leads, develops and implements detailed plans and recommends policies regarding program specific requirements.
Manages assigned projects, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance and continuous learning.
Creates and manages interdivisional, interdisciplinary and interagency teams and consultation processes to plan toward and support capital works delivery while addressing political, community, business and other stakeholder interests.
Applies the project management body of knowledge (e.g. Project Management Institute) to the planning and execution of assigned capital projects. Manages time, budget and scope to ensure successful project execution.
Supervises the day to day operation of staff including the scheduling, assigning and reviewing of work.
Conducts research into assigned area ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
Advises and responds to requests from the Manager, Director and/or General Manager on project issues, status and technical matters.
Takes on new projects and assignments as they may arise at the direction of the Manager.
Represents the Transportation Division at meetings with Community Councils, standing committees, elected officials and staff of other sections, divisions, agencies, community and special interest groups, citizens and consultants, as well as some media liaison.
Prepares staff reports and correspondence for a variety of audiences and makes presentations to senior division staff, elected officials and the public; considers implementation challenges and financial implications to the City.
Develops, plans, administers, monitors and coordinates planning and engineering activities.
Ensures compliance with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other related provincial regulations and corporate and divisional safety standards and procedures.

Key Qualifications:
Post-secondary education in planning, civil engineering, procurement, project management with relevant experience or a discipline pertinent to the job function and equivalent combination of education and experience.
Considerable experience in a project management leadership role delivering projects, activities and assignments from inception through to implementation with minimal direction while balancing political, community and other stakeholder interests.
Extensive experience managing/leading complex multidisciplinary projects in Transportation or Engineering and Infrastructure Planning.
Ability to deliver on demanding assignments requiring critical judgement, analytical thinking, and problem-solving with creativity.
Ability to effectively represent the Division and to maintain relations and work with community and special interest groups, the general public, elected officials, internal and external clients and consultants.
Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate both orally and in writing at all levels of the organization, with elected officials and the public.
Knowledge of various legislation related to the field, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve.

Accommodation

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