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21-076 - Senior Portfolio Leader

  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:2 days ago
  • Job no: F9GPE
  • Category: Engineering

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Project Leader

Resume Due Date: Wednesday December 1st 2021

Number of Vacancies: 1

Duration: 1 year

Location: 177 Tie Rd., Tiverton, ON or 889 Brock Rd. Pickering with a requirement to travel on occasion to the Tiverton, ON site (once a month, subject to change)

Job Overview

This position is to assist in the development of a project oversight and stakeholder engagement framework for the Nuclear Waste Management Division's portfolio of programs, projects and initiatives. The successful candidate will use their knowledge and experience to define the gaps in the existing process/performance and develop a framework that corrects or mitigates these gaps (current state, gap analysis, future state, implementation plan).

  • Define and build an integrated view of the portfolio of programs, projects, initiatives within our organization.
  • Work with stakeholders to assess gaps; areas may include:
  • How best we can enable project sponsorship (across leadership and line management)
  • Review of current resourcing approach relative to our divisions needs
  • Change control process oversight (anticipating changes and forecasting impacts)
  • Roles and responsibilities for project scoping / requirements gathering and scope control
  • Communication / reporting
  • Financial forecasting
  • Knowledge management / tools
  • The framework will include:
  • Current state
  • Gap analysis
  • Future state
  • Implementation plan that prioritizes recommendations based on major project type within the portfolio (capital investment, strategic initiatives, minor modifications) and quick wins versus longer term improvements
  • Drive implementation of the framework, including a change management plan for successful roll-out
  • Support the organization to maintain the framework in the long-term

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have significant experience overseeing a portfolio of infrastructure programs and projects. This would include identifying leading indicators of a projects health within the portfolio and working with sponsors from engineering / ops and maintenance and project management to bring projects back on track
  • Experience creating portfolio oversight frameworks is an asset. Experience working within organizations that have an overarching portfolio governance approach is preferred. Comfortable navigating gating frameworks / requirements.
  • Experience with change management and successfully rolling out changes to stakeholders from project execution / sponsorship.
  • 10+years of relevant project portfolio experience. PMP, MBA, P.Eng certifications are assets but not required.
  • Experience with designing leadership status discussion (e.g., Steering Committees) to focus on decision-making and priority projects.
  • Experience driving engagement in project delivery across business lines (operations / maintenance, engineering, projects, finance, etc.).
  • Experience with best practices for project management financial and status reporting.
  • Significant experience leading large capital projects, change management, and oversight of project work.
  • Worked within organizations that have an overarching portfolio governance approach. Comfortable navigating gating frameworks / requirements.
  • Working experience with designing leadership status discussion to focus on decision-making and priority projects.
  • Working experience driving engagement in project delivery across business lines (operations / maintenance, engineering, projects, finance, etc.).
  • Experience with best practices for project management financial and status reporting.
  • PMP, MBA, P.Eng certifications are assets but not required.
  • Published on 25 Nov 2021, 7:35 PM