Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for a Work Program Manager. This is a contract position for one (1) year located in Burnaby, British Columbia
This role is for a program manager in Distribution End of Life Asset Replacement. The preferred candidate will have Electrical Utility Distribution experience. The work environment is fast paced and detail oriented, the ideal candidate will be self motivated, a strong communicator, able to build effective working relationships, have an analytical mindset with sound judgment, and be well versed in risk management. Prior experience in program management is an asset, particularly high volume programs with large financial impact, on a multi-million dollar scale annually. Experience with SAP, DAD/SAM, Passport Excel with pivots and Tableau data analytics would be an asset.
Plan, direct, and report on infrastructure and other construction project activities by consistently monitoring project benefits, resources and status and creating documents such as project plans, action logs, communication plans, status reports and post implementation reviews so that the project is implemented as planned.
Develop project plans and risk management plans for medium to high risk and highly complex infrastructure or other construction projects with a capital cost that is generally up to $50 million for effective management throughout the project lifecycle.
Manage multiple activities effectively such as quality assurance, engineering, First Nations and stakeholder engagement, communication, regulatory approvals, procurement, planning and controls, construction management, pre-commissioning, employee relations, and safety by using project management principles in monitoring progress and establishing standards for implementation to keep the project within allotted time and budget.
Complete project management activities including scoping, planning, managing, monitoring, and reporting on project tasks by using advanced skills in Microsoft Office as well as project management programs to fulfill business needs.
Maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders including customers, engineers and field crews through regular communication using excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills enabling timely progression of projects.
Establish standards for implementation and monitoring using excellent analytical skills and a comprehensive knowledge of project management practices and procedures to optimize project resources.
9 years of project management experience or equivalent
Bachelor’s degree Engineering
The preferred candidate will have Electrical Utility Distribution experience
Prior experience in program management is an asset, particularly high volume programs with large financial impact, on a multi-million dollar scale annually.
Experience with SAP, DAD/SAM, Passport Excel with pivots and Tableau data analytics would be an asset.
Strong collaborator, communicator and relationship builder - different communication styles to be able to work across different teams
Client requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.
BC Candidates required - possible option to work fully remote (In BC) but would still be expected to come to office for key meetings - at a minimum quarterly basis.
*Strong likelihood of this contract being extended*
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