At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.
The City of Abbotsford is currently offering an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and driven professional to join our Project Management Office. The Project Management Office of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department is responsible for delivering capital projects and programs/initiatives to help guide the infrastructure investments in the City and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.”
We are seeking a key member of our Project Management Office leadership team for the position of Senior Manager, Projects. Reporting to the Director, Project Management Office, as the Senior Manager you will provide leadership and insight in overseeing delivery of the Engineering Department Capital Program, and strategic corporate capital projects. This will include providing expert knowledge and support, monitoring progress, and reporting on portfolio status. You will manage some projects directly and will provide recommendations for the development, introduction, and on-going iteration of the City’s project delivery approach and work closely with infrastructure planning, operations, and key stakeholders to ensure a seamless transition from the planning to commission of completed projects.
As the Senior Manager, Projects you oversee delivery of the Project Management Office portfolio, make recommendations on project implementation and management strategies along with providing expert knowledge and insight. You will manage the day to day activities in the Project Management Office by assigning projects, providing supervision and direction to the project management team, and contribute to the financial planning process to ensure the realization of the City’s strategic priorities.
You have the ability to motivate, mentor, coach, and lead a diverse team of project management staff and external consultants, and contractors. You are a strategic thinker and problem solver with sound judgement, with experience managing multiple priorities concurrently to move projects forward in a multi-stakeholder environment. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will allow you to build credible and trusted relationships with your team, with contractors, and throughout the organization and City.
If you are a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with your Project Management Professional (PMP) designation along with 10 years’ experience in the field of Project Management, with a minimum of three years in a leadership role, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter.
At the City of Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package.