Project Manager, Major Projects

Company: Metro Vancouver
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
Email: [email protected]

The Organization

Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is a federation made up of 21 municipalities, 1 Electoral Area, and 1 Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services, policy, and political leadership on behalf of its members. Governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials from each local authority, Metro Vancouver provides core utility services such as water, sewerage and drainage, and solid waste management, while also carrying out planning and regulatory responsibilities related air quality, urban growth, affordable housing, and management of a regional parks system. Metro Vancouver is a vibrant, richly diverse region focused on livability and ensuring quality of life for the region’s residents, both now and for generations to come.

To learn more, please visit Metro Vancouver’s website.

The Opportunity

Project Manager, Major Projects

Reporting to the respective Director, the Project Manager—Major Projects is responsible for managing overall project delivery from planning to design and construction to commissioning. Working as a technical specialist/expert, the Project Manager administers contracts; makes recommendations to senior management on contract awards and amendments; and prepares reports and makes presentations to senior management. In addition to being accountable for budget preparation, reporting and resource allocations, the Project Manager monitors and controls spending ensuring the effective and efficient expenditure of funds and is responsible for risk management for the project, working with legal staff to develop solutions for resolving contractual and environmental issues. The Project Manager is responsible for the hiring, supervision and management of staff.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline, as well as 15+ years’ related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Membership or eligibility for immediate membership as a registered professional engineer (P.Eng.) with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is considered an advantage.
  • Extensive technical expertise and understanding of engineering principles, standards, and best practices. Superior ability to interpret, apply, and advise others on engineering and related guidelines, such as technical manuals, codes and regulations, and contracting policies safety regulations and corporate and board policies. Expert contract administration and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to lead a large complex capital project requiring coordination amongst various divisions, disciplines, departments, external agencies, consultants, and construction contractors.

The complete opportunity profile can be viewed: Here

Contact: Julian Manchon or Greg Longster
Leaders International Executive Search
#880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: 604.688.8422

Email: [email protected]