Program Manager, Fixed Facilities
- City Of Ottawa
The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the delivery of Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) project fixed facilities for both the Confederation Line east and west, and Trillium Line south extensions, including the construction of stations, maintenance and storage facilities, and other related civil structure construction. The Program Manager will lead a large cross-functional team to ensure that the business needs and outcomes of the project are satisfied and will demonstrate expert understanding of P3 projects and risk management in construction and large-scale infrastructure projects.
Additional responsibilities include:
- Administration of highly complex, multi-million-dollar projects that will require accountable decision-making duties that will extend over multiple years;
- Participating in project prioritization, planning, field office establishment, procedures preparation, field
office inspections, staff oversight and assignment;
- Developing and monitoring operating budgets; and,
- Contributing to the design review process.
The Program Manager is also responsible for managing the unit's human (including contracted services) and financial resources, and stakeholder and partner relationships.
Education & Experience
4 year university degree in Engineering or Applied Science
Minimum of 5 years related experience in construction management, construction engineering, engineering design on a LRT system, rail and or heavy construction related infrastructure projects, including a minimum of three (3) years of project responsible in charge experience, including a minimum of 2 years in the management of human and financial resources.
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Construction management processes, engineering planning, design, operations and construction/rehabilitation of LRT, railroads, transit facilities, roadways and bridges, support systems, testing and commissioning a new start program;
- Related federal, provincial and engineering legislation, regulations, standards, codes and by-laws pertaining to environmental impact assessment, building, fire, health and safety, construction;
- Processes for conducting and analysing environmental impact assessments
- Principles of project management, including cost containment/control and reporting;
- Process for developing Request for Qualifications & Requests for Proposals, including acceptance, review and selection of consulting engineers;
- Processes for tendering and contracting work;
- Computer applications in an engineering environment pertaining to municipal design, project management, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail and use of the Intra-Internets;
- Protocols for responding to senior management/councillor inquiries, conducting public consultation and preparing reports, briefing notes and other communiqués;
- The City of Ottawa's organizational, governance and administrative structures;
- Legislation, regulations, policies, standards and guidelines relevant to the work;
- Industry trends and developments;
- Business administration concepts, theories, principles and methodologies;
- Corporate policies, guidelines and practices;
- The various Collective Agreements in place at the City;
- Understanding of the programs/services and operations of other City areas, and the inter-relationships between them and own work area;
- MS Office and other software programs;
- Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance; and
- Must be familiar with applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and City policies and procedures
Competencies & Skills
- Strategic Leadership - Sets/implements the strategic direction, understands internal and external trends, the political sensitivities of the organization and applies this knowledge to support the long-term vision and success of the City
- Demonstrates Business Sense - Understands the impact of decisions on the business and the ability to strive to improve business performance; requires an awareness of business issues, processes and outcomes as they impact the community, the City's reputation and strategic direction
- Builds Collaborative Relationships - Proactively communicates, builds and utilizes professional relationships and partnerships with all internal and external stakeholders
- Fosters Innovation and Change - Develops an environment that embraces innovation and efficiently integrates change into the organization
- Engages Employees - Leads, coaches and develops an engaged, diverse workforce of individuals and teams, where work is a safe, respectful place and successes are recognized and celebrated
- Delivers Results - Creates effective plans and performance measures, holds themselves and others accountable for measurable, high quality, timely and cost-effective results
- Client-centric Focus - Serves the client interest through focusing individual, team and organization effort on identifying and meeting key and diverse client needs (the term "client" includes both internal and external clients)