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APEGA

Project Manager

Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

2495_17585124-1508706

Job Description

Want to be part of a team that makes a difference? Come be part of the change.

Since 1920, APEGA has been regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience to serve the public interest in Alberta.

We are looking for energetic individuals who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. You need to be committed to serving the community with integrity, accountability, and innovation, and have a desire to deliver exceptional service. If you reflect these values, have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make a difference through your work, and are passionate about acting in the best interest of public safety – then come be a part of our diverse team!

Together we can help shape the present and future practices of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.

Project Manager (2 Year Term)

1 Full-time, Temporary (2 Year Term)

Location: Edmonton Office

Competition #17-12

Want to be part of a team that makes a difference? Come be part of the change. 

Since 1920, APEGA has been regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience to serve the public interest in Alberta. 

We are looking for energetic individuals who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. You need to be committed to serving the community with integrity, accountability, and innovation, and have a desire to deliver exceptional service. If you reflect these values, have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make a difference through your work, and are passionate about acting in the best interest of public safety – then come be a part of our diverse team!

Together we can help shape the present and future practices of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. 

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Project Manager supports the Operations department to ensure APEGA’s operations are working effectively and cohesively to achieve business and strategic objectives. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing a variety of projects, including key strategic objectives in the business plan. The Project Manager will provide assistance to the Director of Operations as required. Effective communication and stakeholder engagement are vital to this role.

Responsibilities

  • Provide end to end project management for key strategic projects including planning and implementation of key deliverables
  • Work with Project Sponsors to successfully deliver project objectives
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare materials for projects as required
  • Ensure appropriate project evaluation are executed including interim reporting, final reporting, recommendations and evaluation of outcomes from the planning phase
  • Identify risk and ensure operational impacts are minimized
  • Lead and manage progress against budget and forecasted schedule
  • Responsible for producing status reports to management during a project
  • Maintain effective and ongoing communication with project teams, internal and external stakeholders
  • Act as a project management Subject Matter Expert and coach on individual or departmental projects as required
  • Support and participate in ongoing improvement of the Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Contribute insights into strategic planning and business operations management reviews as required
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of project management phases, techniques, tools and best practices
  • Strong project management experience based on PMI BOK
  • Proven working experience with continuous improvement methods (TQM, Six Sigma, Lean) and Change Management (Prosci or equivalent) considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in a functioning Project Management Office (PMO) considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycles (including Agile), as well as COTS vendor contract management
  • Awareness of the Engineering and Geosciences Professions Act and how it is administered considered an asset
  • Awareness of self-regulating professions and regulatory environments considered an asset
  • Strong knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office (Project, Visio, Excel, Outlook) to manage project schedules and resource allocation, develop flow charts, and decision matrices
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft SharePoint
  • Advanced research and report writing abilities
  • Excellent communication skills: both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to delegate, influence and obtain consensus when required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas, project and process concepts, both orally and written, with ease and clarity
  • Ability to follow through on proposals by effectively leading implementation
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize work and multi-task to meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to gain consensus and engage stakeholders
  • Proven ability to effectively work independently and in a collaborative team setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information
  • Demonstrated professionalism, both in demeanour and appearance
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Post-Secondary education in a related field with 4-7 years of relevant experience
  • PMP Certification or equivalent would be considered an asset
  • Previous project management experience working in an IT environment considered an asset

Skills & AttributesQualifications

Closing Date:  Until successful candidate is found

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and salary expectations online.

Please note, each submission need to clearly indicate the competition number of the position you are applying for.  

Thank you for your interest in APEGA.
Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

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APEGA
Posting Date: 23-May-2017Project Management Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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