SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER TW (Toronto, ON, CA, M)
City : Toronto
Category : Project Management
Industry : Government
Employer : City of Toronto
Job ID: 40542
- Job Category: Project Management
- Division & Section: Toronto Water, TW Distribution & Collection
- Work Location: 60 Tiffield Road, Toronto, ON M1V 5L5
- Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary (12 Months)
- Salary: $112,000 - $144,200
- Shift Information: 35 hours per week
- Affiliation: Non-Union
- Number of Positions Open: 1
- Posting Period: $112,000 - $144,200, TM1464, Wage Grade 7.5
Field Innovations Team:
The Distribution and Collection Section of the Toronto Water division is in the process of designing a Smart Water network that will be responsible for modernizing how Toronto Water maintains and manages its linear infrastructure.
A Smart Water network aims to expand the use and benefits of technologies such as linear network sensors and Digital Twin technology across the entire Division and to assess if additional methods would be appropriate solutions for Toronto Water.
The unit will be responsible for developing and executing a program work plan on behalf of Toronto Water. The unit is currently designing a Program Plan to deliver innovative linear infrastructure centric solutions for the Division.
The successful candidate for this position will be a member of Distribution and Collection’s team responsible for linear technology solutions, and will be responsible for working with a team of operators, supervisors, engineers, and technical staff in support of divisional linear infrastructure technology projects.
Reporting to the Manager of the unit, the Senior Project Manager will provide leadership, project management, and technical expertise to the Distribution and Collection section. The Senior Project Manager will be expected to support the divisional goals to increase and enhance the utilization of smart technologies in the linear infrastructure by working with every section of Toronto Water to initiate and manage projects in support of the divisional Strategic Plan.
- Leads multi-disciplinary project teams and supervises/directs project team members, consultants and/or contractors.
- Manages and provides leadership for large complex projects from inception to completion.
- Assesses funding, schedule, scope requirements, develops Terms of Reference, fully defines project deliverables, and manages change conditions.
- Ensures effective teamwork, communication, high standards of work quality, organizational performance, documentation and continuous learning.
- Oversees and evaluates the work performance of external service providers with respect to quality, timeline, cost, and completion of required tasks.
- Finalizes contract payments and implements quality control/quality assurance, finalizes contract payments, change management, and ensures project expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budgets.
- Participates in the preparation of capital and operational budgets. Deals with complex cost-sharing arrangements.
- Identifies, evaluates and provides technical expertise and recommendations for the resolution of complex issues with assigned projects. Ensures compliance within guidelines by acting as a signing authority.
- Represents the Division/Cluster/City at meetings with the public, stakeholders and councillors. Represents the Division as a technical specialist at project and organizational meetings with planners, administrators, contractors and other external service providers as well as at hearings, court proceedings, grievances and arbitrations and other tribunals.
- Leads the review of drawings, purchasing documents and specifications prepared by staff, contractors and consultants
- Prepares Committee and Council reports, presentations, purchasing documents, contract plans, specifications and estimates.
- Evaluates proposals and/or bids and makes recommendations for award of contracts.
- Secures permits and approvals as required from external agencies.
- Maintains relationships with councillors, the public, consultants, government agencies, developers, suppliers and contractors relative to the positions responsibilities.
- Ensures the proper maintenance of all required documentation and produces or supervises the production of such documents.
- Performs site inspections and condition assessments for construction projects.
- Promotes standardization relating to project administration, documentation, processes and technical design
- Represents the Division and the Division's business needs on assigned cross divisional projects. Develops business requirements and agreements for service/process re-engineering, systems development, deployment and support
- Negotiates and settles financial disputes and claims from contractors, consultants, vendors, other stakeholders and external parties.
- Implements detailed plans and recommends policies/procedures regarding program specific requirements.
- Motivates and trains assigned staff, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and encourages innovation in others.
- Provides input into and administers assigned budget, ensuring that expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations.
- Post-secondary degree or diploma in civil and/or municipal engineering; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Must possess a valid Province of Ontario Class "G" Driver's License and have daily access to a vehicle to travel to various work locations and construction sites in a timely and efficient manner.
- Extensive Project Management experience in an Engineering environment, preferably within municipal underground infrastructure design and construction.
- Extensive experience applying the principles of Engineering within municipal infrastructure design and construction with emphasis within an operational environment.
- Extensive experience applying interpersonal and teamwork skills with the ability to collaborate and work effectively with staff, contractors, colleagues, elected officials, consultants, developers, and other internal and external clients and stakeholders.
- Extensive experience providing work direction to staff and have an understanding of modern principles and practices of management and management controls.
- Considerable knowledge of and experience applying Legislation related to the position including the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Must Also Have:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all organizational levels. Ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
- Proficiency in the use of general computer software including Microsoft Office, Work Management Systems, and project management software.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification would be an asset.
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