Program manager, Workspace planning/PT3 – Construction services

City of Edmonton’s Infrastructure Planning and Design department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Program manager, Workspace planning. City of Edmonton’s Infrastructure Planning and Design department oversees the planning and design of municipal infrastructure projects. It manages transportation, utilities, and public spaces, ensuring sustainable development and efficient urban design. Through collaboration with stakeholders and innovative planning strategies, it enhances infrastructure resilience and livability. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Edmonton
Department: Infrastructure Planning and Design
Position: Program manager, Workspace planning/PT3 – Construction services
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $87151.00 – $124502.00 Annually
Employment Type: Permanent/Full time
Union: Civic Service Union 52
Location: Edmonton, AB
Shift: 36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Job ID: 49260

Requirements:

Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in a related field such as Interior Design, Architecture, Planning, Project Management or Business
Experience: Candidates should have minimum 8 years progressively responsible team and program or project management experience with a Degree

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 10 years progressively responsible team and program or project management experience with a Diploma and should have coursework or training in project management, workspace planning, financial management, or other leadership training
  • The candidates should possess a comprehensive understanding of planning and design processes and demonstrate strong program/project management skills, including an understanding of project management methods and techniques (PMBOK best practices)
  • The candidates should have demonstrated experience leading Project Managers and multidisciplinary teams in the delivery of projects and possess strong contract management skills, including the selection process, claims management, and performance evaluation
  • The candidates should have proven planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills and have experience developing and implementing communications and engagement plans
  • The candidates should demonstrate strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience in solving complex and sensitive issues and possess strong verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presenting
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability and willingness to develop strong, strategic relationships and deliver work in a collaborative, integrated manner and should have experience managing and working with external consultants
  • The candidates should have a working knowledge of relevant codes, legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures (OH&S, Environmental, and Builders Lien Act) and should align with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated, and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same
  • The candidates should demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviors, and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker, and Creative Innovator

Responsibilities:

  • The candidates should be able to provide leadership, guidance, and oversight to a team of project managers and coordinators while managing the development of their own projects
  • The candidates should be able to develop strategies to ensure efficient optimization of City workspaces and lead key aspects of workspace planning, including needs assessments, space allocation, layout design, and furniture selection
  • The candidates should be able to manage a team of project managers and project coordinators to deliver a series of projects on time, on budget, and within scope, while also acting as a project manager on specific complex projects
  • The candidates should be able to monitor and manage overall risk to the program/projects as well as to the City and its reputation, ensuring the use of project management systems and best practices to deliver projects efficiently and effectively
  • The candidates should be able to oversee the development of comprehensive communication and stakeholder engagement plans for programs of work and foster a holistic approach to workspace planning through policy and process development
  • The candidates should be able to create, leverage, and maintain strategic relationships necessary to advance the goals and objectives of programs/projects, applying systems thinking to manage multiple ongoing and concurrent projects
  • The candidates should be able to mentor and coach staff, fostering a culture of collaboration and networking amongst project teams, across the corporation, and beyond, ensuring project managers and project coordinators are empowered and have the competencies, tools, and equipment required for them to perform their roles
  • The candidates should be able to hold project teams accountable for key deliverables throughout the lifespan of a project, ensuring that processes and policies are being adhered to, and develop and implement staff performance development and management plans
  • The candidates should be able to conduct recruitment and selection processes, manage staff issues and disciplinary actions and processes, and provide leadership in safety and environmental programs
  • The candidates should be able to lead, establish, and exemplify the desired culture that supports the IIS Vision and Mission as well as the Corporate Leadership Principles, and develop and implement communication plans and engagement plans for a variety of audiences ranging from City Council, Senior Leadership, and front-line staff, acting as a spokesperson
  • The candidates should be able to participate in and facilitate the mediation of complex issues related to contractors, consultants, and other stakeholders, and participate in design and construction meetings

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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