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Technical Specialist, Project Management

Defence Construction Canada Defence Construction Canada Employer:
North Bay, ON, CALocation:
Mon, Dec 18 '17Posted on:

SUMMARY 

The Technical Specialist, Project Management, provides project management services to support the delivery of routine to moderately complex infrastructure and environmental projects. The incumbent acts as a technical specialist for the Client-Partners and may undertake research and conducts studies and assessments.

KEY AND PERIODIC ACTIVITIES

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:

Primary

  • Research, prepare and present documentation required for long-term projects
  • (e.g. approvals, statements of work, projects charters, budgets, policies and procedures)
  • Complete project management from initiation to closure for infrastructure and environmental projects, including new construction, recapitalization and environmental assessment and remediation
  • Support Client-Partner project approval processes by facilitating decision making within Client-Partner organizations through the development of business case analysis, functional space programming and other documentation
  • Coordinate stakeholder communications to ensure timely decision making
  • Participate in procurement planning and prepare tender documents
  • Coordinate consultant activities
  • Act as the representative of the project director or project manager, within DCC delegated signing authority
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations

Other
• Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal, Client-Partner)

• Support and/or lead business development activities

• Manage risk

• Other duties as assigned

SKILLS 

General and Specific Knowledge

• Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, environmental and construction services

• Client-Partner project management policies and procedures

• Treasury Board Secretariat policies and procedures

• Project and risk management principle

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience
Minimum: college diploma in engineering, architecture or related field with four years’relevant experience, or the equivalent
Preferred: university degree in one of the above fields and/or additional training in project management 

Abilities
• Use applicable computer software and operating systems

• Apply project and risk management techniques


DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP

  • Provide functional direction and advice to employees and to Client-Partners

WORKING CONDITIONS
• Typical office environment with occasional travel

• Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment 

 

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