Project Manager

Saskatoon - Saskatchewan (SK),

City of Saskatoon

Job Description:

  • Develops project charters to define project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with project sponsor and stakeholders. Communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders. Plans and prepares project schedules, timelines, tracks and monitors budgets, project milestones, deliverables, issues and risks.
  • Estimates resource requirements and skills required to complete project tasks and negotiates resources from within the applicable business division and Sustainability Division including preparation of budget submissions to Municipal budget, and identification of external grants. .
  • Defines project success criteria and provides to stakeholders throughout the project life cycle including transition of projects to next stages of project funding or operations.
  • Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.
  • Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to internal stakeholders and other relevant committees regarding projects.
  • Conducts project lessons learned and post mortems team discussions to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Supports the lifecycle of a project including developing business case; initiates, plans and controls project, and prepares forecast of short- and long-term projects.
  • Supervises, coaches, mentors, & motivates project team members, and encourages positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Manages consultant contracts, by preparing tenders and/or requests for proposals, preparing detailed
project definitions, identifying terms of reference and reviewing proposals for consultant selections. Makes recommendations and administers consultant agreements.
  • Consults with communications division on public engagement and media communications relating to assigned projects.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Qualifications:
    • Degree in environmental science, sustainability, engineering, commerce, business administration, project management or related discipline.
    • Seven to Nine years of progressively responsible experience in project management including all aspects of project initiation, planning, execution and completion.
    • Possession of a Project management certification such as Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) would be considered an asset.
    • Considerable knowledge with project management software, such as Microsoft Project and MS Project Online.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment
    • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
    • Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively, orally and writing, including the ability to prepare and present oral and written reports of a specialized nature.
    • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with suppliers, the public and other civic employees.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    $80,511.36 to $94,485.84 per annum (2018 rates)

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