PRESTO is an electronic fare system that allows transit users in the GTHA and Ottawa to use a Smart Card to move between and within transit systems. PRESTO makes transit travel easier and more convenient. Our Major Projects Division is seeking a Senior Project Manager to oversee projects and ensure compliance with corporate parameters, budgets and schedules, and leading the functional areas of preliminary and detailed design, preparation of contracts, and commissioning activities.
Participating in, and providing input to, the development and implementation of PRESTO systems and services, including project scope, definition, risk management, quality assurance, review and approval processes for preliminary and detail design, vendor procurement, and contract administration.
Managing project partnerships with contractors, service providers, Senior Management teams, Metrolinx and other internal and external stakeholders.
Leading and monitoring research, assessment, and incorporation of best practices into projects.
Monitoring project progress and providing direction and technical guidance to maintain schedule and budget adherence.
Managing the allocation of project funds dedicated to the delivery of assigned projects, and ensuring that cost criteria are met.
Leading, mentoring, coaching, and directing staff in the management of project scope, budget, schedule, quality, risk, safety, etc.
University degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science, with an emphasis on program and project management, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation shall be considered a strong asset.
Minimum 10 years related work experience in diverse project and program management with large, complex, multi-year IT systems and technology projects incorporating both capital and operating components. Related experience with public transit systems would be an asset.
Must have excellent knowledge of the principles and practices of project management and demonstrated ability in monitoring, reviewing and reporting on major projects.
Excellent interpersonal and oral / written communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft software (PowerPoint, Project, Word, Excel, etc.) and Project Management tools and processes.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume online, through the Current Opportunities page (http://www.metrolinx.com/en/aboutus/careers/current_opportunities.aspx) on our website, no later than March 12, 2017.
Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO and the Union Pearson Express. Our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). As one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, Metrolinx is a diverse and dynamic organization where employees embody our valu...es: Playing as a Team, Serving with Passion, and Thinking Forward. Join us as we work together to transform the way the region moves.
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