The Continuous Improvement / Project Manager leads the planning and development of major cross functional initiatives to alter and improve the way Building Operations operates through the implementation of systems, structures, processes and software. The Manager is responsible for leading business improvements that drive regulatory compliance and for leading feasibility studies and cost estimates to improve the management of maintenance plans through a tool. The position will also be responsible for implementing systems and processes to improve compliance of operating procedures and for implementing structure and software to assess maintenance costs for the campus.
The Continuous Improvement/Project Manager will also provide strategic insight for operational efficiencies and build business cases to support continuous improvement initiatives. They are responsible for leading and managing the entire project lifecycle i.e. developing plans, scope, logistics, resource allocation, budgets, quality, communication, risk, procurement and stakeholder engagement. They will direct and manage project work, perform quality assurance, assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, conduct procurement, manage stakeholders, manage communication and change to ensure successful implementation of projects and business improvements.
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Eligibility for membership in a professional Institute or Association. Degree in Business Administration, Engineering is preferred.
Professional designation in Project Management, Six Sigma, Lean or equivalent Continuous Improvement designation
A minimum of 8 years of experience in related architectural and planning experience including experience with major construction or renovation projects or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven track record of initiating and completing successful projects and continuous improvements. Experience in developing feasibility studies, business cases.
Experience in assessing needs, developing plans, organizing, managing, monitoring, completing, and evaluating projects and business improvements within allocated time, budget and resources. Effectively assesses, strategizes and manages change.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to resolve conflicts at all levels.
Exceptional facilitation skills to achieve appropriate outcomes.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail and effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities.
Ability to work in a team environment, either as a team leader or member.
Demonstrated decision making skills in circumstances of ambiguity, uncertainty, and pressures
Accountability to deliver defined results within budget and schedule.
Exceptional collaboration skills to engage and develop robust solutions
Demonstrated problem solving skills
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