Sr. Project Manager (Ports of Entry)

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time

Job Description

On behalf of our civil infrastructure and operation client, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager.


  • Proactively addressing and overseeing Project Management Plans related to the Canadian or US Ports of Entry aspects of the project
  • Ensure oversight for proper project management of all ports of entry activities in compliance with the Project Agreement
  • Ensure best practice project management principles are utilized that acknowledge the intersection and overlap of established or yet to be developed plans
  • Specialized technical expertise to make field-level assessments through the project management lens, documenting detailed reports on risk, schedule and cost management for culmination in a senior level executive report
  • Address all Port of Entry Project Management Plans ensuring the necessary plans, senior level executive reporting and KPIs are in place to achieve the obligations as set out in the Project Agreement are met
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external established committees, teams and corollary disciplines/positions to create, implement, monitor and maintain project plans that will deliver on Project Agreement obligations related to the Canadian and US Ports of Entry aspects
  • Monitoring action plans, providing follow-up and accountability efforts, and providing regular senior level status updates to the Director of Project Management, that articulate the areas of risk identification and mitigation, cost and schedule management and project oversight activity
  • Participate in, provide input to, and support the Director in performing audits of project management plans to ensure respective owners are meeting their obligations
  • Complete regular review of effectiveness of the project management systems and provide timely and proactive recommendations to resolve deficiencies
  • Work collaboratively with other teams’ dedicated resources and where necessary, provide a challenge and accountability function to monitor project performance including cost, schedule, risk and quality alerting the Director to trends and areas of attention related to the Canadian and US Ports of Entry to ensure the successful execution of the project
  • Assist in the coordination work with other disciplines related to project deviation with other disciplines related to the Canadian and US Ports of Entry aspects of the Project Agreement
  • Prepare senior level reports articulating the progress, risks, actions and mitigation efforts undertaken regarding Ports of Entry project management oversight
  • Attend required meetings as a functional representative, having jurisdiction and in doing so, interpreting and assessing the project schedule for compliance and identifying for provision of time sensitive verbal and senior level written communications and reports to executives regarding real or perceived areas of risk
  • A Bachelor’s degree Engineering, Business Administration or related field
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), considered an asset
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICBB), considered an asset
  • Minimum 10+ years of progressive project management experience with at least 3-5 years of those on complex or large-scale building infrastructure projects
  • Experience with P3 projects, considered an asset
  • Experience with international projects, considered an asset
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and professionally communicate orally and in writing
  • Sound professional judgement, initiative and the ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines in a fast paced, deadline oriented and dynamic environment
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities, with exceptional initiative and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully and collaboratively work within a team environment and across disciplines as well as work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills that support building internal/external relationships
  • Demonstrated Project Management oversight and knowledge of civil building structure and the associated design and construction sub disciplines
  • Understanding of contract language and construction terminology
  • Familiarity of and ability to interpret civil building structure design software
  • Demonstrated Intermediate MS Office Suite skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Primavera (P6)
  • Other Project Management software

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