Senior Project Manager

  • Dependent on experience.
  • Canada Ontario Toronto
  • Contract
  • Power Generation, T&D
The Senior Project Manager (PM) will act as the Client’s liaison to engage Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to plan, permit and execute joint-use broadband projects on the Client’s Infrastructure.   The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the oversight of one large ISP or an aggregate of smaller ISPs to enable the ISP(s) to move their broadband projects from project inception through to permit closeout.  The Senior PM will assist both the Project Management Lead and Program Manager to oversee day-to-day operations of the Program and assist in the development and strengthening of the strategic partnership with the Client.  The Senior Project Manager will manage the workload of projects specific to an ISP(s) and delegate program or project specific work to Intermediate and Junior Project Managers as required.  The Senior PM and will work in conjunction with the Senior Construction Manager to deliver construction project safety, quality, schedule, cost control, contracts, subcontractors, suppliers, proposals, estimates, documentation turnover, relations/management, field staff and other duties required to execute Construction Management, Construction, and Program Management projects.
The Senior Project Manager will, direct and coordinate all aspects of work related to broadband Joint-Use projects, will report directly to the Lead Project Manager and will be responsible the successful completion of projects within specified dates, and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Client, the ISP(s), subcontractors, regulatory agencies and other project stakeholders. Major responsibilities for the Senior Project Manager will include:
  • Develop contractor ‘scope of work’ by compiling information provided by Client’s distribution lead.
  • Issue RFQ/RFP for Client’s EPC providers.
  • Provide Administration of RFQ/RFP including (as required) site meetings, clarifications, tender and close out.
  • Act as the Owner’s Agent, providing PM services for the execution of work associated with the Client’s approved joint use applications.
  • Review permit submissions from ISPs to facilitate bundling of work.
  • Complete cost sharing calculations and facilitate invoicing processes.
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs.
  • Assist with internal project financials, staffing, legal coordination, risk management, change management, and human resource issues.
  • Serve as primary point of contact with regarding efforts such as coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budget finances, subcontracting, project staffing, environmental compliance, facility support and schedule attainment.
  • Manage all aspects of project communication.
  • Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan.
  • Work closely with the Project Team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to ’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines.
  • Review, approve, and communicate internal and external reports including project budgeting, project cash flow forecast, and project status reports.  Present reports to the Lead Project Manager, Program Manager as well as internal and external executive management as required.
  • Responsible for facilitating project cost reporting, scheduling, work breakdown structure establishment, project set-up and closeout, and field progress tracking specific to construction and construction related activities or program level activities as required.
  • Develop and oversee materials receiving and management process, including inventory control, receipt of goods, storage, and transportation as required.
  • Review contract documents with field staff to verify compliance of subcontractors and contractors, safety and health requirements, quality, and schedule.
  • Adhere to company’s safety programs, trainings, and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team members and subcontractors.
  • Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support.
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
    • Minimum of twelve (12) years of project management experience.
    • Professional Engineering (PE) registration preferred.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
    • Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on project-related matters.
    • Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to travel. Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy. 
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).
    • Experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software is preferred.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
    • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
    • Multiple years of experience on construction project sites or executing program management in the industries of energy, or transmission & distribution is preferred.
    • A basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required.
    • Must be able to meet the company's driving requirements.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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