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Manager of Airport Project Management Office

Ref MAX8591 Job Posted 16/10/2018 Region Canada Location Toronto, Canada Salary to GBP75,000 + 15% Bonus Salary Band £60,000 to £149,999 TypePermanent Consultant Steve Thomas

A Manager is needed to join the Greater Toronto Airport Authority, the GTAA to work within their Project Management Office (PMO).  Responsibility will be for the deveopment of of GTAA capital construction project management practices, performance management, governance standards, process, policies, documentation and reporting standards.

Project Details

To manage the development of PM practices, standards and processes across GTAA construction projects and support Greater Toronto Airport Authority GTAA project teams.

Responsibilities and Duties

Working with the Associate Director of the Project Management Office you will work;

  • To ensure visibility of the pipeline of new projects in support of development of capital plans and to support efficient project delivery
  • To develop, update and maintain reports and tools to support assessment of goals and objectives, performance measures and metrics
  • Establish standardized methodology for compiled and reported information to management by using dashboards, metrics, and technology platforms
  • To track the status of all capital projects (budget, scope and schedule)
  • To ensure consistent project delivery processes and methodology between projects managed by internal resources and those delivered by third party service providers
  • To develop, update and revise policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure efficiency in planning, design and construction
  • To establish design and construction project management standards, monitors effectiveness and perform regular assessments of projects to ensure compliance
  • Develop, update and maintain process flows, playbooks, quick reference guides and templates to support project delivery
  • Develop, communicate and drive implementation of process changes initiatives and improvements 
  • Help ensure continuous improvement takes place at the GTAA
  • Facilitate adaption and adoption of new technologies that improve efficiency and processes

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience in a similar environment
  • Knowledge of project monitoring systems including, but not limited to, scheduling, cost and change control
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in assessing and reviewing business processes to identify options, best practices and opportunities to improve service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare process documents, policies and project documents (e.g. business case, feasibility study,budget estimates, etc)
  • Knowledge of design and construction
  • Knowledge of consultant and construction related procurement practices and procedures
  • High degree of initiative and creativity
  • Exceptional personal drive and motivation
  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks and projects

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Post-secondary degree in architecture, engineering, project management, business or a combination of education and experience

Employing Company Overview and Profile

Maxim Recruitment is proud to be working with The GTAA - The Greater Toronto Airport Authority, the leading global hub airport in Canada.  The airport has plans to deliver over CAD$2.1 Billion in capital works over the next 5 years and can offer stability of employment for many years to come.  Applications are welcome from non-Canadian citizens with relevant experience and qualifications as work permits and Canadian residency can be applied for on either a permanent or fixed-term basis.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

There is likely to be a 15% of salary bonus attached to this position.

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