New Job Project Manager In Alberta

Project Manager
Project Manager

Project Manager

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $44.20–$59.09 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits . Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Project Manager, you will be a key member in the General Manager's Office and will deliver on business improvement projects. You will collaborate across business units and departments and will utilize various project management techniques. Primary duties include:
  • Drive and facilitate project planning using sequential and iterative methods and best practices (e.g. business cases, charters, work breakdown, detailed workplans and schedules, and risk management).
  • Identify and manage interdependencies with other projects and initiatives.
  • Guide, coach and motivate the team to be highly effective, self-organized, productive and accountable, with an emphasis on achieving commitments.
  • Facilitate communication channels for teams and associated business and technical participants to ensure the vision, goals, progress and product delivery commitments are visible and well understood.
  • Identify and actively work to remove impediments and blockers preventing teams from delivering goals.
  • Mentor, facilitate and refine practices and principles within the project teams.
  • Manage expectations with project team members and project participants.
  • Applicants must possess one of the following combinations of education and experience:
    • A completed 2 year diploma in Business or another relevant diploma and at least 7 years of related work experience as a project manager; OR
    • A degree in Commerce or another relevant degree and at least 5 years of related work experience as a project manager.
  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is considered an asset.
  • Proven significant experience managing multiple highly complex and large-scale projects, which span multiple functions and business groups, and have dependencies with multiple inter-related projects.
  • Success in this position requires you to demonstrate strong facilitation, prioritization, planning and organizing skills in order to meet challenging deadlines.
  • You will have excellent communication skills to prepare and present to a variety of audiences; well-developed consulting, consensus building and facilitation skills, business analysis/project management expertise.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a flexible approach and an ability to lead concurrent teams with multiple participants, including Directors.

Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Planning & Development Services - Service Excellence

Position Type: 1 Temporary (Up to 18 months)
Location: 800 Macleod Trail SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 12 $44.20 - 59.09 per hour
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1day off in a 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal / External
Apply By: June 6, 2023

Job ID #: 307809