Project Manager 3 / Chef de projet 3 (11811)

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 03-05-2018
Senior Strategic Business Specialist 

We require a hands-on, seasoned professional with excellent communication and analytical skills to work closely with Senior Governance Committees to ensure that the key elements of this complex partnership is managed in a way that is aligned with the JOUA (Joint Ownership and Use Agreement). You need to have the ability to maintain neutrality in situations where the interests of BC Hydro and client are not in alignment, and have the ability to think strategically and to work with a wide variety of key stakeholders to obtain the consensus required to advance the work in a way that benefits both parties. 

Reporting to the JUCC (Joint Use Coordinating Committee) Co-Chairs, you will actively contribute to finding creative solutions to complex and challenging problems associated with the jointly owned assets. Your broad knowledge of design standards and practices as well as construction experience, along with your proven ability to think creatively and strategically will ensure you are a highly valued member of the team. As our environment is continually evolving you will work closely with the JUCC Co-Chairs to help establish the practices and processes that enable both BC Hydro’s and client’s design and operations teams to perform their work in a way that is consistent and aligned with the obligations and expectations of the JOUA. You will accountable for coordinating the efforts of the technical governance committee and will actively contribute to solutions to operational issues that arise between the two companies.

Top 3 must have skills:
1. Ability to successfully manage and troubleshoot large complex intercompany projects, in a neutral capacity
2. Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to present and get buy-in from various levels (field to senior managers)
3. Excellent interpersonal skills, act as an intermediary to resolve issues effectively

Top 3 nice to have skills:
1. IT skills (Microsoft Project, Sharepoint/Extranet)
2. Telecom and/or Power Utility knowledge and experience
3. Certification in project management, and/or process improvement (eg. 6 Sigma)  
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