February 20, 2024
Job In Canada at Senior Project Manager PDG

Job In Canada at Senior Project Manager PDG – Portfolio Delivery Group

Job In Canada at Senior Project Manager PDG – Portfolio Delivery Group, Are you ready to take your career to new heights? NAV CANADA is growing! We have been busy building out our new Portfolio Delivery team over the last year and we still have several openings for Senior Project Managers to join us in Ottawa in the next months.

Job In Canada at Senior Project Manager PDG:

Job Posting Title
Senior Project Manager PDG – Portfolio Delivery Group
Job Category
Project Management
Language Requirements
Bilingual / Bilingue
In the event a qualified bilingual candidate is not found, a qualified unilingual candidate will be considered. / Dans l’éventualité où un candidat bilingue qualifié n’est pas disponible, un candidat unilingue qualifié sera considéré.
Flexible Work Agreement Type
Posting End Date
2024-01-31
Job Grade
L1 Zone B
Pay Range
Commensurate with Experience / Selon l’expérience

Job Summary

Are you ready to take your career to new heights?

NAV CANADA is growing! We have been busy building out our new Portfolio Delivery team over the last year and we still have several openings for Senior Project Managers to join us in Ottawa in the next months.

This is your opportunity to be a part of strategic, challenging and cross-functional projects! NAV CANADA has a legacy of air navigation innovation, and our project teams get to be a part of this fascinating business transformation.

Reporting to the Manager, Delivery Management, the Project Manager is responsible for providing project leadership for multiple projects involving NAV CANADA’s Technology and Operations organization as well as for corporate strategic initiatives. The Project Manager collaborates with various internal and external stakeholders to support and oversee the project lifecycle from planning to closure, ensuring the project is delivered on time, within scope and within budget. The Project Manager acts as a critical liaison between the various teams and with stakeholders. The Project Manager also contributes to the ongoing improvement of the project delivery framework and processes.

Job Description

What NAV CANADA offers you:
  • Challenging, team-oriented work environment
  • Competitive compensation and flexible benefits
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce
What you’ll be doing:
  • Leading operational, technology, and strategic projects that directly impact NAV CANADA’s corporate objectives
  • Leading multidisciplinary teams comprised of technical specialists, functional specialists, business subject-matter experts and external stakeholders
  • Leading effective project delivery, risk mitigation, financial management, and resource planning, as well as compliance to policies, processes and standards
  • Establishing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and drive stakeholder engagement to ensure effective project delivery
  • Contributing to the procurement and vendor management processes
  • Contributing to process improvement initiatives and the development and rollout of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques; provide project management mentorship and training.
What you bring to the role:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent, or a combination of equivalent experience and education
  • Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience delivering medium to large projects and initiatives, preferably in a matrixed environment
  • Experience coordinating and leading multiple, simultaneous project teams across multiple departments
  • Experience in facilitation, negotiation and building collaborative relationships across various departments and stakeholders
  • Experience in financial management and budgeting, including financial estimating and forecasting
  • Experience with managing technology, business, strategic, or operational projects
  • Experience in organizational change management
  • Experience producing reports on project key performance indicators including project milestones, deliverables, people, financials, schedule, risks, and issues
  • Knowledge of Project management industry best practices for the planning and delivery of waterfall and agile projects, including the SAFe Agile framework
  • Project management software tools such as MS Project and Clarity
  • Estimation and budgeting of OPEX and CAPEX budgets
  • Contracting processes, including technical proposals (RFI, RFQ, RFP, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to deal with technical and complex projects and initiatives
  • Ability to deliver projects successfully within scope, schedule and cost parameters while obtaining targeted business objectives
  • Ability to work as a team member and leader and to leverage capabilities of diverse groups of individuals to deliver results
  • Ability to apply strong risk management and mitigation skills
  • Ability to identify, analyze and communicate process improvements for quality, time, efficiency and cost gains
How others describe you:
  • Clear, concise, and effective in your communication to explain strategies, planning, procedures, systems and requirements to managers and to specialists across departments
  • Effective at building relationships and negotiation with the ability to influence decision making with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Ability to execute through others
  • Proven ability to manage change and high stress situations
  • Demonstrated ability to re-prioritize work quickly based on changing demands as well as excellent organization and planning skills
Working Conditions
  • This position is based in Ottawa and is eligible for a flexible work arrangement.
NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you do not believe that you match every job requirement listed on this job posting, we still encourage you to apply. NAV CANADA encourages a culture of learning and growth, and recognizes that although some technical skills are mandatory, many others can be taught.
Our Company strives to create an inclusive and barrier-free selection process and work environment. If you require accommodations during this competition process, please ensure that you inform the interview coordinator or hiring manager of any accommodation measures you may require. NAV CANADA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities as required.
The successful candidate must meet the security requirement of the position and be legally able to work in Canada. At NAV CANADA, safety is our priority. We require pre-employment drug screening for all candidates offered positions designated as safety sensitive in accordance with NAV CANADA’s Drug and Alcohol policy. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Apply Now 

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