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Title Project Manager, Office of Research & Innovation
Division Research and Innovation
Category Administrative Staff
Type Temporary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $58,915 – $73,644
Band 9
Campus St. James/Casa Loma
Effective Date April 1, 2013 – March 28, 2014
Duties Reporting to and under the guidance of the Senior Project Manager in the Office of Research & Innovation, the Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of applied research projects in compliance with AIR’s project management processes, including:
  • Managing a suite of grant-funded projects in the construction industry, including developing project plans, goals, milestones, timelines and resource requirements to execute projects.
  • Project management of staff assigned to projects and ensuring staff meet the project deliverables; assessing and taking corrective action when issues arise which could impact project timelines.
  • Visiting research project construction test sites regularly throughout projects to validate progress.
  • Managing project reporting and ensuring reports are comprehensive, accurate, timely and meet funder requirements.
  • Collaborating with industry partners and faculty to explore potential project opportunities and to obtain feedback on projects that have been completed or are in progress.
  • Assisting the Manager in writing funding/funding renewal proposals.
  • Attending meetings with faculty and industry partners and taking minutes.
  • Other duties as required.
Qualifications
  • Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Business, Engineering or Applied Technology, or equivalent; Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification or Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be an important asset.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in leading/managing projects; experience in the construction industry would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management concepts.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to identify and resolve most project management related problems and issues and maintain confidentiality; judgment to escalate issues appropriately for resolution; proven success in delivering projects to deadlines and within budget.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently or effectively in a small team environment; proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, including the senior management team, other leaders across the organization, faculty and support staff.
  • Skilled in successfully managing conflicting priorities.
  • Above average analytical and detail planning skills.
  • Strong MS Office skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.
  • Excellent multi-tasking, delegation, coordination, decision making and compliance skills as well as the ability to control facets of project management.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work additional extra hours when required to complete project deadlines.
  • Ability to travel to and visit construction sites on a regular basis.
  • Ability to contribute to an environment where a diversity of people and experiences are encountered.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter combined in one (1) document.
 
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 12-234
Closing Date Open Until Filled