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Project Manager, Office of Research & Innovation
Research and Innovation
$58,915 – $73,644
St. James/Casa Loma
April 1, 2013 – March 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.