Posted: Mar 8, 2023

Management | Assistant Project Manager - TEMP

Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2023

The Assistant Project Manager II is responsible for supporting the Deputy Program Manager in the oversight and direction of a respective program. The position is responsible to assist in coordinating internal and external resources in support of meeting specific program cost, schedule, quality, and safety goals.

Note: Due to business needs, this position is required to be fully on-site based at 825 Admirals Road in Victoria, B.C.

What you’ll do

  • Assists senior project management in coordination and execution of assigned program activities and deliverables. Works closely with various departments ensuring the program delivers on expectations.

  • Assists in generation and review of program deliverables including requests for proposal, estimates, proposals, contracts, risks and business cases.

  • Monitors weekly program metrics to measure departmental, supplier and contractor program performance and risks. Produces weekly and monthly program reports that measure program performance against established goals and objectives.

  • Attends weekly program meetings and presents summary of key program issues to departmental representatives. Works with departmental representatives, suppliers, contractors and team members in resolving outstanding program issues.

  • Develops reports and tracks departmental commitments. Establishes due dates for commitments. Monitors program commitments to established schedule in support of maintaining program schedule, cost, safety and quality goals.

  • Assists in coordinating internal and external resources in support of meeting program cost, schedule, quality, and safety goals. Meets with suppliers and subcontractors to validate performance and ensure tasks are completed in support of program goals.

  • Develops reports and communicates program goals to program partners. Identifies deficiencies and works with partners to resolve.

  • Assists in resolving program issues and risks and works various partners to expedite reviews and approvals that are impacting program schedules.

  • Develops summary reports and proposals for key program performance metrics. Distributes summary reports to senior management, identifies variances from plan, and assists in developing and monitoring corrective actions.

What you’ll bring

  • Post-secondary education in relevant subject area (Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or Business preferred) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Assistant Project Management certification is an asset.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in shipbuilding, manufacturing, or construction industry, in dynamically senior positions.

  • Experience working with engineering, planning or production in the shipbuilding industry or in a complex manufacturing industry.

  • Presentation skills; verbal, written and presentational.

  • Ability to work with various team members in support of meeting program or project objectives.

  • Technical skills with knowledge of modern shipbuilding design, procurement and production techniques are desirable.

  • Knowledge of program performance metrics with the ability to identify key metrics and assist in the development of comprehensive performance reports.

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), scheduling systems and resource planning techniques.

  • Knowledge of Government contract administration procedures.

  • Problem solving skills, analytical abilities and interpersonal skills.

  • Advanced digital literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint).

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing objectives.

Why you’ll love working here

  • This role provides you a very competitive salary in line with the successful candidate’s experience.

  • We also provide a best-in-class health and wellness benefits package for this position that includes such things as full health care (including unlimited physiotherapy), dental, vision, medical leave coverage, wellness/fitness reimbursement for memberships or registration fees, and an Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) through Homewood Health.

  • While this is a limited term position, there may be opportunities for extension depending on business needs.