ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7 or 155 Chain Lake Drive Halifax NS B3S 1B3, is part of the J.
D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company’s primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces.
Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard.
The company’s commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business. Responsibilities :
Support Project Management in one or more contractual task as part of the wider ISI CSC Project to ensure successful performance of contract tasks, to include on time deliverables, within budget and in accordance with technical requirements
Interact with Canadian Government and Royal Canadian Navy CSC Program personnel
Plan and coordinate multiple activities, subcontractors and tasks to meet program schedule requirements
Work in accordance with the Integrated Master Schedule for the project
Work in accordance with the Earned Value Management System into the CSC Project Office
Plan, manage and report on budgets, schedule and progress within the EVM environment
Manage project administration functions such as document control, risk management, etc.
Requirements, Knowledge & Skills :
Post-secondary degree, in business administration, engineering or related discipline required, Master’s degree an asset
PMP designation an asset, but not a requirement
3 plus years of experience in a Project Manager role, working in an engineering / programmatic environment required
Experience in the shipbuilding / naval sectors, major international contracts or Defense contracts required; An advantage if the candidates has experience in more than one of the aforementioned areas
Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skill
Strong leadership and teamwork skills; energetic and results-focused
High level of competence with Microsoft Office
Knowledge of document control and configuration management in a Defense environment an advantage