AFL is a leading provider of integrated solutions in the fiber optics industry. By offering expertise, products, and services in engineering, construction, and installation and repairs, AFL provides end-to-end solutions for customers’ broadband networks.
From being environmentally-conscious to ensuring a healthy and safe working environment, AFL invests in its employees. AFL proactively engages with its communities through grants, service projects, environmental initiatives and more.
Through a culture of commitment and collaboration, the company is a trusted advisor for customers in the telecom, oil and gas, and utilities markets.
AFL is proud of its impact on communities, connecting people with innovative technologies, exceptional products, and high-quality services.
We have a reputation in the fiber optics industry for consistently being at the forefront of technology and innovation. Want proof?
We were founded in 1984 with a single product, fiber optic ground wire. Today, we sell thousands of products and services to multiple markets across the globe and have become a billion-dollar company in revenue.
Not only do we have a track record for growth and financial stability, but we are also backed by Fujikura, a $6 billion company with a 128-year history of product innovation.
With our culture of commitment and professional growth opportunities, AFL will give you the opportunity to reach new heights and take your career to the next level.
AFL has operations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Asia, and Australia and employs over 6000 people worldwide.
The Project Manager will work under general direction of the Executive Director or the Director. The incumbent will also work in conjunction with the Design Engineers, Construction team, and Finance team.
The position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.
Additionally, the individual should have a comprehensive understanding of contract scope and requirements for pro-active management of projects and integration into processes
Plan, schedule and track project timelines and milestones using the appropriate tools.
Responsible for ensuring all projects within assigned areas are delivered on schedule and in accordance with contractual agreements.
Responsible for ensuring all projects within assigned areas are delivered on budget and in accordance with budgeted margins and all exceptions are understood and documented.
Responsible for project budgets and forecasting for assigned areas, and participates in bi-weekly financial reviews
Assesses day to day Resource Planning and Scheduling aspects of the Program Management Office
Collaborates with internal stakeholders to define project scopes, goals and deliverables that support program goals
Proactively manages changes in project scopes, identifies potential issues, and devises contingency plans as required
Oversees the tracking and project documentation for AFL Construction Services projects for accuracy and timely reporting
Collaborates with other departments as required to execute on timelines to meet the goals of management and contractual compliance
Identifies opportunities for business operational improvement and effectively applies project management standards to internal requirements
Assist with the implementation of new processes to support business needs
Adhere to and promotes the environmental, health & safety policies of AFL
Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
Leadership ability to direct others
Flexible open to change & new information and rapidly adapts to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles
Detail oriented accuracy is required
Independent - ability to work well under limited supervision
Analytical - capable of complex reasoning and analysis
Results focused driven to achieve
Interpersonal skills able to collaborate on projects, maintain effective relationships, and communicate clearly at all levels of the business
Adaptability - capable of working in a fast-paced environment, adapt to various situations, and prioritize multiple work assignments simultaneously
3+ years of work experience as a PM in Telecommunication or Construction Industry
Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel, Word, and Access, and Power Point
Comprehensive knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications, costs, budgets and current construction practices and methodology
Ability to plan and manage to a project schedule
Contract negotiation / management skills
A track record of building successful teams, effectively motivating people and maintaining effective relationships with clients, Owners and consultants
Capacity to understand and interpret stakeholder needs and identify solutions to non-routine tasks or queries
Established understanding of contract administration, financial budget management and business principals
Normal office environment.
General hours of Monday through Friday 8 : 00am to 4 : 30pm. Occasional weekend or longer hours during month-end close.
Some minimal travel may be required.
University and / or technical school degree - Business Administration / Finance
Required Certifications & Licenses
Project Management / PMP is an asset
Why Work for AFL
We Care : Our Employees are eligible to participate in our amazing Total Rewards Program which offers : Extended Health and Dental, Vision Care, Life Insurance, RRSP matching, Employee and Family Assistance Program and more.
We Include : AFL is an equal opportunity employer that’s committed to accessible, inclusive employment.
We Develop : We enthusiastically support learning and advancement opportunities for our team members.
We Reward : Abundant discounts with various retailers via our Work Perks Program.
We have Fun! Employee Events throughout the Year!
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