The Project Manager is accountable for leading and delivering large-scale capital projects from development to closeout and effectively balancing the competing demands of quality, scope, time, and cost.
Such projects will include modifications to station systems, structures and components, other support infrastructure repair, improvement, or new construction and can be expected to span several years.
The position is directly accountable to and works under the direction of the Sr. Program Manager responsible for project execution at the Stations.
The Project Manager is expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative.
Key Responsibilities Project Planning & Delivery
Manages an integrated project team (IPT) responsible for successfully delivering projects within a
strong matrix organizational structure. The Project Manager provides day-to-day supervision and
direction to all members of the IPT for the duration of their involvement with the project.
Leads the integrated project team in the delivery of their assigned mission and hold such
accountability for the entire project lifecycle from development through closeout.
Complies with and oversees execution of the policies, processes, and procedures in the management system that governs project delivery and ensures execution is efficient and effective.
Directs the integrated project team's execution of project delivery processes and reporting systems to ensure consistent, effective, high-
quality project management through each phase of the project lifecycle.
Manages project milestones and budgets from development through closeout measuring
performance and taking necessary corrective actions to maintain the agreed upon schedules and costs. Prepares financial status reports for the Sr.
Program Manager and / or PMC and Customer's senior
Provides oversight on day-to-day project delivery activities, assuring compliance with applicable
requirements and assisting decision-making authority for controversial / high profile projects.
Manages assigned projects within the authorized funds provided.
Manages project-related contracts within the authorized contract amounts and schedules.
Reviews and analyzes cost reports to assure charges are authorized and appropriate; identifies
authorized charges and assures corrective actions are taken for the ultimate disposition of inappropriate charges.
Prepares project status and other reports required by PMC Division project management
Ensures assigned projects have work breakdown structures and resource loaded schedules per PMC scheduling standards, commensurate with the complexity of the project.
Ensures variances and changes to cost and schedule are tracked, explained and acted upon as
Ensures assigned projects have required risk logs and management plans
Participates in PMC Group decisions affecting long- and short-range courses of action for assigned projects.
Leads the project team in maintaining compliance with the 4 Pillars of Nuclear Safety (Reactor,
Radiological, Industrial & Environmental) and upholds client's number one value Safety First. Aligning and integrating with other PMC & Bruce Power Departments and stakeholders
Negotiates with, and integrates all functions (i.e., planning, design, engineering, construction,
contracting, procurement etc.), consistent with the customer needs and PMC commitments in support of assigned projects into a comprehensive Project Management Plan.
Within this plan, integrates schedules and criteria and establishes project scope and criteria, schedules and milestones, budgets, dependencies, and responsibilities of the participating parties, assumptions and risks, contingencies, and performance measurement criteria.
Anticipates problems and proactively consults with other senior managers in identifying issues that may hinder the success of a project.
Develops strategies and presents solutions to affected customer groups such as station management, regulators, union officials and others.
Resolves controversies (i.e., conflicts with contractors on work flow / priorities; negotiating with union officials and / or regulatory bodies on staff / work related problems;
violations of legislated or regulatory processes) that challenge the successful execution of project work. Listens and responds appropriately to concerns and develops refined solutions that become process improvements.
Interfaces regularly with the Customer, Stakeholders, PMC throughout the project lifecycle in order to ensure execution is in-
line with commitments and expectations.
Integrates all the processes and functions involved in the project, including planning, engineering,
design, procurement, construction, commissioning and other technical functions. Coordinates actions and decisions with these elements, resolving conflicts and settling issues by dealing with managers who are responsible for their phase of the project.
Planning and Staff Leadership
Evaluates workload projections and staffing requirements pertaining to assigned projects, based on resource loaded schedules.
Assigns duties within the project team and renders necessary project management assistance to assure compliance with program / project budget, criteria, deadlines, and mission accomplishment.
Manages the activities of the IPT to assure steady workflow, maximum production, compliance with deadlines and regulatory requirements, and efficiency of project operations.
Manages contracted resources to ensure the contractor provides quality services and / or qualified
Manages and monitors the work and performance of team members, through regular individual
supervision (to include coaching and mentoring, performance management, discipline and grievance procedures etc.) and is accountable for the quality of the work of both individuals and the team.
Conducts team release conversations with IPT members at the close of their involvement with the
Guides and coaches staff on how to proceed when problems are encountered to ensure that they are resolved promptly and that decisions and initiatives are in line with divisional goals and strategies
Promotes a work environment characterized by innovation, creativity, teamwork, transparency, integrity and respect and works with the PMC Division in developing processes that produce consistent, high-
quality outcomes. Promotes a 'learning environment' and works with the project teams in fostering this culture.
Attracts talent that supports innovation in Project Management. Approves and / or requests IPT staffing and training to ensure projects can be appropriately executed with needed resources and that employees have access to relevant tools and resources.
Attracts, develops, coaches, manages and retains qualified high-performance persons that meet the requirements of PMC Division.
Ensure project staff receive regular performance and developmental feedback, and that their Functional Manager is apprised of this feedback at regular intervals, and especially during the formal Performance Management review process.
Skills and Knowledge
Highly developed skills in the following : Project management; leadership; staff development;
stakeholder management; communication both written and oral; analytical and problem solving;
decision making; interpersonal; organizational and negotiation skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate with senior stakeholders of the company.
Specific knowledge and experience in project controls (scope, schedule, cost and risk management) tools and concepts.
Specific knowledge and experience with design, installation and commissioning of modifications to station systems and the interfaces required with the engineering, procurement, trades and stations to execute the project.
Demonstrated ability to manage and build multifunctional teams to drive for results and
Education and Experience
A university degree in engineering, science, project management, business administration or the
equivalent in directly-related experience.
A minimum of 10 years Project Management and strategic planning experience in a highly technical
and regulated environment.