TL Senior Project Manager BTS (3 positions)
Vancouver, Canada
4d ago

Marketing Statement

The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver.

We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses.

TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.


Plans, manages, executes and controls enterprise-wide, cross functional, high risk, technology projects with significant impact in support of BTS strategic plan and business transformation across the enterprise.

Assists the manager to supervise the progress across a range of key projects and manages a team of project managers (staff or / and contracted).


  • Assists the Manager of BTS Project Management Office to supervise the progress on several concurrent key projects, led by project managers (staff or / and contract).
  • Oversees project managers (staff or / and contract) in project planning, resource management, progress tracking. Provides support and advice to project managers on situation of changed priorities, project delay, unexpected risks and resources issues.

  • Plans, manages, executes and controls enterprise-wide, high risk, cross functional technology projects in support of BTS strategic plan and business transformation across the enterprise.
  • Analyses information from key business areas and determines project goals that support business objectives and strategies.

    Develops detailed project plans which include project scope, clearly defined deliverables, budget, resources and schedules.

    Manages across project teams and stakeholders (internal and external) to execute the project. Manages the changes and risks that affect the delivery of project outcomes throughout the project cycle.

    Monitors and ensures projects are completed within budget, schedules and quality standards. Communicates the projects to executive-level business stakeholders.

  • Directly manages and develops project managers (staff or / and contract). Establishes work objectives, monitors progress, perform periodic evaluations and provides feedback and coaching on performance improvement opportunities.
  • Responsible for the hiring, training and development, and release of contracted technology project managers.

  • Develops enterprise project management methodologies, policies, processes and governance. Leads the adoption of new technologies, develops process improvement and initiates innovative solutions for the continuous improvement on project management.
  • Qualifications

    Education and Experience :

    The requirements for this job are typically acquired through an undergraduate degree in business or computer sciences or a related discipline.

    Eight (8) years of related experience in full cycle project management of technology and / or business transformation projects.

    A Project Management Professional designation (or equivalent) is a must.

    Other Requirements :

    Solid experience with the management of risk, change, issues, time, scope, resources, budget, and quality in large (>

    2 Mio Budget, >

    10 team members, multi-divisional or enterprise impact) technology projects

    Experience building and maintaining strong working relationships with business and IT stakeholders, including senior executives.

    Experience in managing team members, users, sponsors, other internal stakeholder groups (departments, divisions) as well as external stakeholders (contractors, advisory firms, implementation partners)

    Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, leadership ability, and commercial acumen are required.

    Solid and proven experience in managing organizational change initiatives on large projects.

    Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Project and other tools that support project management

    Solid understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) including analysis, design, development, and deployment

    Experience in various project management methodologies, including agile project management

    Ability to interact effectively with business and technology groups in order to deliver highly efficient solutions.

    Other Information

    Recruitment Process : An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process.

    A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.

    How to Apply

    INSTRUCTIONS : Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.

    Posting Date : 11 February 2019

    Closing Date : Posted until filled

    Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    TransLink is committed to employment equity.

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