Reporting to the Director, Yonge Subway Extension is responsible for leading, managing and coordinating large scale, complex, multi-
year strategic projects and programs, and multi-disciplinary project teams associated with the implementation of the Vivanext program or York Region Rapid Transit System;
developing and overseeing project agreements and deliverables, project schedules, resourcing, budgets, project costs and administration within the context of the delivery model;
supporting the formulation of strategic work plans and requests for proposals to fulfill the business plan; formulating and assisting in the preparation of annual budgets and senior government funding agreements;
providing liaison and coordination with other governments, Regional Departments and municipalities, and other stakeholders as required.
Successful completion of a related University Degree or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Project Management Professional (PMP) or demonstrated equivalent experience with project design and management practices and principles.
Minimum five (5) years directly related experience and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
Previous project management experience in senior level municipal, regional or provincial government organization.
Valid Ontario Class G driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
Knowledge of strategic planning principles, concepts, practices, and methods.
Understanding of public administration requirements and related legislation.
Knowledge of transit systems, roads planning and design standards.
Leadership competencies including operating strategically, leveraging diversity and differences, customer focused, ensuring accountability, managing complex problems, financial management, employing interactive and effective communication, fostering collaborative relationships, cultivating engagement to drive vision and purpose, managing and developing talent, establishing and maintaining trust, displaying self-
awareness, and demonstrating resiliency.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and proficiency with the application of specialized software applications relevant to the technical specialty.
Ability to identify issues, challenges and opportunities and propose solutions.
Ability to negotiate / facilitate, build consensus and present information to varied audiences.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
For a full description of this position, internal applicants please refer to eDOCS 6551547.