TL Real Estate Project Management Specialist
TransLink
Vancouver, BC, Canada
32d ago

Full / Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular / Temporary Regular 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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provides project management support for real estate projects within the TransLink Real Estate and Strategic Sourcing Division.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Plans and develops projects including : assisting in defining and determining goals, objectives, work packages, schedules, and risks related to the proposed project;
  • identifying technical resources and seeking assistance or information as needed; assisting in determining the need for external resources;
  • assisting in developing, planning, and monitoring budgets; coordinating administrative activities to facilitate project funding;
  • coordinating project evaluations; assisting in identifying success measurement standards for each project and / or phase.

  • Plans, coordinates, and attends project-related meetings; records minutes of meetings; makes recommendations to assist projects’ adherence to goals, objectives, and deadlines;
  • develops and prepares procurement specifications; organizes and tracks product delivery, warranty, and installation in accordance with project milestones;
  • recommends solutions to address budget, scheduling, technology, methodology, and other issues based on Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) processes;
  • develops status reports; provides input to departmental procedures, processes, and policies.

  • Coordinates information sharing between stakeholders and serves as a liaison for both internal and external communications to keep the stakeholders updated during the scope of the project;
  • communicates project team results to the Manager and others as assigned.

  • Monitors and maintains project plans, tracking lists, and other project related documents and data; participates in the development, monitoring, and administration of project budgets, including invoice approval within defined authority levels and reconciliation of monthly variance reports.
  • Prepares a variety of project related reports, analyses, project management forms and tools, written procedures correspondence and presentations;
  • researches information and summarizes statistical and other findings obtained from surveys and studies.

  • Participates in evaluation and selection of project consultants; coordinates contract evaluation and selection processes;
  • coordinates activities between the project team and outside consultants / vendors; monitors and tracks contractor / vendor activities for timeliness and contract compliance;
  • monitors the quality of vendor services and identifies issues to more senior levels.

  • Provides project management expertise to internal stakeholders by providing training to other staff regarding real estate project management techniques, reporting software utilization (for example : LIFT, SharePoint), or other areas as assigned.
  • Education and Experience :

    The requirements for this position are typically acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline, including coursework in Project Management, plus four years of Commercial project based industry experience (i.

    e. mixed use, commercial real estate, commercial business, marketing or commerce).

    Other Requirements :

  • Advanced knowledge of project management processes.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with solid knowledge of financial analysis and budgeting
  • Advanced organizational and time management skills
  • Solid oral and written communications skills with good interpersonal skills
  • Solid knowledge of standard office tools including work processing and spreadsheet software, project management software and database applications.
  • 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.

    Grade : 4

    Salary : $65,902 to $82,377 per annum ($33.68 to $42.10 per hour)

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