Program Manager

BC Hydro
Full Time
Vancouver, BC
Posted 29 days ago
Job description
Powered by water... and by people like you Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that’s where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable. Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers. We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C. JOB DESCRIPTION Duties: This is an additional Program Manager position within the Properties Building Projects Team. The core accountability is to manage a program of multiple building development and building improvement projects, which are primarily at Field Offices around the Province. The Program Manager delivers projects via the properties model, which is via long-term Master Services Agreements (MSAs) for project management, design, construction management, and related services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Acts as a Program Manager for multiple building projects at Properties facilities around the Province, while building and maintaining strong relationships with key internal stakeholders in Operations through high levels of engagement Leads and coaches project teams with various experience levels to successfully track and deliver on assigned projects that draw on internal resources which include Operations, Properties, Indigenous Relations, Technology, Safety, Environment, Finance, Regulatory, Legal and others Acts as BC Hydro’s Representative’ on existing Master Services Agreements (MSAs) and other short-term contracts, and retains and performance manages service providers that include: project management, architecture, engineering design, construction management, and all related activities Manages the full life cycle of multiple projects within agreed upon scope, timeline, and budget, and monitors project progress to ensure the work is carried out in the most cost-effective manner, using considerable innovation in the planning, analysis and execution of tasks and judgment in the assessment and resolution of unusual problems Ensures that robust project plans are developed, and ensures that project cost and schedule forecasts and key project information is updated monthly for internal reporting out at project accountability meetings Ensures that project teams follow and embed the necessary requirements into facility designs, such as for the Building Code, fire protection, seismic resistance, energy efficiency, accessibility, inclusion & diversity, and cultural recognition Ensures that project teams adhere to internal approvals and external permitting requirements for First Nations’ engagement, environmental review, archeological review, security review, safety review, as well as municipal development permits and building permits, and any other internal or provincial or federal permits Ensures that business cases, summary presentations, statements of work, and services contracts are prepared to a consistent and high standard for senior leadership review and approval, and ensure that subsequent financial commitments and approvals follow internal policies Ensures that internal and external resources with appropriate skill sets are assigned to projects, provides guidance, technical leadership and assesses work progress for accuracy, results and quality assurance Investigates and analyses challenging problems, evaluates risks and applies innovative solutions, and demonstrates independent judgment outside of identified guidelines for critical project problems Travels to priority project sites through-out the project lifecycle to ensure that site users are engaged, ensure that Prime Contractor duties for projects in construction phase are appropriately assigned, and to perform deficiency walkthroughs at project completion Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline such as Engineering, Business, or Environmental Sciences or equivalent. Project Management Certification is preferred. 9 to 12 years related experience in related fields of expertise ideally within a utility or large organization, with considerable project management knowledge, skills, and experience, as demonstrated by successful project management of projects up to and/or over $50M in value Proven ability to engage multiple stakeholders for input on complex projects, with ability to resolve competing interests Demonstrated senior level experience in planning or project management in areas of budgeting, fiscal control/analysis, business planning, contract negotiation Ability to operate in a fast-paced dynamic environment, adjusting strategies in response to internal and external stakeholder requested changes that are often unique and urgent in nature Proven leadership ability in managing, motivating, and developing a team of consultants Excellent report writing, communication, facilitation, negotiation, presentation to senior levels, and interpersonal skills Well developed planning, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: Driver's License Type = Class 5 We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Our values guide our work. Want to join us? We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking. BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer. We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at [email protected] BC Hydro has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires employees to have a full series of COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of vaccination on request. This Policy is currently suspended but may resume at BC Hydro's discretion. While the Policy is suspended, all new employees are required to disclose their vaccination status to BC Hydro. Flexible work model role definitions =========================== Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time. IBEW/Field – No option to work from home Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays. Date Posted: 2022-11-30 Closing Date: 2023-01-03

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