The Project Manager role is a communicator who brings people together to fully define the problem, explore solutions, scope out deliverables, and drive to completion with agility. You are adept at building relationships based on transparency and accountability and leverage that accountability as you partner with your project business leaders. Your experience in Agile and Waterfall helps you to find the right approach and coach the team to get the job done. Proven ability to deliver large or transformation projects is an asset. You deliver relevant outcomes by leveraging your key stakeholder feedback channels while managing schedule and budget commitments. You share your knowledge freely and are always open to learn new approaches.
Status: Regular Full-Time, Excluded
Number of Positions: 1
Pay Grade: 18 ($91,630 to $123,970 annual base salary)
Location: Vancouver, BC or open to any of our BC regional offices (hybrid)
Reports to: Leader, Project Management Office (PMO)
As a project manager, you lead planning activity:
- Brings a diverse group of stakeholders together from all levels of the organization to develop project charters and plans
- Facilitates discovery workshops to explore and then refine scope and requirements
- Develops work plans with resource estimates, timelines, and change impact analysis
- Identifies and captures key internal and external dependencies
- Works with Business Leaders to create new business cases as necessary
A project manager drives execution:
- Accountable for project timelines, scope of work, resourcing, budget, and communication plans
- Identifies and tracks risks, and explores risk mitigation strategies
- Builds a strong sense of team with mutual accountability
- Facilities workshops, working group meetings, and steering committee meetings with participants from all levels of the organization, can capture and validate outcomes with participants
- Promotes collaboration and consensus decisions between organizational areas that have the natural and necessary tensions of a regulator.
- Identifies, facilitates, and captures key business and regulatory decisions
- Ensures an operational readiness plan and/or change management plan is developed and executed
- Celebrates team accomplishments
As a project manager, you contribute to the Project Management Office (PMO):
- Provides transparent and timely project updates to the PMO Leader, including notable project risks and opportunities
- Contributes to and helps develop maturity of project management practices with a focus on Agile and Human-centered Design (HCD)
- Advocates for project management as a skill and seeds best practices into the organization, may include mentoring opportunities
- Shares knowledge and skills freely with colleagues, maintains a growth mindset, and openly shares successes and challenges
Knowledge, Skills & Experience you have:
- 5+ years of project management experience
- Degree in business administration, computer science or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Open minded, flexible, client and business focused
- Ability to quickly build trusting relationships
- Experience in leading agile project teams to successful outcomes
- Ability to align a diverse team of technical and creative minds to achieve a common goal
- Experience in securing, fostering, and maintaining team commitment
- Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal)
- Experience managing multiple projects
- Above average attention to detail
- PMP, PMI-ACP or other project management certification
- Scrum Master or other Agile designation
- Experience with Human-Centered Design (HCD)
- Change management, QA & training delivery experience
Beyond the role:
- Community & Wellness – We recognize that we’re human and respect each other’s diverse needs. We strive to maintain a healthy culture of psychological safety, belonging, and space to prioritize healthy minds and well-being. Are you curious about our hybrid connection model with flexible work arrangements? Just ask.
- Employee Resource Groups – We have Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) for Mental Health & Wellness, Indigenous Relations & Reconciliation, and Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) to support initiatives we’re passionate about.
- Learning & Development – We value giving and receiving feedback, as well as encouraging different ways for us to continuously learn as a company. This can be through Lessons Learned wrap up sessions, 1:1s, team or individual courses/workshops/conferences. Some tuition reimbursement may apply.
About Technical Safety BC
At Technical Safety BC, we matter to each other. Together, we apply a systems mindset to safety, embrace possibility, and act on what we learn. Our culture empowers and enables innovation and connection. Our environment welcomes diverse perspectives and learning is celebrated. We make decisions based on data and use our expertise to make the safety system equitable for all.
Our values guide our work.
- We see genius in diversity
- We foster confidence
- We make the complex simple
- We adapt
Technical Safety BC is an independent, self-funded organization that oversees the safe installation and operation of technical systems and equipment across the province. In addition to issuing permits, licences and certificates, we work with industry to reduce safety risks through assessment, education and outreach, enforcement, and research. Through simplification of our initiatives, we promote understanding and engagement, making safety accessible to everyone. As society changes, we create and adopt new ideas, skills, and tools that will enable us to meet the safety challenges of a highly-connected world.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online by 4:00 PM PT October 17, 2023. This opportunity will remain posted until filled; however, priority consideration will be given to those who apply by the deadline. To see a full list of our current opportunities or to learn more about working at Technical Safety BC, please visit our careers page.