ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary project manager to work in the Administration Department. The successful applicant will work with senior management to establish a Project Management Office, define project templates and act as a best practices resource for project managers working on projects at the BCGEU.
The Project Management Office will become the information hub for projects and programs within the BCGEU and its work involves tracking/reporting, assurance/quality control, information management, financial tracking, risk/issue tracking, change control, support and knowledge management/learning from experience. The term of the assignment is for a one-year period, and the effective date of this position is to be determined.
As a part of the Administration team, work with the Coordinator of Administration to establish a Project Management Office. This will include defining and updating the project management processes, standards and governance. This position is responsible for the creation of project management templates and tools in addition to supporting the adoption of the project lifecycle (mentoring of staff newly assigned project management responsibilities, coordination of the regular project /program level reporting cycles, tracking and populating a project dashboard tracking overall scope, cost, schedule and risk statuses of ongoing projects, Post Project Reviews).
Responsibilities may also include some business analysis and direct project management for projects, both technical and non-technical as needed.
- 8+ years hands on experience as a project manager on both technical and non-technical projects, working on all phases of the project management lifecycle.
- Knowledge of project management tools & techniques.
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
- Excellent business analysis skills and practical experience doing requirements analysis.
- Experience managing stakeholder groups and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness.
- PMP or CAPM designation an asset
The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of colour, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ+ and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.
Travel is required; therefore, applicants must hold a valid B.C. Driver's Licence.
Submit applications no later than 5:00 pm, Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
Resumes will be accepted by e-mail to: email@example.com
Attention to: Stephanie Smith, President, c/o Lisa Trolland