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Program Manager, Infrastructure Planning & Projects At BC Transit


Victoria, Bc

Job Description

Job Description:
Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Management,
the Program Manager, Infrastructure Planning and
Projects is accountable for the planning and management
of a portfolio of capital projects pertaining to fixed
asset infrastructure including new-build transit
facilities, park and rides, exchanges, major capital
maintenance and bus stop improvements.
Key Accountabilities
of facility and real estate planning. Through needs
assessments and inputs (including transit future
plans, the Corporate Strategic Plan and service
plans), develops and administers infrastructure
plans and evaluates options for future real estate
and infrastructure needs and develops business cases
for Executive and/or Board approval.
Capital Plan, including: consultation and
presentations to the Executive and other departments
to identify fixed asset projects, justification of
proposed capital projects, risk and sensitivity
analysis, scope definition and timelines.
establishing functional requirements in consultation
with various stakeholders and consultants,
development of scope, schedules and budgets. Manages
the construction program and leads project
management through the implementation phase.
managers. Directs and manages project management
consultants to meet strategic goals and objectives,
as well as project scope, cost and schedule for
infrastructure projects. Develops specifications for
service contracts and tenders; evaluates and
recommends selection of contractors.
infrastructure projects including, but not limited
to, Request for Proposal/tender documentation, goods
and services/construction contracts and purchase
project management professionals, including
assigning and reviewing work; coaching and
developing; performance management; and all other
management practices.
consultants to ensure all infrastructure program
deliverables are met from project initiation through
to completion.
(including local, provincial and federal government
requirements) throughout all phases of
infrastructure programs/projects.
ensuring alignment to Divisional goals and providing
direction for projects. Develops and manages the
program budget.
program and project management methods. Leads the
creation, documentation, and approval of processes
for program and project management.
details to project team members; provides continuous
updates to Executive leadership and Project
team, identifying and taking action on
program-related risks and opportunities, and
alerting senior management to critical issues.
with a view to continuously developing the program
and successfully integrating with other areas of the
organization; troubleshooting and resolving problems
as required.
stakeholders, industry peers, and government
officials. Responsible for various reporting,
communications and negotiations with stakeholders,
including: federal, provincial and local
governments, Councils and Regional Boards related to
fixed asset construction projects.
including; briefing and decision notes, BC Transit
Board reports, presentation materials and other
documents as and when required to advance the needs
of the positions deliverables.
and accountabilities of the job.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience
acquired through a Bachelor's degree in civil
engineering or a related discipline, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
program manager.
working in a government (or a similarly large
agency) for the delivery of capital infrastructure
often involving multiple partners.
methodologies, project management models, financial
management, building codes, contract law and
relevant legislation in British Columbia.
the ability to effectively influence others and
successfully resolve a variety of stakeholder,
project and technical issues.
presentation skills.
knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word
processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software
Technical Requirements
concepts and practices of infrastructure
responsibilities of government agencies.
context, including its strategic context and
organizational and governance structure.
professionals and other infrastructure planning
of program-related risks and opportunities in an
integrated, multi-disciplinary environment.
reports, business cases and presentations.
solutions, and work to achieve consensus between
groups. Includes negotiation skills as they pertain
to contracts, multi-party agreements, and conflict
recommendations/resolve program-related strategic
issues, and to make decisions on priorities across

Additional Information:
Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search.
the recruitment process.

BC Transit Offers:
Extended health & dental coverage
Life insurance
Medical Services Plan (MSP) group coverage
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Pension Plan
Employee fitness centre, at both the Victoria and
Langford depots
A complimentary BC Transit bus pass, plus 2 taxable
dependent passes
Career development and advancement opportunities
Social Club
Employee Recognition Program

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