24 Months, Contract
British Columbia, Hybrid, Vancouver
Posted 1 week ago

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Our client, an organization on the forefront of innovation in Canada, focuses on advancing digital technologies to drive economic growth and improve lives through industry, academia, and government partnerships. Think Big 4 consultant meets Digital Technology Project Management. 

They are seeking an exceptional Project Manager to guide 3rd party stakeholders through a partnership model to achieve successful project outcomes. You will provide both tactical and strategic support to project teams and leadership. 

This role requires a strong communicator who is responsive to customers, operationally effective, well-organized, and capable of earning the trust of partner firms.

PERKS:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Healthcare, Dental, Vision
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • AD&D
  • EAP
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Retirement Contributions

YOUR DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Project Planning and Reporting: 
      • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that outlines the approach to achieving project components, anticipated deliverables, and overall timelines. 
      • Establishing criteria for selecting the portfolio of challenge projects. 
      • Producing quarterly reports and a final report as specified in program deliverables. 
  • Project Portfolio Development: 
      • Supporting a portfolio of projects, including feasibility studies, proof of concept, pilot projects, and full-scale trials. 
      • Managing the project development pipeline to build the challenge project portfolio. 
      • Conducting an open, competitive process for project funding and managing disbursements to successful project proponents.
  • Research/Mission Mapping: 
      • Monitoring industry trends, best practices, and compliance requirements to inform work plans and decision-making. 
      • Continuing benchmarks and research reviews. 
      • Maintaining and evolving the mission map with clear short and long-term success metrics.
  • Collaborative Innovation Network Development: 
      • Developing a collaborative innovation network encompassing organizations from public, private, and academic sectors focused on housing construction. 
      • Ensuring inclusivity with an emphasis on Indigenous communities. 
      • Operating the collaborative innovation network throughout the project duration. 
      • Producing and distributing knowledge-sharing materials regularly. 
  • Knowledge Sharing and Community Building: 
    • Creating a microsite to connect and mobilize innovation network members. 
    • Organizing Housing Growth Innovation Workshops (in-person and virtual events). 
    • Developing and managing an editorial calendar for the production of content that builds community, celebrates success, and stimulates opportunity creation. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, preferably in the technology sector.
  • Proven experience in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders. 
  • Experience in granting or evaluating project proposals.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Ability to monitor industry trends, best practices, and compliance requirements to inform work plans and support decision-making. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Change management certification is an asset.
  • Expertise in AI and technology innovation applications, including generative design, supply chain tools, AI inspection technology, and digital fabrication for housing kits will be an asset.
  • Experience with Salesforce would be a benefit..
  • Knowledge of housing construction and digital construction technologies would be an asset. 
  • Experience in developing and managing innovation networks. 
  • Understanding of the unique challenges faced by Indigenous communities in the context of housing construction

COMPENSATION:

  • $90,000 – 110,000 annually. 

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