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Project Manager

Toronto, ON
Responsibilities: 
  • Implement and manage projects related to Urban Rail Signaling in accordance with contractual requirements and company processes;
  • Furthermore, to be charged with overall performance/schedule compliance, cash flow and budget of the project while ensuring quality and safety standards are maintained;
  • Strategically manage client’s expectations and wants with respective to what is achievable within Thales’ overall business;
  • Lead the team to create an appropriately detailed schedule and then use that schedule and critical path to manage the execution of the project;
  • Evaluate the need for “out of scope” work in-light of strategic project additional opportunities;
  • Enforcing policies and procedures to ensure no unauthorized work is being conducted. Seek out and secure opportunities for variation orders to increase the project margin;
  • Evaluate and report on project “Estimates to Complete” in accordance with company practices thus providing clarity on cost exposures and future labour needs;
  • Possess an ability to review and input into the project Risk register;
  • Once risks are established, be accountable for decisions on expenditures of mitigation actions to support the most advantageous option for the company and project’s benefit and success;
  • Possess the ability to share vision and demonstrate direction from a leadership perspective, thus fostering a single path for the whole project team;
  • Furthermore to show strength with compassion creating an environment where the project team is motivated and focused on the objective;
  • Display strong communications skills ensuring clarity with senior management, the client and the project team;
Qualifications: 
  • Degree or Diploma from either a Business or Engineering background or equivalent experience;
  • 4 + years of experience in railway transportation industry or from Technical/Aerospace field;
  • 5 + years of experience as a Project Manager with People Management/Leadership experience;
  • Experience with P&L and/or Bid Management;
  • Previous experience leading international projects in a matrix environment;
  • Ability to deliver under pressure;
  • Excellent communication & writing skills.

 

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