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Finning

Program Manager

Location
Calgary, AB
Details
Full Time
Yesterday
Company:Finning International Inc.

Number of Openings: 1

Worker Type:Permanent

Position Overview:The Program Manager will manage complex strategic projects, business transformation initiatives, and lead diverse project teams to ensure quality, on-time and on-budget delivery. Working collaboratively with various internal department staff, processes and outsourced resources to understand the issues, determine root causes, implement solutions and ensure the change is sustained.

Note: this is a business-focused program management role, not a technical IT program management role.

If this sounds like you we'd love to hear from you!

Job Description:
Major Job Functions:
  • Manages multiple projects following the Finning Project Management and Continuous Improvement Methodologies leading the corresponding project teams
  • Work with Business Owners, Process Owners, and key stakeholders to develop and maintain various project charters and road maps
  • Provide support to other staff on project management tools and approaches (project plans, reporting mechanisms, work plan management etc.) where appropriate. Champion project management and continuous improvement within the Finning organization. Coordinate team members (Project Leads) on larger initiatives in conjunction with Process Improvement Manager


Accountability:
  • Develop and manage approved project roadmaps and programs for the business area.
  • Ensures approved projects are delivered on time and on budget, meeting the needs of the business.
  • Adhere to established Finning Project Management and Continuous Improvement Methodologies and Change Management models.
  • Utilizing various tools, data and processes, identify opportunities for the use of alternative options that improve efficiency and/or effectiveness of the operation.
  • Provides guidance and mentorship to Project Leads to promote development.
  • Represent the company in an ethical and professional manner and maintain confidentiality.


Experience:
  • 10+ years' experience in Project and Program Management with a focus on business improvement, business transformation and change management.
  • Program/Project Management Professional (PgMP, PMP) designation
  • A Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Business or related field
  • Strong knowledge of various project management methodologies including business improvement methodologies (Lean Six Sigma)
  • Understanding how technology is used to enable business transformation
  • Relevant business experience with increasing responsibilities over five of more years. Consulting experience is an asset
  • Training in Process Management, Change Management, Quality Management, and/or Lean Methodologies
  • Knowledge of various programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Understands and adheres to Finning policies and procedures, including safety
  • Familiarity with the Caterpillar organization is an asset


W e are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.
Category
Management and Executive