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The Mission Critical Environment PMO team provides high value project management resources to implement critical infrastructure projects throughout the TELUS network. This exciting and challenging role provides a unique combination of Project and Construction Management opportunities. Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together
As the Senior project manager you will be accountable for planning the implementation and successful delivery of challenging, complex and multidisciplinary projects that directly impact the TELUS power/HVAC/space infrastructure with an emphasis on end to end accountability, reliability, risk mitigation and zero downtime. Under your strong leadership, you will oversee the implementation of mission critical projects utilising formal project management methodologies and practical construction management techniques.Here's how
•Demonstrate the ability to apply formal project management tools and methodologies
•Proactively engage stakeholders in setting project direction and taking the initiative to resolve project related issues while demonstrating diplomacy and tact
•Engage internal teams, external parties and vendors to resolve issues. Management of internal and partner (external) deliverables and escalations as required to uphold the project schedule
•Extensive and frequent stakeholder reporting with respect to project status, risks, issues and changes
•Provide a communications bridge between stakeholders. The successful candidate will need to be at a proven level in communication skills with respect to engagement at all levels, from working team to senior management
•Able to assume the role of "site commander" during project execution, cutovers and MOP (method of procedure) implementations. This can involve working off-hours and weekends and being available for call-outs
•Initial responsibilities will include, Qualifications:You're the missing piece of the puzzle With:
•Significant focus on developing robust, cross-functional risk management plans and mitigation strategies for complex project executions
•Implementing a communication management plan and status reporting up to executive levels
•5 + years project management experience, including consistent application of project management and change management methodologies and tools
•Strong experience with risk management/mitigation of large, complex initiatives
•Strong telecommunications/technical background with a focus on complex power and HVAC systems
•Ability to proactively resolve internal and external conflicting priorities in the delivery of a project, resolve resourcing issues, manage schedule conflicts and manage project scope
•Powerful, concise and effective communication and presentation skills to all levels of management and external parties
•Ability to lead a cross functional team of highly skilled individuals working independently and effectively across the organisation
•Excellent working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS project
•Bachelor Degree in related field
•Professional Engineer (P.Eng) (preferred) - electrical/mechanical/civil
•PMP designation or similar certification Great-to-haves
•Experience working on active construction sites
•Familiarity with Canadian construction law
•Experience with managing project capital and cash flows
•SAP experience particularly with the Project Systems module Who is TELUS?
We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
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