1+ months

Manager, Enterprise Project and Change Management

City of Vaughan
Vaughan, Ontario L6A 1T1


We have an exciting Temporary Non-Unionized opportunity in the

Office of Transformation & Strategy for an experienced and motivated individual 

Manager, Enterprise Project and Change Management

(JOB # J0621-0680) (Contract – Up to 18 Months) 

Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a state-of-the-art hospital opening its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and a bustling subway, exciting projects are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021, we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

Responsible for establishing an effective Project Management and Change Management practice and culture for the entire corporation. Responsible for planning, leading and executing strategic and transformational projects aimed at achieving the strategic goals and objectives of the City of Vaughan. Provides vision, leadership, advice and expertise to all business areas across the corporation through excellence in project management and change management. Ensures all departments across the corporation are equipped with the governance tools to plan, manage, implement and track key initiatives and ensure the organization successfully meets its commitments. Develops project management and change management strategies, governance models/structures, frameworks, controls, standards, compliance requirements and methodologies aligned with the Corporation’s strategic vision, direction and Service Excellence priorities, to enhance the customer experience and manage risks.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click hereto apply online by Monday July 5, 2021. 

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


  • University Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Science, Engineering, or suitable equivalent.
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in developing and implementing business transformation initiatives through project management and change management disciplines.
  • PMP designation
  • Change Management Practitioner/Professional certification
  • Certified Facilitator & Lean Six Sigma Certification highly desirable (and will considered assets)
  • Experience in leading and implementing complex change within the municipal or broader public sector.
  • Experience in leading, coaching and motivating staff and peers to champion change and service excellence.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of contemporary best practices in the management of people and teams and how they contribute to innovation and transformation in the workplace.
  • An understanding of the principles and practices associated with the Service Excellence Framework.
  • Understanding of municipal government structures, functions and service delivery environments.
  • Exceptional skills in planning, project management, change management, continuous improvement, people change, risk assessment, analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in strategic planning, business planning, operational management for complex, cross-functional projects or initiatives.
  • Exceptional communications, speaking and presentation skills; negotiations, complex problem solving, conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and solve problems based on consideration of all critical factors, including long and short-term impacts and stakeholder interests.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills and abilities that foster trust and cooperation.
  • Facilitation and influencing skills and the ability to create commitment to ongoing transformation in the workplace.
  • Ability to operate as an effective and strategic member of a diverse management team.
  • Demonstration of leadership excellence across the organization as well as within the area responsible
  • Ability to act in a politically ‘savvy’ and diplomatic manner; tact, diplomacy, and persistence are essential qualities in executing this role.
  • Demonstrated ability to build high levels of credibility within diverse work groups by implementing effective communication and engagement strategies as well as the ability to develop productive and sustainable partnerships with a range of key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in the City’s core and leadership competencies as well as relevant departmental functional competencies.
  • A valid Ontario ‘G’ driver’s license, in good standing, with access to a reliable vehicle for corporate use.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.


Posted: 2021-06-16 Expires: 2021-07-31

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