1+ months

Project Manager

City of Selkirk
Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 0W6

Located 20 minutes from Winnipeg, Selkirk is a vibrant small city with a hometown feel. Our close-knit community loves to celebrate, learn and explore in the company of good neighbors. All through the year, there are many opportunities to enjoy local talent, learn about our past and seek out new interests. The City of Selkirk is currently in search of a Project Manager to join our team.

The qualified individual will oversee all aspects of specific corporate projects to ensure that scope, quality, schedule, budget resources and risks are managed during each project phase (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling, and closing). Lead the development of formal project management to ensure a consistent project management approach is applied throughout the City. The incumbent will work with the Chief Administrative Officer to manage and maintain the Corporate Strategic and Tactical Planning Program.

Job Duties:

  1. Project Management
  • Plan specific projects of varying size and complexity by defining project scope, goals, resources, roles, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Create a work breakdown structure which identifies and sequences the key business activities, and critical path including dependencies needed to successfully complete the project deliverables on time. Determine all resources (time, money, equipment, staff, etc.) required to complete the project.
  • Review and confirm the work breakdown structure with project sponsor, other staff, and third parties that will be affected by the project activities, as well as revise the work breakdown structure as required.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, escalating issues, and devise contingency plans as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project, as well determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Develop project management forms, standards, processes, and related “How To” documentation with the user in mind, as well as prepare up-to-date financial and project progress reports with supporting documentation to project sponsors and senior management.
  • Lead project teams and facilitate project meetings, providing minutes and agendas, providing direction and guidance to team members in order to solicit feedback, input and expectations and incorporate these into the work breakdown structure.
  • Lead the development of and grow corporate capacity in the area of formal project management.
  • Assist the Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Management in the timely accurate maintenance of strategic and tactical planning efforts.
  • Lead the Senior Management through the annual business planning process.

2.  Perform other related duties as assigned.




Education, Skills and Knowledge

  Minimum qualifications shall include:

  • Successful completion of a post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Project Management; or an equivalent level of education and experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience in strategic planning, change management and risk management.
  • Competence with computer systems, including Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, email & internet, and the ability to learn new technology as required.
  • Good facilitation and analytical skills.
  • Ability to positively influence people at all levels.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization and external contacts.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  Desired qualifications:

  • Process Improvement Methodologies (i.e. LEAN, LEAN Six Sigma, Total Quality   Management, etc.).
  • Business Process Redesign or Reengineering.

 Applications will be accepted until Monday September 6th, 2021.  Interested individuals are to specify position being applied for and attach their resume with a cover letter listing how they meet the minimum qualifications/requirements of position. Resumes are to be submitted to:

Contact Information:

Human Resources, City of Selkirk, 200 Eaton Avenue, Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 0W6

FAX #: 1-204-482-5448               Email:jobs@cityofselkirk.com

Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Selkirk is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an inclusive work environment. Applicants who require accommodation during the hiring process are encouraged to contact the City’s Human Resources Division via the information provided in the Contact Information section of this posting.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $67,961 to $76,490 (under review) based on qualifications and experience


Posted: 2021-08-25 Expires: 2021-10-09

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