Special Projects Manager
Special Projects Manager Application Form
Environmental & Corporate Initiatives
Temporary full-time for approximately 18 months
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
- Manages the activities required to develop the Waste Diversion Plan or related projects.
- Manages project deliverables, budget and funding resources,
- Ensures communication and collaboration with stakeholders and team members.
- Manages assigned staff when required; this includes; identifying required resources, hiring, assigning work schedules, planning and approving staff development, conducting performance management or disciplinary action (if required), and conducting layoffs.
- Identifies research and policy gaps, and works with appropriate departments and stakeholders to address.
- Acts as the lead in identifying, addressing and assigning responsibilities for operational plans, identifying change management plans, training, and safety considerations.
- Issues appropriate purchase orders and manages contracts as required to support development and implementation.
- Acts as the primary liaison between the City and involved vendors within the terms of established contracts.
- Prepares written and oral reports and presentations for internal stakeholders, Committee, Council, and Leadership Team, and in response to customer and corporate enquiries.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Degree in Environmental studies or management, sustainability or related field.
- Four to six years' progressively responsible related experience, including a minimum of two years’ experience managing and coordinating projects. Project Management Training would be an asset.
- Experience in waste reduction and management would be considered an asset.
- Possession of an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
- Possession of a valid, Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s Licence.
- Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of Waste Management planning and operations in a municipal environment, including any applicable municipal regulations, bylaws, and provincial legislation.
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and financial procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise and develop staff.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify underlying issues/problems and recommend required changes.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and writing, including the ability to prepare and present reports.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with assigned staff, civic officials, representatives of other agencies and the public.
$78,725.28 to $92,699.76 per annum (2016 rates)