Program: Operational Excellence
Status: Full-time, Contract (12-months)
Date Posted: June 3, 2021
Closing Date: June 9, 2021
About Surrey Place:
At Surrey Place we help children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments reach their full potential. We offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.
Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support and is provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals. Surrey Place is accredited with Accreditation Canada and is affiliated with the University of Toronto and other academic institutions and is a teaching site for students in a variety of health care professions.
Surrey Place employs nearly 500 employees, with 12 locations in the GTA and we also provide video-conferencing services to communities in northwestern Ontario.
Surrey Place is seeking a Project Manager to be a key member of the project management team. Reporting to the Manager, Project Management Office (PMO), you are responsible for overseeing the planning, tracking, monitoring, documenting and reporting of all Surrey Place organizational projects.
- Work with Surrey Place management to initiate projects, develop project charters, work breakdown structures, project schedules, define project roles and responsibilities, monitor work performed and close projects.
- Manage stakeholders and work with project sponsors to keep projects moving.
- Lead project meetings, oversee communication with project team members and to the organization, ensuring risks, decisions and issues are documented and presenting status reports.
- Coordinate and allocate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within the scope and within budget.
- Facilitate the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
- Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule according to Surrey Place project management processes and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
- Measure and track project performance using appropriate tools and techniques as defined by the project management team, to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
- Report and escalate issues to management as needed.
- Manage the relationships with clients and all stakeholders including third parties and vendors.
- Delegate project management activities to Project Coordinators to ensure work is progressing according to project management processes.
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including spreadsheets, diagrams, process maps, and record user stories.
- Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with project stakeholders.
- Build compelling presentations and communications to engage buy-in and alignment across business units and stakeholders.
- Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in a business discipline or equivalent work experience.
- Project management education and designations (PMP) is considered an asset.
- 5 years of direct experience in managing projects for government, healthcare, non-profit or for-profit environments.
- Previous experience in project management activities with complex and large-scale projects an asset.
- Familiarity with project management methodologies (i.e. PMBOK).
- Well-developed skills and experience with using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint.
- Well-developed analytical, problem-solving skills; advanced organizational, administrative and multi-tasking skills.
- Demonstrated leadership skills when leading a project team.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Fluency in French is considered an asset.
- A satisfactory Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening).
To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do and share our organizational values. Please submit your resume and cover letter saved in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith) to Human Resources, email@example.com, quoting file 21070 in the subject line of your email by the closing date.
Surrey Place is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.