Project Manager

ON, Canada
Posted On Nov 5 2020 Dec 5 2020


  • Requisition ID: 2192 
  • Number of Vacancies: 6 
  • Department: Major Projects (20000062) - Major Projects/ Project Management 1 (30000504) 
  • Salary Information:  $116,298.00  -  $145,436.20
  • Pay Scale Group:  12SA
  • Employment Type:  Regular
  • Weekly Hours:  35 Off Days:  Saturday, Sunday   Shift:  Day
  • Posted On:  February 28, 2020
  • Last Day to Apply:  March 12, 2020
  • Reports to: Senior Project Manager or Project Director 


The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."


General Accountability

 Implements and manages the assigned project(s) from inception, planning, design, procurement through to completion. Acts as the TTC's representative to exercise and delegate authority in managing the work and controlling the delivery of the project in accordance with scope, budget, schedule, and quality assurance requirements.


Key Job Functions


Establish overall scope, schedule and budget for various projects. Prioritize projects and frameworks to meet strategic business and governance goals. Identify external risks and implement mitigation strategies and contingency plans.

Ensure project schedules are developed and implemented so that deliverables are provided in a timely and cost effective manner to all stakeholders. 

Track, monitor and communicate performance against project requirements, quality measures, milestones and KPIs. Review status reports from project teams and address issues with program or portfolio impacts as appropriate.

Ensure timely reporting of financial and performance results including schedule, safety, human resources, and other management issues to TTC and government officials. Review status reports from project teams and address relevant issues.

Provide leadership and guidance in recruiting, retaining and training of resources to ensure individual and team targets are achieved as well as to contribute to the ongoing success of the TTC Corporate Plan. Delegate, and guide work.

Create, maintain and constantly attempt to improve project development and implementation processes. Implement procedures to ensure successful execution of projects.

Define and manage stakeholder expectations and problem resolution.

Promotes a respectful work and service environment that supports diversity, inclusion, and is free from harassment and discrimination. Provides leadership in the development and implementation of inclusive and accessible policies, programs and/or services for employees and customers in accordance with TTC's commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC's policies.

Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.


  • Manage projects
  • Manage human resources
  • Apply analytical skills
  • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
  • Secure and manage fiscal resources
  • Understand the organization's fiscal environment
  • Use office technology, software and applications

Education and Experience

  • Completion of a university degree in a related discipline, combined with training and experience applicable to the position.
  • Extensive experience in the areas of general project management and engineering management of heavy construction and/or large multi-discipline projects.
  • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer or a similar professional designation in the Province of Ontario.
  • PMP certification would be an asset. 


Additional Requirements:


Manage the capital budget submission for the assigned project(s).

Supervise and coordinate the activities of project team members with other TTC Departments and external stakeholders involved in the design, review, tender, award and construction processes.

Manage design assignments by monitoring progress and performance against established terms of reference.  

Manage the preparation of construction contract documents and provide general management of construction work.  

Mediate and negotiate with stakeholders to successfully resolve complex construction claims. Ensure the prompt development of strategies to address unresolved claims.

Prepare and participate in public consultations for the assigned project(s).

Ensure adherence to quality, safety, and environmental requirements, as well as construction budget and overall construction schedule. Ensure compliance to procedures and practices with the proper supervision, inspection and administration of the work.

Act as a resource to provide consultation, direction, advice and guidance regarding construction site management issues and/or complex construction problems/issues in a timely and accurate manner.

Strong understanding of engineering and construction principles, methods and practices combined with solid, applied knowledge of project management concepts and practices.

Knowledge of contract law, contract administration and inspection, and pertinent Acts and Regulations (Construction Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, etc.).

Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a group of professionals, work with multi-discipline teams and various stakeholders, deal with complex issues and maintain effective working relationships. Sound judgment; management, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; negotiation and mediation skills; problem solving skills.

A valid Province of Ontario Class G driver’s licence.

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