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Project Manager - Strategic Initiatives

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be the “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.


We are looking for a dynamic, results-oriented professional to join the City’s Strategic & Corporate Services Department as a key member of our Project Delivery Team in this temporary full-time exempt position, for approximately 2 years.


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives, you will be involved in the delivery of various municipal projects, including both renovations and new builds for City Facilities, in coordination with project stakeholders.  You will assist with all aspects project delivery, including project design, coordination of design and permitting with internal City departments, coordination of site servicing and off-site works, preparation and review of procurement documents, construction contract administration and other project management responsibilities, to ensure projects meet rigorous reporting, timeline and budget requirements.  You will create and track project budgets and schedules, oversee the work undertaken by consultants and contractors, liaise with internal City staff and ensure adherence to design and regulatory requirements, engineering standards and City Policies.  


You have a degree in a related discipline (eg. Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Landscape Architecture) and experience with managing large projects of institutional or complex nature, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Municipal experience and eligibility for professional registration (eg. EGBC, AIBC, BCSLA, ASTTBC) are preferred.  Proven team building, communication and collaboration skills are essential in this role, along with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple project components of varying size and complexity, and experience with contract management.  A PMP / Contract Administrator certification, or similar, would be advantageous.  A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is also required.


During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).


We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package for this exempt position, including a compressed work schedule.


If you’re passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, apply on-line through the Career Portal at by Tuesday, October 12, 2021.


Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

City of North Vancouver
141 W. 14th Street
North Vancouver, BC V7M 1H9
Christa Scott
(604) 983-7349
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.