Duration: 1 - 2 Years
This role will be managing engineering only projects in the sustaining, incremental and initiative portfolios for the Engineering Support Division.
Manage a team working on various projects in accordance with the established Bruce Power Project Management guidelines which are based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Specially, a Project Manager:
• Manages cradle-to-grave (initiation to close-out) responsibilities for projects assigned (Program Management)
• Acts as portfolio manager in tracking all milestones (irrespective of which function performs the function) across the cradle to grave process
• Manages and reports on project milestones
• Is responsible for cost and schedule progress and reporting for projects assigned
• Is responsible for remedial actions in correcting cost and schedule project deficiencies
• May act as Contract Manager
• Ensure that their projects are executed in the field in accordance with applicable procedures for nuclear, conventional, personnel and environmental safety and ensure compliance.
The Project Manager is expected to take leadership responsibilities for assigned staff and administer to the collective agreements of assigned staff. The Project Manager will: train and schedule staff for special projects; instruct, direct and review staff in their performance of assigned responsibilities; review and recommend performance pay levels of Management and Professional staff; make recommendations regarding appointments, transfers, promotions, demotions, terminations and disciplinary action; and provide staff training to meet changes in process application systems, computer technology and equipment to ensure that service standards are maintained and exceeded.
The position typically provides support to a Department Manager
What every Project Manager should know about their project at all times:
a) Owner (who wants the project done?)
b) The scope (What is the scope? What is NOT in scope?)
• Why we are doing it (what is the business need)
• Relationship (interdependencies) with other initiatives
c) Expected total cost
• Is this project in the Investment Plan?
• Related to a Business Plan initiative?
• Authorized funds,
• % spentCPI (current and trend),
• Current year budget,
• Current year forecast,
• Cost variance year to date: amount, root cause & corrective action.
• Cost variance life to date: amount, root cause & corrective action.
• Potential high risks associated with cost (and mitigating actions)
d) Project Schedule
• SPI (current and trend)
• % complete
• Progress to date
• Current project phase
• Key milestones
• Critical path activities
• Implementation windows/constraints (e. g. – outages)
• Variance from schedule to date: amount, root cause & corrective action.
• Potential high risks associated with implementation (and mitigating actions)
e) Stakeholders (who are the key stakeholders)
• Any associated regulatory regulations or obligations
f) Safety Index
g) Log of major decisions/approved changes made (in conjunction with the Sponsor)
h) Open issues
i) Next steps (next few months?)
• Minimum of 10 years Project Management and strategic planning experience in a highly technical and regulated environment.
• Bachelor degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil)
• PMI certification desirable
• Business acumen in capital projects management planning and estimating
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills, including proven ability to adapt to a highly technical project environment
• Ability to manage key stakeholder interests while at the same time managing conflicting priorities and business interests.
• Valid Bruce Power or OPG security clearance