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Parsons Corporation Senior Project Manager, Transportation Planning & Environmental Assessments in Markham, Ontario

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Job Description:

Senior Project Manager, Transportation Planning & Environmental Assessments

Parsons has been a leader in the planning, design and delivery of transportation infrastructure across the world for more than 75 years. We are looking for a senior professional with strong project management skills to add to our Mobility Solutions team in the Greater Toronto Region. You will have the flexibility to work from an office in Toronto, Markham or Oakville and also part time from home. Our team is focused on helping our provincial and municipal clients expand and improve their transportation systems through innovative solutions to their tough planning and design challenges.

Position Overview:

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the development and execution of master planning, multimodal transportation planning, and environmental assessment projects for provincial and municipal clients in Southern Ontario. S/he will be responsible for leading highly dynamic multi-disciplinary project teams and coordinating with other technical disciplines across the organization. This position requires 14-16 years of relevant experience including both technical and project management responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing project management plans and leading the execution of projects, incl. day-to-day management of work scope / schedule / budget for assigned projects, monitoring progress to meet schedule and budget requirements, and identifying and documenting scope changes

  • Supervising and providing oversight review of the work undertaken by other professional / technical staff, making staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise, and monitoring productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel

  • Providing technical leadership and overseeing the production of project deliverables, and leading the preparation of technical reports and delivering relevant presentations to clients and project stakeholders

  • Promoting technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables, and ensuring that proper checking is performed in accordance with discipline quality control procedures

  • Undertaking proposal preparation / coordination / management, incl. developing project methodology, work programs, schedules, budgets

  • Assisting with overall business development, as well as mentoring / developing / training junior staff

  • Maintaining affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current developments and technologies in the industry

  • Performing other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Requirements:

  • University degree in Planning or Transportation Planning/Engineering or in other professional discipline pertinent to the job function combined with relevant management experience. A relevant post graduate degree is highly desirable.

  • Minimum of 12 years of multimodal transportation planning experience (including master plans and environmental assessments) with at least 3-5 years of successful project management experience

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in training and supervising a team of highly qualified professional staff.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and highly developed verbal and writing communications skills.

  • Experience with transportation planning, modelling and data practices in the Toronto region (TTS, GGHM, etc.) and good understanding of transportation issues and stakeholders

  • Knowledge of the Planning Act, Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Process, Provincial policies, legislation and regulations related to transportation / land use planning, and evolving industry trends is highly desirable

  • Registration with Professional Engineers of Ontario, Canadian Institute of Planners or other relevant professional licensing organizations

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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