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Project Manager (Temporary)

Department name: Operations
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J0921-1147

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

Shaw's National Planning team in Kelowna is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their team on a 12 month temporary assignment. Reporting to the Supervisor, Planning the successful candidate will be accountable for managing multiple key projects in support of our stakeholders.

A typical day

• Manage multiple projects from concept through to completion.
• Maintain accurate real time project database records for progress reporting and financial tracking of projects.
• Co-ordinate with other external project participants such as developers, contractors, builders, and utility companies.
• Build and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
• Maintain a high level of transparency with key stakeholders into project timelines, risks, and successes.
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to exceptional customer experience for internal and external stakeholders.
• Proactively identify, address and resolve issues before they occur.
• Assist in establishing, monitoring and recommending changes to departmental guidelines to improve efficiencies.
• Coach, mentor and motivate peers to maintain a high performance project team and influence action oriented tasks.
• Promote a positive image of Shaw, our products and services.
• Various other duties as required.
• Post-secondary school is considered an asset - Civil Engineering, Telecommunication, Electrical

Your skills/experience

• Strong project management, business analysis, and communications skills, accompanied by 3 to 5 years of experience
• PMP Certification from a Project Management Institution (PMI) would be considered an asset.
• Adaptive, quick learner, exceptional organization and reporting skills, with attention to detail.
• Proven ability to maintain high quality project delivery.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Demonstrates advocacy for an exceptional customer experience.
• Demonstrates solid critical thinking and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrates expert ability to identify issues and make difficult decisions, escalating when required.
• Demonstrates strong ability to develop relationships across Shaw in a collaborative and trusted spirit.
• Committed to personal and team excellence and ability to operate in a dynamic and constantly changing environment.
• A positive, “can do” attitude and customer focused approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy and sincerity.

Other details

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Posting closing date: October 1, 2021

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.