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Special Projects Manager

Department or Division: Technical Services

Term: Temporary full-time for approximately two years


  1. Manages aspects related to projects, including plan creation.
  2. Leads a multi-departmental project team; creates work schedules, assesses staffing needs, and identifies resource requirements.
  3. Manages specific project plans related to implementation of new policies.
  4. Reviews all current policies and bylaws and provides recommendations and direction on required changes.
  5. Acts as the lead in identifying, addressing, and recommending responsibilities for project and policy implementation.
  6. Issues appropriate purchase orders and manages contracts as required to support implementation.
  7. Acts as a primary liaison between the City and involved stakeholders related to project, policy review and development.
  8. Develops and coordinates effective budgets and staffing allocations.
  9. Develops the business case(s) for implementation of projects.
  10. Prepares written and oral reports in response to stakeholder and corporate enquiries, as required.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Degree in engineering, construction management, project management, business administration or a related field.
  • Four to six years' progressively responsible related experience, including a minimum of two years’ experience supervising and coordinating the work of staff and/or consultants.
  • Project management of complex projects and experience with asset management would be considered assets.
  • Possession of an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
  • Possession of a valid, Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s Licence.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project management.  Ability to resolve complex issues in a multi-disciplinary environment including conflict management, work program and on-schedule project delivery.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and financial procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and develop staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify underlying issues/problems and recommend required changes.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and writing, including the ability to prepare and present reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with assigned staff, civic officials, representatives of other agencies and the public.

Salary: $80,511.36 to $94,485.84 per annum (2018 rates)

Closing Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: SCMMA 222