Senior Manager, Third Party Corridor Infrastructure Coordination

Date de publication: 23 jul 2020
Date limite: 8 aug 2020

Senior Manager, Third Party Corridor Infrastructure Coordination
$124,275 - $173,817 per annum
Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.
Our Stations Capital Delivery and Third Party Projects Review office is seeking a Senior Manager to provide strategic leadership, subject matter expertise, and management oversight to one or more functional requirement areas (property requirements; permits, licenses and approvals; traffic and transportation; utilities) for corridor infrastructure projects.  
This position will also manage the overall health of internal and external relationships with relevant partners, government groups and/or communities.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage plans, for a one to three year horizon, for the functional requirement (property requirements; permits, licenses and approvals; traffic and transportation; utilities) to align with overall long term strategies and vision as well as ensure successful completion and coordination of efforts for all Rapid Transit (RT) and Regional Express Rail (RER) projects.
  • Develop strategies that enable the effective coordination with municipal, utility, and/or transit consortium representatives  to secure  permits and approvals critical to the progress and timely completion of projects
  • Provide technical advice for property requirements coordination and input into the development of property acquisition strategies and plans for RT and RER projects.
  • Prepare strategies for, and manage, coordination with City of Toronto and other municipal representatives, along with transit consortiums, to secure permits and approvals which support the completion of RT and RER projects; and oversee the execution of minor variances and zoning approvals.
  • Deliver technical expertise and advice on transportation and traffic coordination matters for projects and provide oversight on construction detour plans, area construction management plans and contract drawings.
  • Provide specialist advice on utility (e.g. gas, water, sewer) coordination requirements associated with project work, to ensure timing and work activities are identified and planned to manage adverse impacts to project progression; work with CPG project leadership to forecast demand for utility relocations, and project work within CN and CP corridors.
  • Work closely with project contractors/consultants to set standards/expectations and facilitate feedback structures associated with performance (e.g. SLAs, response times); leverage knowledge/expertise of contractor related to functional area requirements.
  • Identify operational opportunities and introduce leading practices to improve processes by developing standards relating to the functional requirements for projects
  • Create a working environment that is aligned with the organization’s desire to be a “best company to work for”, which includes ensuring staff possess the required skills, are properly aligned, and are provided with the resources to do the job.
  • Manage resources on a project bases across all projects including third party consultants.
Location: 30 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON
File Number: STA00QV
  • Completion of a degree in engineering, applied science, business, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training, and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in progressively more responsible roles within a municipal planning, building, construction and/or engineering environment. Deep knowledge of one or more functional areas (property/land requirements; permits, licenses and approvals; traffic and transportation; utilities).
  • Experience with transit construction infrastructure and/or Alternative Financing and Procurement projects would be beneficial. Possession of a related designation, such as P.Eng. and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Ontario’s Contract Laws, Construction Liens Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, and Professional Engineers Act.
  • Knowledge of railway corridor infrastructure and related construction projects.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of theoretical and practical applications of professional principles; exercise substantial decision making latitude to achieve broad objectives. Risk assessment methods to identify permits-related planning and timelines issues across all projects in order to avoid punitive (e.g. financial, time, reputation) damages
  • Negotiation skills to navigate between multiple parties with differing perspectives along with interpersonal skills to develop collaborative internal relationships that facilitate the accomplishment of the Third Parties and Property (3PUP) Group’s objectives
  • Political acuity to be aware of issues, processes and outcomes as they impact the organization’s strategic directions and reputation. Collaboration skills to build constructive work relationships (e.g., clients, departments, team members) to meet mutual goals and objectives set across projects. Acts in a professional and supportive manner to the project delivery teams and to external stakeholders
  • Influencing skills to lead change throughout the organization. Communication skills to clearly convey and receive information across project teams in a way that reaches all relevant staff and ensures consistency throughout the functional “column”
  • Relationship management to understand the nature of stakeholders’ business (e.g. Utilities, Contractors) and objectives in order to effectively communicate/negotiate/influence and identify points of collaboration
  • Leadership skills to develop and set dynamic and long term goals across the functional “column” that contributes to the fulfillment of a larger organizational goal or mission. Oral/written/presentation skills to present complex and/or new ideas with clarity and simplicity; to liaise with all levels within the organization and on construction sites; to work effectively with specialists across multiple sectors
To apply for this position, please submit your resume online no later than August 07, 2020.
Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required.  Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 
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