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Project Director, Information Management

  1. Mississauga
  2. Nuclear
R-111279

Project Director, Information Management

AtkinsRéalis/CANDU Energy Inc. is a leading full-service nuclear technology company providing nuclear power reactors and nuclear products and services to customers worldwide. Our 1,200 highly skilled employees design and deliver state-of-the-art CANDU® reactors, carry out life extension projects, provide plant life management programs and tools, and offer operation and maintenance services for existing nuclear power stations. This role is based out of the CANDU Energy Inc. home office in Mississauga, ON.

The Project Director, Information Management will report to the Project Director, DNNP Engineering Execution and will be responsible for digital information technology in support of the New Nuclear portfolio.  The role is responsible for the implementation and operation of the digital framework and software toolkit used by the DNNP alliance partners and their suppliers. This role is responsible for selection, implementation, operation and support of software applications (SAAS or on premise) required for the project, ensuring a responsive, customer-focused, and high-quality service level is maintained. Success in the role requires the ability to plan and prioritize activities and coordinate with multiple stakeholders across alliance organizations.

This role will require leadership of project team members, and will be responsible for developing work execution plans, assignment of or recruitment of project team members, project deliverables, organizational chart, budget, schedule, subcontract and supplier strategy, risk management, project forecast and people forecasting and leveling (PFL) for the project.  

A Project Director is expected to have significant experience in project delivery and project execution methodology including an understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, contract management and project controls principles.

Your role within the team:

  • Accountable for all aspects of the project and to lead all team members who are performing duties to ensure that the work progresses with safety, quality, schedule, cost, and contractual requirements.

  • Assemble a project team through recruiting, interviewing and/or selecting staff with appropriate skills and establishing training and development programs suitable for the work.  This generally requires close coordination with functional managers from various functions (engineering, project controls, safety, quality etc.)

  • Responsible for developing project scope and deliverable definition in compliance with the governing contract documents, quality requirements for the project and any additional customer requirements.

  • Responsible for all contract management including scope & change control, requirements management, subcontractor and supplier management and governance for any flow-down requirements from the parent contract to subs and vendors.

  • Accountable for all aspects of nuclear and industrial safety including adherence with corporate and customer safety programs, development and enforcement of necessary training and requirements, adherence to corrective action programs and enforcement of performance standards for all the above.

  • Apply appropriate key performance indicators to monitor project health and performance and establish rigorous reporting protocols that meet all requirements of the contract, corporate standards and project-specific oversight as established by senior management or customer.

  • Ensure that all project activities are performed in accordance with corporate standards of ethical compliance, cyber-security, import-export regulations, intellectual property protections and security clearance protocols.

  • Ensure that project procurement and subcontract management including subcontractor and supplier oversight, invoicing, accruals and supply chain strategies are aligned with risk management, quality requirements, schedule and budget considerations and overall performance standards commensurate with the project and customer requirements.  

  • Accountable for project controls methodology with respect to planning and scheduling, baseline management, cost control, budgeting, cash flow, invoicing, cost and revenue forecasting and resource management.

  • Develop and implement detailed project execution plans and monitoring their execution through comprehensive reporting to clients and senior management.

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining an IT plan as well as system and data architecture for the project. The role requires interactions with IT and cyber security teams of partner organizations to ensure selected software applications are qualified.

  • Form and maintain relationships with clients, partners, corporate entities, suppliers and project stakeholders.

  • Ensure that all formal approvals for project bids, changes and settlements are prepared and approved in accordance with corporate Level of Authority (LoA) procedures.

  • Approval of hours of work (eg. timesheet approvals, overtime approvals, vacation authorization) for assigned scope/project in accordance with company policies, project policies and any applicable collective agreements.

  • Approval of Purchase Orders and Project Change Orders within the company or project tiered limits of authority – frequently one of several required approvals.

  • Authorized to represent Company to client or suppliers with respect to project work and has signing authority for project correspondence, invoices, work orders etc., subject to company limits of authority.

  • Preparing and managing budgets and accountability for assigned scope/project performance.

  • Responsible for regular formal reporting to sr. internal and client mgmt. stakeholders.

  • Provides feedback and effective recommendations into functional performance review processes.

  • Provides feedback and effective recommendations into functional hire/fire/discipline processes.

  • Makes effective decision/recommendation (or responsible for) with respect to resourcing requirements on the project (i.e. hiring and firing within the project).

  • Make effective decision/recommendations on (or responsible for) human resource issues and effectively manage and resolve work performance problems as they relate to the project.

  • Provide day-to-day interpretation and application of the negotiated agreements with bargaining agents as they affect the rights, obligations, and working conditions of employees.

  • Responsible for supporting the proposal process for similar new work incl. helping drive proposal deadlines, championing the proposal with the client and through internal review processes.

  • Provide clear expectations and performance measures, meaningful feedback, and recognize and reward achievements.

  • Responsible for supporting the proposal process including helping drive proposal deadlines, championing proposals with the client and through internal review processes.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.

  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.

  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.

  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.

  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The ideal candidate:

  • 10+ years’ experience leading various type of projects including construction, manufacturing or engineering services projects with a focus on Management Information Systems.

  • 5+ years’ of experience implementing and supporting software applications in a capital project environment.

  • Experience in an IT supervisory role.

  • Strong experience with various engineering design tool packages such as Autodesk, SmartPlant, Aveva and Common Data Environments and Document Management Systems.

  • Knowledge of business application development, testing, and maintenance.

  • Understanding of nuclear supply chain and materials management principles.

  • Can build a team and can inspire them to perform and work together towards a common goal.

  • Lead by example and set high standards for Health & Safety and  Nuclear Safety Culture.

  • An appreciation of the importance of Quality Assurance Programs and their significance to the nuclear industry.

  • Excellent organizational, communication and customer relationship skills.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Understanding of project delivery methodology including earned value, critical path scheduling, prime contract and subcontract management, procurement and supply chain methodology and inspection and test plans.

  • Working Knowledge of industrial safety and nuclear safety culture.

  • Experience in a variety of data integration technologies.

  • Experience working in a Nuclear environment is an asset.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’ accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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