Project Management Coordinator
Automotive and Surface Transportation
Saguenay - Québec
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's premier research and technology organization.
We are looking for a passionate and dynamic Project Management Coordinator to support our Automotive and Surface Transportation Portfolio. The Project Management Coordinator would share our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration.
Automotive and Surface Transportation Portfolio (AST) has the mandate to advance product and process technologies for producing more fuel-efficient, affordable, and environmentally-responsible ground vehicles and to deliver engineering solutions to complex technology challenges facing surface transport industries, including heavy vehicle and rail.
The Project Management Coordinator supports Project Management activities, develop and maintain project plans using SAP Project Systems. In collaboration with Project Managers, he or she implements project plans within the PS Module of SAP, changes to those project plans via the change approval process, monitors project data quality and resolves any identified problems. The incumbents provide recommendations for the continuous improvement of project management processes and tools. The Project Coordinator provides administrative and coordination support to the Team Leader, Project Management Support Office, Project Managers, and other Research Officers.
The NRC will be offering you a wide-range of benefits including the Public Service Dental Care Plan (PSDCP), Public Service Health Care Plan, Disability Insurance, generous leave entitlements, Superannuation (pension) and the Supplementary Death Benefit.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
College diploma including project management courses.
CAPM or PMP accreditation by the Project Management Institute (PMI) would be an asset.
Significant experience in supporting project management in a research and development environment.
Significant experience in the application of project management principles and the implementation of best practices.
Significant experience using SAP Project Systems.
Significant experience using MS Office tools such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
For alternate qualifications please refer to equivalency heading below.
Formal training in project management at a university, College or PMI Registered Education Providers, as well as an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Knowledge of project management theory and practices.
Solid knowledge of operational and financial management within a large organization preferably within a Canadian federal government context.
Ability to read and interpret project and financial data.
Knowledge of SAP Project Systems and its integration with other parts of the business system.
Ability to give presentations and provide coaching and training to colleagues in various aspects of project management.
Ability to implement new processes, methods, or practices that significantly improve project management.
Organizational & Environmental Awareness (Level 1)
Conceptual & Analytical Ability (Level 2)
Results Orientation (Level 2)
Teamwork (Level 2)
Client Focus (Level 2)
Communication (Level 2)
For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): | Management Services
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
08/28/2017 (11 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
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Telephone: (613) 991-2024
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