The City of Abbotsford has recently announced an exciting organizational and leadership change that will further enhance our customer service delivery and achieve Council's vision for the City. As part of this strategic direction, our Engineering Department is transitioning to a more customer service and process driven org-structure that incorporates an enhanced alignment of staff functions and duties with the vision for the City and the direction of the Official Community Plan. Within this org-structure we have created four new divisions that will plan, implement, operate, and maintain infrastructure and deliver on our customer service goals.
Now, we are seeking individuals to join this realigned team, and bring their expertise, passion and strategy to our organization. If you are a forward thinking leader of tomorrow, we want to hear from you!
Be part of the story. Join our team today and help build the City's future together.
The Project Management Office Division of the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department implements capital plans and projects, provides leadership to solid waste and environmental services, geomatics, and processes soil permits and highway use permits that support the growth of the City including the Regional Utilities (water and sewer treatment) in accordance to the City’s updated Official Community Plan. This Division will help implement infrastructure investments in the City and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.” This Division will also help shape the future of the City and is viewed as a builder of community that will attract and retain people to live, work and play in the City of Abbotsford.
We are seeking a key member of our Engineering Senior Leadership Team for the position of Director, Project Management Office. Reporting to the General Manager, Engineering & Regional Utilities, the Director provides leadership and direction in developing procurement strategies and implementation of the City’s water, sanitary, stormwater, transportation, fire halls, parks, recreation and cultural infrastructure.
As the Director, you are an exceptional leader, strategic thinker and problem solver with sound judgement. You have the ability to motivate, mentor, coach and influence a diverse team in order to create a high performance work environment. You have experience as a hands-on senior leader and are comfortable managing many different priorities concurrently, with the ability to move projects forward in a multi-stakeholder environment. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills allow you to build authentic, credible and trusted relationships at all levels throughout the organization.
As the Director, you will have:
a Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Project or Construction Management, Senior Technologist or other related discipline will be considered;
a Professional Designation and/or Accreditation in your field of expertise; and
a minimum of 10 years of progressive related experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a senior leadership role.
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Abbotsford, with a population of more than 134,000, is the fifth largest city in British Columbia and boasts the fastest growing economy in the country. Located in the centre of the Fraser Valley, about 70 km from downtown Vancouver, Abbotsford is a city in the country. With growth comes opportunity and a need for energetic, service-oriented people like you!