Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. It leads the planning in the region with its Regional Transportation Plan that guides the work and investments of the organization. It builds light transit, bus rapid transit and Regional Express Rail and operates GO Transit, UP Express and PRESTO.
PRESTO is an electronic fare system that allows transit users in the GTHA and Ottawa to use a Smart Card to move between and within transit systems. PRESTO makes transit travel easier and more convenient. PRESTO’s Project Management Office is looking for two (2) Senior Project Officers to lead projects which deliver solutions supporting PRESTO’s strategic initiatives for its Applications, Customer Service and Operations.
Overseeing the management of PRESTO projects for new or upgraded systems through all stages of definition, procurement, and implementation.
Fulfilling the duties of a Project Manager with respect to selection and direct management of cross-functional project teams, including resource managers, business contacts, senior technical leads, other staff, consultants and vendors, for the delivery of PRESTO projects.
Collaborating with other staff and management to develop and implement standardized methodologies for project management.
Location:20 Bay Street, Toronto
Completion of a degree in Information Technology or Computer Science from a recognized University, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Minimum six (6) years’ experience in the planning, design and implementation of Application and Software solutions including the interpretation and application of specifications, contracts, design documents, and test plans.
Project Management Institute certification, or demonstrated detailed knowledge of the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK), would be a definite asset. This will include the theory, principles and practices of project management, including proficiency in the use of project management software and applications.
Excellent analytical, oral and written communication abilities, along with negotiation skills, are essential.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume online, through the Current Opportunities page (http://www.metrolinx.com/en/aboutus/careers/current_opportunities.aspx) on our website, no later than September 10, 2017.
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.
Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO and the Union Pearson Express. Our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). As one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, Metrolinx is a diverse and dynamic organization where employees embody our valu...es: Playing as a Team, Serving with Passion, and Thinking Forward. Join us as we work together to transform the way the region moves.