Project Manager

BC Transit

November 05, 2014

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Job Category: 
Management and Operations
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Job Summary: 

Project Manager - 2 Year Temporary

BC Transit is seeking two individuals to manage the two major streams of the ERP Program for a period of at least two years. They are responsible and accountable for the management and delivery of assigned projects including: development of scope, cost and schedule, risk analysis, resource assignments, project communications, quality control, change management and complete oversight of assigned projects.

This role is responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

  • Assisting external contractors in obtaining the information that they need from internal stakeholders.
    Working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that their needs or concerns are satisfied.
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  • This role is also responsible for eliciting, analyzing, documenting and validating the business needs of project stakeholders, whether they are customers or end users. This includes interviewing stakeholders, and gathering and compiling user requirements to convey to development teams throughout the software lifecycle.
  • Developing detailed project plans and schedule for higher level program activities.
  • Tracking project team efforts and ensuring the accurate recording of both progress and time expenditures.
  • Managing the efforts of external contractors and ensuring that they deliver on time, on budget and to a designated level of quality.
  • Documenting group discovery sessions and facilitating the gathering of requirements for functionality and data.
  • Preparation of reports, as necessary, and updates to Senior Managers and the Capital Project Budgeting Committee, user business areas and other stakeholders in relation to the planning, implementation and progress of projects.
  • Preparing and review of project legal documents (contracts, agreements etc.) and assurance that such documents are completed and signed, and they fulfill the corporation’s interests.
  • Preparing status reports and presentations for the program manager and other BCT managers.
  • Developing process and procedures for applications.
  • Guiding the development of training materials.
  • Guiding and documenting system configuration choices.
  • Documenting terms, business policies and business rules.
  • Leading the preparation of Request for Proposal and/or tendering efforts required for projects including defining purchasing deliverables and applicable terms and conditions.
  • Creating and executing project work plans and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Maintaining regular and effective communications with suppliers and ensuring prompt and effective resolution of scope, relationship or project issues.
  • Identifying and managing issues and risks to the completion of projects and the preparation of recommendations for resolution, or corrective action.


Experience in working with BC Transit business units is preferred.  The preferred candidate will have experience working with a variety of business users in a variety of business areas and in working in a transit related organization.

How To Apply: 

Additional Information:                 

Testing and assessments may be included as part of the recruitment process.
This position requires the completion of a clear Criminal Record Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search

BC Transit Offers:

Extensive group benefits (medical, dental, extended health, life insurance) and pension program once eligible

Fitness Centre, health and wellness programs, and an employee and family assistance counseling program

Please reply with an accompanying resume and covering letter quoting competition number 2014-070 to:

BC Transit, Human Resources Department

520 Gorge Road East

Victoria, BC   V8W 2P3

Fax: (250) 995-5664


BC Transit Is Committed To The Principles Of Employment Equity

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.