Current Opportunities

Role Title:

Senior Project Manager

Effective Date:

October 26, 2018

Reports to:

General Manager


Saulteau First Nations

Primary Purpose                                                                                                 

Responsible for development, implementing, monitoring, measuring and reporting of the day-to-day management of the Project Plan(s) assigned to them by the General Manager

Work directly with clients to ensure that assigned projects will be completed successfully to scope and budget. They will also coordinate with other departments and to recruit and/or pre-qualify other talent or subcontractors as required.

To ensure the consistency of openness, fairness, transparency and accountability, in all implemented actions and business dealings with the highest quality business ethics and standards.


  • Meeting with clients to establish scope and budget of new projects, pre-construction planning, and project estimations;
  • Manage planning and implementation of projects to ensure successful completion within the set time frames and scope;
  • Bidding, scheduling and costing contracts;
  • Negotiating agreements with subcontractors;
  • Management of finance and budget ensuring that projects are completed within the budget;
  • Coordinate availability of equipment and resources with the procurement lead throughout the projects;
  • Manage the relationship with stakeholders and their representatives;
  • Develop comprehensive project plans;
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on reliable forecasting;
  • Report and communicate project progress, performance and/or results to the client and General Manager;
  • Conduct risk analysis and risk mitigation;
  • Manage schedule, cost and quality control;
  • Make recommendations to improve the project execution and delivery of services;
  • Delegate project duties based on individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels;
  • Recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, supervision and of all staff and contractors consistent with the Hiring and Employment Policy;
  • Conducting performance appraisals with program team members, providing constructive feedback and recommending actions for improvement;
  • Providing positive leadership and motivation to all staff, encouraging a team approach, professional attitude and appearance, personal wellness, conflict resolution and inter-personal skills and relationships; and
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills.

Education & Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional Certification and a minimum of 7 years project management experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma methods;
  • Experience working on 20-40 million-dollar contracts;
  • Financial experience in budget planning and review;
  • Familiar with earthworks, machine logging, and hand falling
  • Knowledge and experience in planning, development and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge and experience of working with and/or for a First Nation’s community
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to ensure and maintain corporate confidentiality;
  • Ability to solve problems, make effective decisions, resolve conflicts and manage time effectively;
  • Valid Driver’s License