Deputy Project Director, Build

Halifax - Nova Scotia - Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - ProjectManagementAndServices - Academic Bachelor

Our client, a large Canadian Shipbuilder, is seeking a Deputy Project Director to join their team. This a full-time, permanent role.

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Vanessa Cicchino, Account manager

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About this role

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary point of contract between the Project Management and the Combat Systems Integrator
  • Provide overall accountability for Subcontractor performance and relationship
  • Serve as the lead interface between Project Management and the Combat Systems team
  • Work alongside the project leadership team to align the various functional teams that come together to deliver the Project
  • Manage and monitor assigned areas of the project to ensure their completion within budget, to schedule and in compliance with the project and quality requirements
  • Supervise their section of the project management organization to ensure all aspects of the work are progressing satisfactorily
  • Support development and implementation of program strategy and plans
  • Manage assigned deliverables including Definition Contract plans and reports including review of subcontractor deliverables
  • Conduct and convene progress meetings internally including production of progress reports
  • Support the development of processes and procedures related to project management
  • Participate in Integrated Product Teams in support of development of the design
  • Participate in negotiations with vendors
  • Support change management associated with project management area of responsibility
  • Address risk items relating to the project including identification and risk mitigation planning
  • Support a culture of teamwork, enthusiasm and proactive behavior within the Project Management Team
  • Be a role model for professional behavior

About you

Requirements

  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Engineering Degree required
    • Masters’ of Business Administration would be a strong asset
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience working in naval ship design, commercial shipbuilding, or other large military procurement program
  • Proven ability to lead a team to achieve high performance levels in a complex fast-moving environment
  • Ability to manage through teamwork and influence
  • Knowledge of working with a Government and Naval customer base
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and principles
  • Strong personal time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Experience managing large design related subcontractor organizations to deliver products on budget and schedule
  • Experience with design and construction projects involving international partnerships
  • Experience defining, managing, verifying, and validating vessel requirements
  • Experience preparing processes, plans, and reports
  • Experience working with scheduling software such as Primavera P6
  • Experience working with project reporting software such as Ecosys
  • Experience working in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) work structure
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 104 offices, across 35 countries we currently supply nearly 9,000 Technical Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements. en

Summary

  • Publication: PUB264107
  • Location: Halifax
  • Market: Industry
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: ProjectManagementAndServices
  • Closing date: June 4, 2020
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Vanessa Cicchino

Account manager Brunel Canada - Calgary

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