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Toronto Transit Commission

Chief Project Manager - Rapid Transit Expansion

Application Deadline: 
March 23, 2017

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Chief Project Manager on a permanent full-time basis.


Reporting to the Chief Capital Officer – Engineering, Construction & Expansion Group, the Chief Project Manager is accountable for managing and directing design and construction delivery for Rapid Transit Expansion including:

  • Directing and overseeing the development and maintenance of effective goals and objectives, policies, budgets, organizational structure, and quality assurance program for a large-scale subway extension project;
  • Managing and delivering the Project from design through to Commissioning and operation, safely within scope, on-time, on-budget, with required quality, and in accordance with the TTC’s design standards and applicable municipal, provincial and federal codes, especially workplace safety;
  • Managing and directing Project activities including staffing, project team organization, design/design requirements, procurement, construction, contract management, project controls, and commissioning activities;
  • Leading and providing advice/guidance to integrated, multi-discipline TTC and consultant Project teams, and fostering a positive team work environment;
  • Liaising with senior management, and elected officials and other external stakeholders, to ensure their requirements are coordinated and addressed;
  • Ensuring accurate, timely reporting of financial and performance results, and any significant safety, security, human resources, or other project management issue;
  • Substituting for the Chief Capital Officer as required;
  • Responsible for providing leadership in overseeing the work of Department staff and consultants (either directly or through direct reports) ensuring that accessibility/accommodation needs of TTC passengers and/or employees are effectively met in a timely fashion in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer;
  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.

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