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Director, Project Operations

Position: Director, Project Operations

Department: Project Operations

Location: IRD Corporate Office 702-43rd Street East Saskatoon, SK

 

Who we are

IRD is an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) company and a world leader in the highway traffic management and in-vehicle systems solutions industry, specializing in traffic data collection, weight enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, toll, and safety. Over the past 40 years, IRD has diversified both from a market and geographical perspective. IRD Systems are designed and built by a multidisciplinary, customer-focused team which fuses core IRD technology with integrated computing and communications technologies.

 

Being a team member of IRD

Join our growing team!! For members of our talented team, IRD offers a comprehensive benefits package with employer-paid premiums, RSP matching, an ongoing commitment to training and monthly team building events organized by our wellness committee.

 

What does it mean to be the Director of Project Operations for IRD?

In Conjunction with the VP, Operations, The Director, Project Operations provides leadership, guidance, and management to the IRD Project and PMO teams. The successful candidate will be an experienced and efficient leader who possesses excellent people skills, business acumen and an exemplary work ethic.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review, analyze, and accept monthly financial results such as project and product Gross Margin reports, warranty reports, etc, prior to period financial closure
  • Maintain knowledge, at arms-length, of all projects and review and accept quarterly all related reforecast reports.
  • Prepare and/or accept revenue and gross margin forecasts (projects and products) monthly based on order book and pipeline opportunities
  • Maintain a dashboard indicating progress towards departmental goal achievement
  • Mentorship/Coaching of Team Members
  • Support and/or lead initiatives towards realizing Operational improvements
  • Interact effectively across all departments, at every level, to ensure Project effectiveness
  • Manage both internal and external customer expectations to ensure successful outcomes
  • Adhere to all project and service obligations both from a customer and a company perspective considering corporate, business, and strategic objectives
  • Facilitate individual and/or group meetings with team members to communicate strategies, goals, objectives and performance
  • Manage Key Projects as necessary (dependent on strategic needs and bandwidth of the team)

 

What do we look for?

  • Related technical knowledge
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Practical knowledge of contract administration, scheduling, and Project Financial reporting
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral Communication skills

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferably Civil or Electrical) or a post-secondary technical diploma (A.Sc.T.) with 5 years related experience.
  • 10 years + related experience managing projects as described in the Job Purpose above
  • A Professional Project Manager (PMP) Designation an asset

 

IRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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