Project Manager

Requisition ID: 836 

Why Choose IMP Aerospace & Defence:
IMP Aerospace & Defence is not only one of the leading companies in the Aerospace field. But we are also one of the most engaging and equality advocating companies to work for. We believe that regardless of where you work at IMP Aerospace & Defence, you are apart of our ever-growing team. IMP is able to achieve success through this teamwork mindset. That is why at IMP, you are not defined by your role.

Position Overview:

Carry out the role of Project Manager for assigned projects with an emphasis on improving throughput using sound industry standard Program Management techniques and practices.  The Project Manager is the leader of their assigned project and its project team.  In this role, you will be expected to influence positive outcomes on route to meeting overall project, program and company objectives.

What You Will Do:

  • Project Management oversight and responsibility for assigned projects
  • Assigned project’s initial Point of Contact with internal Matrix departments and external Customer Representatives
  • Lead your Project Team (Matrix reps) to ensure that all members are engaged in meeting the objectives and have good situational awareness of the assigned project responsibilities.
  • Drive issue resolution and facilitate timely escalation as required.
  • Chair internal and external progress review meetings
  • Monitor costs/schedule performance of assigned projects and initiate corrective action as required in meeting budgetary and delivery objectives.
  • Maintain and operate management control systems in accordance with standard Program Management methodologies outlined in Program Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • Ensure on-time delivery of all Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs) and responses to customer correspondence for assigned projects
  • Apply effective Risk Management and lessons learned techniques as part of your daily routine including maintaining the Project’s risk/lessons learned registers.
  • Prepare reports and correspondence for internal and external distribution.
  • Liaise with functional managers and Project Teams involved with the resolution of problems, preparation of estimates, and status of related tasks on assigned
  • Provide inputs into the Programs RACI to reflect Project Team Members responsibilities
  • Prepare, and as required, update the - Program Management Plan (PMP) including all subordinate project documents, as well as all other PM related Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs).
  • Work with the various customers to increase project throughput and workload potential
  • Complete routine administrative duties as assigned.

What You Will Bring:

  • Post Secondary Education – Aerospace, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering Degree would be an asset.
  • Advanced Program Management experience in an earned value management (EVM) environment is essential – must have previous experience managing major programs
  • Extensive experience in the Aerospace Industry or Canadian Forces Aviation field considered an asset.
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification would be considered an asset.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), must have experience chairing meetings – will be required to chair internal & external customer meetings and interface with customers and or Government executive level personnel.
  • Advanced computer skills with MS Office Suite, including Project.
  • Must have good problem-solving skills, have the ability to carry out effective impact assessments and mitigation action planning, plus conflict resolution skills.
  • Results Driven.
  • Experienced in and able to apply Risk Management Techniques
  • Good interpersonal skills – will be required to lead and work within a Project Team environment. 
  • This position will not have direct subordinates; however, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring many personnel across IMP’s matrix meet the Project(s) requirements.
  • Some travel required in Canada and USA.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.  Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 8S activities in your area.
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP),  Secret Level II Security Clearance through PSPC- Contract Security Program, and  Transport Canada RAIC clearance.

What We Will Do For You:

  • All of IMP's benefits become effective on your first day of work, regardless of your position.
  • We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program, Holiday Incentive program (3 additional days off over Christmas), Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long Service Awards,   Volunteer Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and more!

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume.