Assistant Project Manager – District of North Vancouver

21 June 2023

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Assistant Project Manager

(Temporary Full-Time, 2 years)

Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District of North Vancouver is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. Designated one of BC’s Top Employers for 5 years, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a nine day fortnight and hybrid work options. This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action. Known for being a flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive workplace culture, the District of North Vancouver offers an exceptional workplace culture. If you are civic-minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.

Our Integrated Planning Division is looking for a temporary full-time Assistant Project Manager to join their team for two (2) years based on operational needs.
In this role you will provide administrative and project/business development work of considerable complexity and variety related to project management, including project liaison and coordination of a range of business improvements and IT related projects. Following a clearly identified Project Management Framework, you will be responsible for supporting needs assessments, initiation, planning, coordination and management of related projects within the Division. On IT projects this will involve working with an IT project manager. Activities include developing business process, supporting/leading needs assessments for new initiatives, supporting continuous improvement on existing initiatives with workflow development, process definition, supporting, testing and roll out of new initiatives, preparing terms of reference for the selection of  consultants, coordinating and participating in the preparation of reports.
You will act as a liaison and coordinator between internal District divisions to ensure desired results; prepare project schedules and budgets; chair meetings; review reports and project deliverables at various stages for conformance to project needs and established standards. Prepare and maintain a variety of materials such as records, status reports, correspondence, and project specifications; monitor and assess progress and perform additional related work as required.
You will have post-secondary education related to project management, Business management or civil (or other) engineering, along with a minimum of 3 years of related experience in a project coordinator or management role. A technical certificate, Diploma or Bachelor’s in project management or Business or a related field is expected. Project Management Professional (PMP) designation and an engineering background are assets. A valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence is required.
The District of North Vancouver is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. If you have what we’re looking for and have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by July 5, 2023 to be considered for this competition.

We respectfully acknowledge the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), on whose ancestral lands the District of North Vancouver is located.

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