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Senior Project Manager

Surrey, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Do you have a passion for delivering business value through effective project management? Do you love working with stakeholders and providing great customer service to large and diverse business units? Are you looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued, and you can make a difference? This is an opportunity to work for one of BC's top employers and to serve the residents of Surrey!

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation.

City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Come build a City. Come build your Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Exempt - Project (3 Years)


As a Senior Project Manager, you will be assigned to one of our business-aligned portfolios and work on the various initiatives within that space. You will partner closely with the business to deliver the numerous initiatives in their backlog.

Our portfolios are broad and will expose you to many applications and diverse stakeholders across the City. In our Planning and Development Portfolio, you will be spearheading projects that will address our region's housing crisis, focusing on Digital Permitting and bring about meaningful and lasting change in how we plan for growth in the City and improve the overall quality of life for our community.

You possess strong leadership and directing skills and have a proven ability to lead teams through large or multiple concurrent IT projects. You have seasoned relationship- and team-building skills. You can facilitate and communicate complex ideas in simple ways that foster consensus.


As Senior Project Manager, you will:
    • Focus on detailing project specifications, managing stakeholders, managing risk, and scope as well as ensuring smooth operational transition in each business area • Lead strong project teams to deliver quality solutions from start to finish following standard project methodologies • Deliver what you promise, manage priorities, and present realities while planning the future. • Develop timelines, reach milestones, and keep your team focused on the end results • Build strong collaborations with relevant business units throughout the City to align work with strategic goals • Champion changes and communicate with relevant stakeholders at all levels

The successful candidate will have the following:
    • A degree/diploma in a related field plus at least 6 years of directly related experience managing large initiatives • PMP Designation • Experience using agile principles and methodology to deliver streams of iterative change while driving improvements in related processes • Demonstrated leadership skills with a proven ability to lead diverse teams through large or multiple concurrent IT projects • Strong relationship and team-building skills and can communicate complex ideas in a way that fosters consensus • Ability to facilitate and champion changes and communicate with relevant stakeholders at all levels • Experience in managing complex projects involving lots of changes to business operations • Experience within the public sector
Other Information

Number of Job Openings: 1

Pay Grade: P3

Annual Rate: $127,266 - $149,725

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until filled.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community