Project Manager

Project Manager

Halifax, NS

VistaCare Communications is a leading technology solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Project Manager with a solid background in complex, large systems and structured related implementations in the construction industry. The Project Manager would be responsible initially to supervise and manage a large structured communications and professional audio/video implementation in Dartmouth NS. This position will be permanent, full-time work based out of Halifax, NS.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Directly manage customer expectations
  • Deliver deadlines on time and on budget
  • Manage resources – people, materials, third party
  • Manage scope and change request processes
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule activities of workers
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments or subcontractors
  • Requisition and ordering of materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
  • Train or arrange for training of workers
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring, termination, performance reviews etc.
  • Ensure standards for safe working conditions
  • Prepare work progress reports
  • Manage operations, customer relations, and quality assurance.

 

Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong interpersonal skills (including conflict management and managing people)
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to coordinate with off-site internal agents  
  • Self-disciplined, motivated and organized
  • Knowledge of BICSI cabling standard practices
Experience Required: 
  • 5+ years of directly relatable field experience within a related industry
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Experience in the Electrical/Construction/Systems industry considered an asset
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation considered an asset
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license and reasonable driver abstract
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
  • Willingness to travel would be beneficial as travel options may arise for future projects
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check
Compensation and Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill level
  • Group Insurance Package which is 50% employer paid.   Benefits - Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Dependent Life, Accidental Death and Disability,  and Long Term Disability, 
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)