Project Manager (Transportation)

Executive Talent On Demand

Toronto – ON


  • This role is for one of the largest re-signaling brown field projects in transportation. 
  • The project manager will work with a project team reporting to the project director to deliver the required project requirements and work with teams to resolve issues (in both Canada and UK). 
  • Implement and manage projects related to Urban Rail Signaling in accordance with contractual requirements and company processes. Furthermore, to be charged with overall performance/schedule compliance, cash flow and budget of the project while ensuring quality and safety standards are maintained.
  • Lead the team to create an appropriately detailed schedule and then use that schedule and critical path to manage the execution of the project.
  • Evaluate the need for “out of scope” work in-light of strategic project additional opportunities. Enforcing policies and procedures to ensure no unauthorized work is being conducted. Seek out and secure opportunities for variation orders to increase the project margin.
  • Evaluate and report on project “Estimates to Complete” in accordance with company practices thus providing clarity on cost exposures and future labour needs.
  • Possess an ability to review and input into the project Risk register. Once risks are established, be accountable for decisions on expenditures of mitigation actions to support the most advantageous option for the company and project’s benefit and success.
  • Possess the ability to share vision and demonstrate direction from a leadership perspective, thus fostering a single path for the whole project team. Furthermore to show strength with compassion creating an environment where the project team is motivated and focused on the objective.
  • Display strong communications skills ensuring clarity with senior management, the client and the project team.


  • Degree or Diploma from either a Business or Technical background or equivalent experience
  • 4 + years in railway transportation industry or from Technical/Aerospace field
  • 5 + years of experience as a Project Manager with People Management / Leadership experience
  • Experience with P&L and/or Bid Management
  • Previous experience leading international projects in a matrix environment
  • Excellent communication & writing skills
  • Ability to deliver under pressure

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