Canada (CA) - Calgary, AB
Management; Project Management
This position is not eligible for our relocation program
We all need Energy:
It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. We take our job very seriously.
Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities. We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.
Are you passionate about project execution, working in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of engaging with diverse stakeholders to drive excellence in project implementation? At TC Energy, we take pride in our ability to execute capital projects safely, on time, on budget and with quality. The Project Governance and Assurance team is looking for a highly-motivated and enthusiastic leader to take on the role of Manager Project Assurance.
Working within TC Energy’s Technical Center and reporting to the Director Project Governance and Assurance, the Manager Project Assurance will serve as the leading technical authority for stewarding TC Energy’s project governance program, the Project Delivery Standard (PDS), to achieve top-quartile delivery of the capital projects portfolio across the organization. In this capacity, the project assurance team leverages subject matter expertise in functional disciplines in all areas of project execution, governance and assurance to ensure PDS requirements are met in aggregate, across the entire project portfolio. Additionally, the successful candidate will perform the function of a Senior Project Advisor and/or support Project Advisors as needed to ensure continuity of Governance and Assurance programs.
What you’ll do
Lead a team of Senior Project Advisors and Project Advisors responsible for stewarding the implementation of TC Energy’s project governance program and stage-gated project development and execution process Project Delivery Standard (PDS)
Engage with Senior Project Leadership across all five of TC Energy’s business units to ensure PDS recommendations and requirements are incorporated into project planning and execution process
Lead the coordination and oversee facilitation of project assurance reviews, including providing support for phase planning, Project Specific Roadmap development, assurance plans and project best practices
Oversee performance of project Pre-Stage-Gate and Construction Readiness reviews and ensure a consistent approach in advising Project Teams of deficiencies and recommended mitigation actions
Maintain close working relationships with Corporate Functional Leads and work collaboratively with them in staffing-up review teams with appropriately qualified and experienced subject matter experts
Oversee preparation, consistency and clarity of project assurance review reports to provide clear advice to the Gatekeeper and Senior Management on the readiness for advancing projects from one phase to another within the PDS process.
Ensure that Project Assurance service delivery is providing critical and experienced assessment of project readiness and contributing impactful inputs for stage-gate advancement decision making, recognizing the critical role that Assurance plays to ensure projects are adequately managing risk and are on a path to success.
15+ years of hands-on project execution experience, preferably in the upstream or midstream energy sector
Minimum (5-10) years of experience as a principally accountable Senior Project Manager managing major capital projects
10 years in a leadership role, with direct reports, stewarding career path development, PM coaching and performance management
Bachelor’s degree or higher with preference a for a degree in Engineering
APEGA Professional Engineer designation is an added advantage
Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification
Minimum (5) years of experience working in an organization with an established Project Management Office (PMO) with a defined governance program and structured Stage-Gate project development and execution process. A defined leadership role in the delivery of the project governance program will be an added advantage
Strong understanding of commercial, technical and other key project value drivers
Demonstrated competence with project management fundamentals of cost estimating, scheduling, quality assurance and risk management strategies
Demonstrated competence with engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) fundamentals
Demonstrated ability to manage highly complex and difficult multi-disciplinary projects and megaprojects that include high financial and reputational exposure, new technology and engineering considerations, and major HSSEM and stakeholder-relations issues
Flawless ability to prioritize and organize work
Strong sense of collaboration and an aptitude for conflict resolution
High level of tolerance to ambiguity with a bias towards action
Communicate effectively with co-workers, team and Senior Management
Customer-Focused mindset towards our Business Unit partners
Diplomacy and strong facilitation skills with a problem solving and action-oriented mindset
Ability to influence others without having formal authority
Ability to manage difficult conversations in a calm and measured manner, keeping the focus on problem resolution
About our Business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states. Our Calgary head office is home to more than 2,500 professional, technical, engineering and project management employees.
Apply to this posting by 01/29/2021 using reference code 77154. You must apply through our jobs system at jobs.tcenergy.com. Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.
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