Facilities Decommissioning is responsible for the execution of all activities associated with facilities decommissioning at CRL, Gentilly 1. Douglas Point, NPD and Glace Bay.
The Decommissioning Project Leader reports to the Manager, Decommissioning Program Execution, in Decommissioning & Waste Management, and delivers decommissioning projects in the Facilities Decommissioning portfolio. Facilities Decommissioning projects encompass planning, managing and completing large and complex decommissioning projects to the full satisfaction of project Clients and Stakeholders (NRCan/LMU).
The Decommissioning Project Leader is responsible for managing the delivery of medium-risk projects to meet schedule, cost, quality and safety objectives to the full satisfaction of customers. This involves planning, executing, controlling and closing out projects.
The Decommissioning Project Leader has the following responsibilities:
· Manage the delivery of medium-risk decommissioning projects to meet schedule, cost, quality and safety objectives to the full satisfaction of customers.
· Project planning, budgeting and resource allocation, through discussions with internal clients to define the scope of the project, deliverables and timing. May lead 3-4 projects totalling $5M to $10M annually, over a 3-5 year horizon.
· Assemble a project team including the involvement of project planning coordinators to cost the specific components of the project based on work package breakdown.
· Approve project scope of work and determine project priorities and division of responsibilities.
· Review the project with the Project Team and regularly meet with the Project Team for updates on deliverables against plan.
· Motivate team members to meet quality, scope and cost constraints.
· Secure seconded resources through resource/functional managers to execute the project.
· Establish and control the project scope and manages the risks. This includes proper management of deliverables within estimated timeframe and notifying management of issues, which could potentially impact the cost, and timing of the project.
· Establish and administers project budgets and schedules and approves changes to scope of work within project management guidelines.
· Manage and reports on project performance to clients, management and other stakeholders.
· Lead the ongoing delivery of project objectives including setting project related performance objectives, providing regular feedback and guidance to project staff.
· Bachelor (honours) in Engineering or Science from a university of recognized standing or, membership in an Engineering or scientific professional organization authorized by statute to establish qualification for membership in that organization or, an alternative qualification is a certificate from the Project Management Institute “Project Management Professional”.
· Experience and resulting knowledge of applying 9 project management areas including (Scope, Cost, Time, QA, Communications, Human Resources, Risk, Procurement, Integration) to medium-risk projects.
· Knowledge gained through experience in the typical phases of a project lifecycle, specifically Project Definition, Concept Development and Decommissioning.
· Experience in the delivery of a project in a regulatory framework.
· Typically, has achieved (or is maintaining) PMP or AACE certification, or is within 12-18 months of achieving certification.
· Experienced in the delivery of a project in a regulatory framework. The Decommissioning Project Leader has a general knowledge and awareness of federal licensing requirements, nuclear codes and standards and environmental regulations and standards and their application to the medium-risk projects that they are leading.
· Developing/leading the execution of Project Plans;
· Defining scope of activities, setting priorities, evaluating and managing risks and monitoring performance;
· Organizing the work and activities of a moderate number of resources to accomplish project deliverables in accordance with project expectations;
· Nurturing and maintaining constructive and cooperative working relationships with a moderate number of internal and some external contacts;
· Building and sustaining moderately-sized teams; typically between 6 and 12 contracted, seconded, or AECL employees;
· A more thorough knowledge of business and management principles involved in project planning, budgeting and resource allocation, leadership techniques, and coordination of resources;
· A more thorough knowledge of procurement and financial processes. Approves procurement requisitions within span of financial authorization;
· Good knowledge and demonstrated experience in application of negotiation skills; and
· Good knowledge and demonstrated experience in application of contract administration and decommissioning oversight to effectively manage the output of external suppliers.
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