The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Secretary PL4 (Project Manager) with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This is a 30-month term full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with the SALAC employee group. The position is funded by the external monies with a salary range of $20.10 - $23.34 per hour.
This position requires a project manager to coordinate activities associated with meetings and planned activities. Manage budget and finances, coordination of travel associated with the project activities. Coordinate activities associated with acquisition of equipment and software, assist on the reporting and documentation of the project.
- Work with researchers, postdoctoral fellows, students and Saint John Energy's (SJE) engineers and staff on the coordination of research meetings, training and other project activities that require this type of support.
- Work with the Private Investigator (PI) to keep track of the project finance including budget sheets, payments, salaries, travel claims and financial reports.
- Interact with staff in the Department of Finance/Human Resources at UNB in the submission of budget-related activities.
- Assist researchers, postdoctoral fellows, students and SJE's personnel in planning trips associated with research activities including travel to perform installation of equipment, demonstrations, meetings, conferences, etc.
- Coordinate activities associated with acquisition and installation of equipment/software.
- Assist on the reporting and documentation of the project.
- Assess project risks and propose strategies to achieve the project goals
- A bachelor degree in Business Administration.
- 5 years' experience in management and finance of projects.
- Certifications in project and risk management would be a valuable asset.
- Software experience with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and knowledge on database tools like SQL.
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Well-developed organizational and time-management skills.
- Experience with smart grid and utility projects is an asset.
Closing date for applications, January 24, 2020 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.