The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Project Manager with the Off-site Construction Research Centre. This is a 1-year term, full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with a salary range of $59,643 - $77,536 per annum.
The Project Manager will work closely with the OCRC Innovation Director and researchers to build on the existing momentum. This includes working collaboratively with research partners, internal departments at UNB and external academic institutions. The Project Manager will support international collaborative research projects, experiential research towards the development of a certified testing lab at the UNB OCRC and development of an Off-site Construction Diploma.
- Manage research projects including project teams and budgets and be the primary contact liaising with high priority industry partners.
- Develop processes and plan documents to be used on all projects within the Centre and support the Innovation Director and Research Chair by meeting and maintaining relationships with external funding agencies and partners.
- Manage and lead the development of the Off-site Construction Diploma.
- Support, and occasionally, lead event management for the OCRC.
- Responsible for the event operations budget, and occasionally leading all planning of webinars, outreach activities, etc.
- Lead the development of a digital tool for measuring offsite construction maturity of private organizations.
- Manage and support the IT infrastructure and lab infrastructure for the OCRC.
- A bachelor's degree in engineering is required.
- A graduate research-based degree focused on construction is considered an asset.
- A P. Eng. designation is considered an asset.
- 3-5 years' experience in the construction industry either coordinating or managing projects and project teams.
- Training and experience in project management and Lean construction is considered an asset.
- Training and experience in civil engineering or construction is considered an asset.
- Experience in research, understanding of off-site construction, and a strong professional network in the construction community.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Experience in event and competition planning and coordination.
- Competent in the use of project management software and Lean Six Sigma.
Closing date for applications is June 8 2022 at 4:00PM.
This position is covered by the terms and conditions contained in the Collective Agreement negotiated between UNB and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551.
The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are 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.