Railway Senior Project Manager (f/m/d), Toronto/Canada

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Railway Senior Project Manager (f/m/d), Toronto/Canada

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Entry date: immediately Job No.: 58977
  • DB Engineering&Consulting GmbH
  • Toronto
  • Engineering
  • Full Time/Part Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Application deadline: Open

The Company: DB Engineering & Consulting (DB E&C) is a part of the DB group, a world leading global railway company with an extensive organisation in Germany and projects around the world. Our company offers technically sophisticated and customised infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. Our mission:With our sustainable concepts, gained from our experience in project work for decades, we ensure the future success of economic regions, make important contributions to the protection of the environment and help shape the world of the future. We represent 180 years of rail experience and our infrastructure projects connect continents. We set the standard for transportation and modern mobility.

Our new branch in Toronto, Canada, seeks a motivated and experienced Senior Project Manager for railway projects. The position provides you with many opportunities to demonstrate how your unique skill-set can enhance our projects. You will be part of an innovative team, contributing to the modernization of rail systems in North America and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Canada. It requires a highly responsible and accountable individual who communicates clearly, efficiently and proactively. The job opening offers exciting challenges and potential for career growth.

Your tasks:
  • Full responsibility and accountability for the successful delivery of railway projects in Canada and North America.
  • Implementing and delivering consulting and project services to internal and external providers on time, quality and budget 
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts and addenda with clients, partners, subcontractors, and business units of Deutsche Bahn group (DB AG,) in close consultation with the CEO Canada 
  • Representing the company, its activities and interests towards customers, business partners, and service units of DB AG
  • Ensuring successful allocation of the resources for projects in the region
  • Assuming responsibility for project and contract management and simultaneous contract-related project costing
  • Drafting project-specific concepts, ensuring accurate document management and reporting, in close coordination with the CEO Canada
  • Designing and implementing specific project structures, responsibilities and staffing in accordance with company guidelines
  • Implementing project-specific risk analyses, initiating countermeasures to limit risks, identifying technical and contractual risks for financial evaluation and, through the Corporate Controlling team, ensuring that they are taken into account in the processes and used to steer the service unit
  • Carrying out technical controlling and governance 

Your profile:
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in engineering 
  • Minimum of 10 years’ of experience as a Project Manager/Project Delivery with a focus on railway operations/transit
  • Registered as a P.Eng with the Professional Engineering Association in Canada
  • Ability to interact and present technical information clearly and concisely
  • Customer orientation and ability to understand requirements and apply technical skills to create a winning solution
  • Experience in dealing with key stakeholder both internally or externally
  • Ability to calculate projects, work packages
  • Experience in managing international teams, experience in managing decentralized teams is beneficial including the ability to work under pressure and manage different railway bids/projects, working within tight deadlines
  • Fluency in English is required, additional language skills, especially German and/or French, would be a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SharePoint, Salesforce

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Janiec, Monika

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Monika Janiec

Chancengleichheit und selbstbestimmte Teilhabe Schwerbehinderter und Gleichgestellter sowie eine respektvolle Zusammenarbeit sind innerhalb des DB Konzerns fest verankerte Grundsätze. Deshalb werden schwerbehinderte Bewerber bei gleicher Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt.

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