Project Manager - Systems Upgrades

Are you seeking a challenge? Do you want to align career achievements with a personal passion to help change the world? Look no further than SysEne!

At SysEne, we are leaders in applying systems-based thinking to the delivery of complex infrastructure projects. Any business challenge is the sum of various problems or deficiencies, and experience has taught us that getting things right the first time requires a holistic approach. Our mission is to partner with entities whose operations exist to serve people and transform the ‘thinking and doing’ of work. We pride ourselves on our ability to foster innovative partnerships that empower businesses to thrive and contribute positively to society and the environment.

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Project Manager to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a critical part in guiding the development and implementation of ground-breaking projects that create long-lasting, positive change for our clients and the world. You will work collaboratively with a diverse team of experts to design and deliver high-impact solutions that address today's most pressing challenges and opportunities. We provide significant training and professional development in complex project management for large infrastructure projects. As a Project Manager, you will be instrumental in helping our clients achieve their triple bottom-line goals and make the world a better place.

The work is based in the Greater Vancouver area, with most of the work able to be done from home, with occasional site visits (e.g. to SkyTrain Stations).

Your role will be to:

  • Manage systems upgrade projects on behalf of the Owner – scope, schedule, budget, contracting, and tailoring project delivery method
  • Provide systems thinking to all aspects of the Owner’s business – organization, process, and technical areas
  • Manage a team of contractors, consultants, and internal Owner’s resources to deliver the project successfully
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to define requirements, define the project plan, report on progress, and adjust the plan as necessary
  • Support the owner’s team to improve their business as a management consultant, and be an effective change agent;
  • Manage facility systems investigations, technical systems investigations and vehicle systems investigations
  • Establish and ensure adherence to construction quality assurance programs, construction safety programs, systems quality assurance programs, and systems safety assurance programs
  • Manage systems integration and commissioning
  • Coordinate inspections, deficiency lists, corrective measures, and operational handover

Typical systems experiences shall include one of the following:

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (rail, bus, electric vehicles, charging infrastructure)
  • Communication systems (networking, radio, telecom)
  • IT systems
  • Power systems (distribution, substations, generation)
  • Customer-facing systems (passenger information displays, public address)
  • Operational systems (CCTV, tunnel ventilation systems, SCADA, security, wayside monitoring & control)
  • Facility systems (stations and building systems, operations, egress, HVAC)
  • Safety systems (fire life safety, track intrusion, guideway intrusion)
  • Automatic train control systems.

Required Education and Experience:

  • University degree in Engineering, Business, or IT
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in engineering project management or product development
  • P.Eng. Designation and/or PMP certification valued
  • Experience with public infrastructure is preferred.


  • Proven track record in PMBOK project management – integration, scope, budget, cost, quality, risk, HR, communication, procurement
  • Developing skills in complex project management – leadership, engagement, self-control, assertiveness, openness, creativity, result-oriented, consultation, negotiation, values, ethics, , innovation, strategy, change, intercultural competence
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
    • EQ is as important as IQ
    • Strong skills in listening, empathy, and walking in others’ shoes
  • Knowledge of systems integration principles and practices
  • Systems problem-solving skills to resolve holistic issues in the domains of technology, process, and people
  • Time management and organizations skills to balance and coordinate efforts across multiple concurrent activities
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Manage stakeholders from both technical and non-technical disciplines
  • Integrate new assets with operational and maintenance departments
  • Programmatic management skills to deliver a group of related projects in a programmatic manner

This is a permanent position. SysEne Consulting Inc. offers a competitive salary, extended health and dental benefits, flex time, telecommuting, and a competitive vacation package.

If you desire to grow both as a person and a professional with an organization that will value your contribution and put you in the best position to succeed, we want to hear from you.

Expected start date: 2023-04-10

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