17-137 – Project Manager

Our client is currently requesting resumes for the following position: Project Manager
Resume Due Date: Friday, September 1st (5:00PM EST)    
Number of Vacancies:  1
Project: Inspection & Reactor Innovation
Duration: 1 year
Location: 777 Brock Road Pickering

Job Overview

Inspection and Reactor Innovation has developed a valuable offering providing services to OPG as well as external clients. Given its unique capabilities and position in the marketplace, an opportunity exists to invest in innovation. The purpose of this position is to design a sustainable innovation process for this newly created group, Inspection and Reactor Innovation, that complements the culture and practices at Ontario Power Generation. The individual will work on a team to  develop a departmental vision, strategy and organizational structure to design a sustainable innovation process for the newly created group. The selected candidate will have interactions and present to Senior staff at OPG

  • Support the development of a newly created group, Inspection and Reactor Innovation
  • Lead the OPG pitch competition initiative and maintain a relationship with vendor/s to market, plan and execute the event
  • Research innovation solutions, frameworks, and methodologies to address specific project needs
  • Establish innovation frameworks to identify, prioritize, structure, and solve problems
  • Interview and gather data, conduct internal and external research, and issues analyses (e.g., assessment of competitor landscape)
  • Facilitate strategic workshop sessions with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop effective working relationships with senior stakeholders (internally and externally)
  • Execute rapid proofs of concept and solicit targeted feedback from key strategy stakeholder groups
  • Synthesize findings and recommendations for presentations and reports
  • Knowledge Sharing / Documentation
  • Provide project roadmap, and summary reports of each project phase to key stakeholders
  • Contribute to the success of the business by ensuring work quality of the highest level
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully implementing an innovation strategy and/ or department 
  • Knowledge of innovation tools including experience using innovation development frameworks and models that will interface with the marketplace
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills and experience in executing on the details of an innovation strategy including innovation processes and systems
  • Proven experience with innovation strategy development, competitive strategy, and scenario planning
  • Outstanding qualitative research, and presentation skills at a Senior Management level
  • Ability to synthesize interview data and integrate into meaningful reports and recommendations
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Comfort working in a virtual environment

Qualifications

Education (degree):

  • Outstanding academic background
  • MBA from a top tier program is an asset

Years of Experience: 

Minimum of 10 years of experience in one of the following:

  • Strategy development and operations consulting in an innovation strategy consulting firm
  • Strategic planning function of a global organization
  • Experience with development of Innovation process is an asset

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully implementing an innovation strategy and/ or department 
  • Knowledge of innovation tools including experience using innovation development frameworks and models that will interface with the marketplace
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills and experience in executing on the details of an innovation strategy including innovation processes and systems
  • Proven experience with innovation strategy development, competitive strategy, and scenario planning
  • Outstanding qualitative research, and presentation skills at a Senior Management level
  • Ability to synthesize interview data and integrate into meaningful reports and recommendations
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Comfort working in a virtual environment

Other Qualifications:

  • High degree of comfort working in an unstructured environment that requires solving complex, open-ended issues with incomplete data and little direction
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to be self-directed and contribute to engagements
  • Collegial team player who can work in a small team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and act in utmost confidentiality with sensitive leadership information
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to work effectively with and influence senior leaders

Diplomacy, poise, maturity and empathy are all key attributes for success

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