Project Manager

Opportunity Reference #
North Bay
Posting Date
Closing Date
Time Sensitive


POSITION:                 Project Manager

REPORTS TO:           Manager Business Planning, Analysis & PMO

DEPARTMENT:          Business Planning, Analysis & Project Management Office

LOCATION:                North Bay

REFERENCE:            800-40B-23


Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) is an Agency of the Province of Ontario that provides efficient and vital transportation services.  We employ over 750 skilled professionals and are over 120 years old and proud of our heritage and connection to the communities we serve.  We are focused on moving forward with the goal of being a valued leader in transportation.  We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, paid vacation, 3 paid personal leave days along with discounted transportation on our bus and passenger rail services.


The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines within scope and on budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle.


  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Track project milestones and deliverables
  • Support the operations in the initialization and planning of continuous improvement projects
  • Take a lead role in promoting and improving processes, expectations, and results within projects
  • Value stream mapping processes to identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Design, develop and document administrative and production processes to help improve safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Diagnose operational processes to identify areas of improvement
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of the BAPMO
  • Some travel required in the Ontario Northland service area



  • College diploma or university degree in technical/business related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of project and process development and execution
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as MS Project, and have previous experience leading technology projects
  • Experience with Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) and related tools such as Microsoft Visio/Mind Mapping
  • Proficient with corporate computer software
  • Experience developing and delivering training materials, courses, and programs an asset
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Flexible during times of change
  • Ability to work with team members of all technical and project management skill level
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • PMP/CAPM designation considered an asset
  • Formal training and/or certification in Lean Six Sigma considered an asset
  • Bilingual (French and English) is an asset
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Committed to company health & safety


The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Employment references
  • Education verification

CLOSING DATE:  July 3, 2022 no later than 11:59 p.m. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter and resume (provided in one document), stating reference name and number to:                                         


Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.                     

Pour des renseignements en français composez le 1.800.363.7512 poste 494.