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Senior Project Management Specialist
Posted on September 23, 2022
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST Located at 3099 Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A 4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding has a proud history as Canada's shipbuilder. A proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies, we have been building quality vessels and fabricated modules for more than 50 years, and our Halifax Shipyard has been at the forefront of Canadian shipbuilding for 130 years. Since 2012, we have invested more than $400 million in facilities, people, processes, and technology, making Halifax Shipyard one of the most modern and capable shipyards in North America. Over the next 30 years our shipbuilders will construct 20 modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy, the largest defence procurement in Canadian history. This year we delivered the second lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, the largest Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years and we're just getting started. The third ship will be delivered in 2022. We are growing our team with career-defining opportunities that will revitalize Canada's shipbuilding industry and provide Canada's sailors with the ships they need to protect Canada's interests at home and abroad. Our workforce of over 2,000 will grow to more than 2,800 at peak construction of the Canadian Surface Combatants. We have built more than 80% of Canada's current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on the ships, including the Halifax-class frigates. Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Specialist, Government Furnished Information & Material (GFX). This is a permanent full-time role based in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The primary language of work is English. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women (applying for non-traditional positions), persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the 2SLGBTQ community. ISI encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter/resume portion of your application. Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment where all employees feel supported and valued. Working as part of the Program Organization, this role is primarily focused on leading a small, specialist technical project management team to ensure all Government Furnished Information and Material (known as GFX) required for designing and building the ships is supplied in accordance with Program requirements, on time and to the right quality. The Senior Project Specialist, GFX will lead activities to support the Government as a critical supplier to the CSC Program, and will hold responsibility for developing collaborative processes, readiness activities, planning and continuous improvement. The role will focus heavily on driving Government deliverables in-line with the CSC Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). This critical role will hold responsibility for the enablement and coordination of GFX within ISI via an end-to-end Product Lifecycle approach. Qualifications: Education Required: Relevant Degree and/or relevant post-secondary education (e.g., Business or Project Management); Formal Project Management Qualification (PMP or equivalent); Formal training or qualifications in Product Lifecycle Management or associated data systems - desirable; Experience Required: A minimum of 5 years' experience related to the position is required. Experience in the following fields is also required: Demonstrable experience working with Government Supplied Material and/or Information (GFX) in a shipbuilding environment; Demonstrable experience handling Controlled Goods and information subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); Demonstrable experience of working in a multi-disciplined project
- LocationDartmouth, NS
- SalaryNot available
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Starts as soon as possible
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