Head of division - management control

February 11, 2021

Come make a difference in a modern, booming city that cares about its citizens. An environment where your creativity contributes to the realization of major stimulating projects promoting the well-being of Laval residents. In addition to offering you career opportunities, you will be part of a large public organization with a human dimension.

For its Major Projects Office, the City of Laval is looking for a (e ):


Temporary post (maternity replacement)

The challenges that await you:

Reporting to the Director of the Major Projects Office, the incumbent manages an internal team and matrix responsible for monitoring and compliance with the Governance Framework for large-scale projects and programs. As such, he or she controls, audits and monitors the city's administrative units in terms of project and program management. He or she guides and directs the development and deployment of project and program management processes and tools with stakeholders, provides training and support to them, and performs accountability reporting and continuous improvement management of projects and programs across the organization. In this capacity, he or she collaborates with the management in the strategic planning of the Major Projects Office and establishes the orientations, objectives and programs. The division head sets the annual objectives of his or her team and implements measures to optimize the performance of the various activities for which he or she is responsible.

The division head manages the Major Projects Office staff responsible for developing and applying best practices in project and program management. He or she supports the management for the establishment of a watch with the administrative units of the City and the application of best practices in the field.

As a member of the management team of the Major Projects Office, the head of the division collaborates in its proper functioning and contributes to the achievement of its objectives. He or she assesses and recommends the human, material and financial resources required for the smooth running of the activities for which he or she is responsible and manages the budgets made available to him or her. He or she submits detailed reports and may be called upon to make presentations regarding the activities for which he or she is responsible.

Results oriented, the incumbent mentors, guides and supervises the members of the the team in carrying out their respective mandates, determines the general order of priorities, defines the objectives and informs of its expectations. He or she evaluates performance, recognizes performance and promotes staff development by recommending their training.

Profile sought:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or any other relevant field;
  • Be a member of the Order of Engineers or Architects;
  • Hold a master's degree in business administration, MBA, an asset;
  • Possess the Project Management Professional certification, PMP, an asset;
  • Have 10 years of relevant experience in the position, in a position in management within a large-scale company, preferably in the public or parapublic sector;
  • Proven experience in process development / deployment and continuous improvement (Agile, ITIL, Kaizen, etc.);
  • In addition to demonstrating unwavering integrity, demonstrate the ability to make relevant decisions thatdemonstrate good judgment and possess the following skills: results orientation, knowing how to manage change, knowing how to mobilize, customer orientation and a sense of partnership.

Ville de Laval is in full growth. It has more and more people, businesses and organizations. This development brings great challenges and raises important issues. In 2014, we launched the Rethinking Laval initiative, which made it possible to develop our city’s strategic vision: Urban by nature in 2035 . This vision is the compass that guides the development of Laval today. Working at Ville de Laval means believing in this vision. It means putting your heart and your ideas at the service of the citizen. It is rubbing shoulders with dedicated people and shaping the present to build the future.

You too, take part in the change!

Apply by February 24, 2021, by going to:

Ville de Laval applies an equal access to employment program. She values ​​diversity and invites women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, Aboriginals and people with disabilities to apply. For the latter, do not hesitate to tell us about special arrangements necessary, should you be invited to a selection process.

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