Manager of Facilities Planning

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nanaimo


Manager of Facilities Planning
Are you an experienced technical and people leader? Do you garner significant results in facilities planning, project budgeting and project delivery? If so, consider bringing your long-term strategic thinking skills and strong ability to drive capital projects to Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Planning and Operations, the Manager of Facilities Planning is responsible for managing the district capital planning department, participates in capital planning cycles, and assists with the details of the 5 year capital plan submission. With a budget ranging in value from $0.5M to $150M you will plan, implement and complete the major capital projects, together with the planning staff you will oversee. Project management work involves technical, contractual, planning and financial activities required for capital project delivery. The work involves applying project management and technical knowledge to new school construction, additions and major renovation projects (seismic, building envelope and mechanical upgrades), within longer term maintenance considerations and budget limitations
Salary : $97,964 – $122,455 Annually
Assignment : Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm
Location : District Facilities Department
As the Manager of Facilities Planning, you will:

Lead capital programs and projects effectively balancing budgets, quality and schedules.
Provide advice on project procurement and delivery strategies.
Provide direction to architects, engineers, school-based building committees and other stakeholders regarding the design, tender and construction of new facilities, additions and/or renovations.
Manage and provide leadership to facilities staff, liaise with senior administration and district managers with respect to work you and your staff design.
Prepare and administer construction contracts and consulting agreements. Ensure adherence to terms and conditions, while managing budgets and project intent.

Successful candidates will possess the following:
Education and Experience

Completion of a 2 year Diploma in a Technology field directly related to facilities, buildings, or civil technology; or a combination of education and experience
Eligibility as an Engineering technologist with Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)
A minimum of 5 years related experience, two of which must include the supervision and coordination of unionized employees

Technical Skills and Abilities

Strong understanding of public sector planning strategies, as well as internal controls and systems associated with effective infrastructure management.
Knowledge of engineering disciplines involved in K-12 sector or related facilities planning.
High level of understanding of Information Technology including, experience with AUTOCAD, and planning specific software.
Demonstrated ability to develop and evaluate program and project budgets, specifications and drawings, tender documents and tenders as well as supervise construction contracts.

Interpersonal, Analytical and Leadership Abilities

Strong interpersonal, communication and management skills in the facilities planning discipline.
Well- developed analytical and decision making skills and the ability to think and work independently in a confident manner.
Ability to formulate long range strategic plans, implement programs, provide strong people leadership to complete complex tasks, manage competing priorities and employ a high level of issues management skills to resolve differences and meet desired project outcomes.

How to apply
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Applications must include a Cover letter, Detailed Personal Résumé, and contact information for two professional supervisory references.
Please note: Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in working with us, however only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
If you have any questions or require assistance with this application process, please contact the Customer Care department at @ 1 866 806 6851 or [email protected]


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