Executive Director of Program Management (Winnipeg, Steinbach, Winkler)

Do you want to work for a company that’s making a difference in Manitoba? You can be part of building a superior internet service for Manitobans with Valley Fiber Ltd. Valley Fiber Ltd. is a full-service company offering dedicated fiber optic internet, TV, and digital phone for people across the province. We’re growing fast, and we’re looking for talented people to join us!

We are looking for a Winnipeg or Southern Manitoba based enthusiastic and self-motivated Program Manager/Superintendent to join our team. This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

What We Offer :
– Comprehensive benefits package
– Staff discounts on internet service and at select local businesses
– Opportunities for professional development, increased responsibility, and
– Opportunities to work on big projects that have a lasting impact on the daily
life of Manitobans

What You’ll Do:
– Responsible for monitoring all aspects of Valley Fiber construction projects for
fiber optic network expansion
– Oversee all construction projects from concept to commissioning, including
tasks such as safety, finance, risk, resourcing, and scheduling
– The Program Manager/Superintendent will have a dedicated team of project
managers and admins responsible for delivering Valley Fiber construction
projects on time and on budget
– Liaise between contractors and Valley Fiber internal support departments for
network construction to ensure construction flow
– Negotiate contracts with third party vendors while ensuring contractor
performance and quality will be a requirement
– Collaborate with project managers, contractors, and internal construction
teams to determine overall needs
– Coordinate schedules and construction processes among disciplines
– Set performance goals and deadlines
– Supervise staff and provide constructive feedback
– In field contractor coordination, site reviews, taking in contractor requests,
communicating requests to internal departments
– Material reviews and project costing reviews
– Responsible for overall reporting timelines, deadlines, and tracking project
completion and various KPI’s

What You Bring:
– Demonstrable experience as superintendent in infrastructure construction
projects (preferably in-ground fiber optic FTTH)
– In depth understanding of infrastructure construction operations and processes
– Experience in management of both third party and internal resources
– Experience in managing multiple projects across wide geography
– Experience in utilizing various construction management software
– Experience in Microsoft Project is an asset
– Ability to read civil infrastructure drawings
– Previous work experience in communicating with contractors
– Valid class 5 driver’s license is required
– ArcGIS software experience is an asset
– Proficiency in MS Office is required
– Ability to work closely with external and internal teams to drive project
objectives and tasks including reporting to executive leadership on a regular
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Demonstrated high level of professionalism
– Negotiation skills for communicating with contractors
– Ability to multitask efficiently
– Meticulous attention to detail
– Working in a fast-paced office environment
– Ability to thrive under pressure and meet short deadlines
– Understand importance of production metrics and KPI’s
– High level of organization
– Efficient time management skills
– Ability to adapt to changing priorities
– Ability to collaborate as a team player and work independently

Working Conditions:
– Be able to work from multiple Valley Fiber locations throughout Southern
– Manage project management team with continuous collaboration between
VF support departments
– Ability to work on internal systems to ensure reporting and deliverables are
being met

We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please send resume to hr@valleyfiber.ca.

Valley Fiber does not discriminate against individuals who have a disability or based on their culture, nationality, ethnicity, gender, or religion. Valley Fiber strongly encourages individuals from minority-groups to apply and is willing to reasonably accommodate where possible.