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Project Specialist, Information Technology

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

 

There is never a typical day at Liberty Utilities, but that's why you will love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career. The Enterprise Program Management and Transformation Office is a new, exciting and growing team to be part of!  

What will you do?


Reporting to the Director – Enterprise Program Management, this position will assist program and project leaders with administering and controlling all aspects select projects. This includes the creation and administration of the project plans, project documents, time reporting and financial controls. 

A professional in this position will have the following responsibilities.

Accountabilities

 

 

  • Assist project management leadership in monitoring, controlling, and administering project progress and performance and other aspects of project management (scope, time, cost, quality and risk)
  • Compile and issue, with the support of Project Managers and other leaders, presentations, status reports and dashboards across stakeholder teams inclusive of senior leadership 
  • Ensure deliverables across teams maintain established quality standards with consistency
  • Ensure project controls and policies are applied and functioning according to defined processes  
  • Evaluate project needs applying governance controls when necessary to enable successful delivery
  • Facilitate project change request management process ensuring impacts are reflected in the plan
  • Maintain project document repositories prepare content for various recurring meetings 

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Business degree, engineering, computer science or equivalent experience 
  • Nice to have: Project Management Professional (PMP)®credentials 
  • 4+ years in a project management, project controls or similar role, supporting one or more projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both business and technical situations
  • Proficient with and Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio)
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent activities  
  • Track record of preparing exceptional delivery team, management and executive project reports
  • Understand the importance of change management principles and leverage communication plans/mediums to achieve buy-in
  • Experience in energy & utilities including regulated electric, gas and water is an asset 

#LI-CS1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (helath/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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