Project Manager – Waterfront Masterplan – District of Mission (Mission, BC)

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.

working for a growing community and making a difference…
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley…
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you…

You may be the person we are seeking.

Project Manager – Waterfront Masterplan

The District of Mission has an exciting 18-month temporary, full-time opportunity for a Project Manager to coordinate, facilitate, review, direct and manage the daily operational activities for this major comprehensive Waterfront Revitalization master-planning effort. Information regarding the revitalizing of the waterfront can be found at

Duties include liaising and working collaboratively with project consultants, contractors, municipal staff, landowners, senior government agencies and other stakeholders and the community-at-large to ensure the processes and project delivery objectives are aligned with the strategy and are delivered on time and on budget.

This position requires leadership, foresight and exceptional organizational and communication skills. You will be coordinating efforts from the initial lead to job completion. You will manage all aspects of the project including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities and monitoring and summarizing the progress of projects for presentation to Council, stakeholders and the community.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day project management of the Waterfront Revitalization Masterplan effort
  • Frequently interact with municipal staff, project consultants and other stakeholders
  • Create documentation for project plans, project status reports, timelines, project issues and risks as needed for the project
  • Monitor project schedules, budgets, and work progress and quickly identify and address project scope and budget discrepancies
  • Develop and provide management with regular and timely status reports and benchmarking metrics of projects
  • Develop and build on established partnerships with internal and external stakeholders necessary to successfully deliver on the project objectives; ensuring that stakeholders are identified, engaged, informed and give opportunities to shape planning outcomes as applicable.
  • Assess efficiency of current processes to develop specific recommendations to improve efficiency and organizational agility
  • Review legal agreements with consultants, contractors, etc. and recommend actions as appropriate

As the ideal candidate, you will have a post-secondary degree or diploma, preferably in Business Administration and 5 to 7 years of experience in successful project management in urban planning, civil engineering, property development or a related discipline. You will also have experience with financial analysis, financial models and proforma development and supervising staff. Fluency in more than one language is an asset.
This temporary contract position is excluded from the bargaining units and offers a wage commensurate with your qualifications and experience. Working remotely and other flexible work arrangements may be considered.

If you have what we’re looking for and you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with a group of enthusiastic and dedicated people, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2021-02) by Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 4:30 pm.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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