Program Support Officer _Planning_ Ottawa_ Ontario Reporting to by sdaferv


									                         Program Support Officer (Planning)
                                  Ottawa, Ontario

Reporting to the Program Support Team Leader, the Program Support Officer is
responsible for providing planning and documentation support to all aspects of DND´s
realty asset management program and project management activities. The Program
Support Officer will conduct research, interviews, and coordinate the activities of others
in DND as well as related DCC activities to prepare key supporting documentation in
accordance with Treasury Board and DND directives. The duties and responsibilities
listed below are representative, but not all-inclusive:

       •   Research, preparation and presentation of key supporting documentation
           relating to project initiation, development, definition and implementation,
           project-related policies and procedures and client satisfaction requirements.;
       •   Managing all stakeholder communication to ensure information is provided
           and decision making is made in a timely manner;
       •   Managing consultant activities for planning and infrastructure related
           programs including specialized assessments ans development plans;
       •   Drafting multi-year strategic planning and related documentation such as
           business cases, synopsis sheets and statement of operational requirements;
       •   Conducting business development through liaison with client infrastructure
           budget holders, preparing proposals and service level agreements;
       •   Coordinate work of other project staff;
       •   Providing multi-year strategic planning support and advising the client and
           other DCC staff on facility management, asset management, and strategic land
           use planning and land use proposals;
       •   Preparation of land use plans for DND/CF Bases and wings;
       •   Review and provide comments on development plans prepared by consultants;
       •   Advising on the implementation DND projects which may involve facility
           management, asset management, strategic land use planning, investment
           analysis and risk assessment;
       •   Undertake studies to determine the state of DND realty assets including
           condition, compliance and sustainability/suitability of property holdings;
       •   Advising on DND Defence Management System guidelines for the Long
           Term Capital Program (Construction) and project management directives;
       •   May act as Deputy Project Manager (DPM) or Deputy Project Director (DPD)
           on DND infrastructure projects;
       •   Must have an understanding of both DCC and DND environment;
       •   Coordinating work of other DCC project support representatives:
       •   Represents the Project Director lDND, providing guidance on matters relating
           to project aims and typically the main point of contact for developing the
           Statement of Operational Requirements (SOR)


   •   Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or a related profession combined with
       provisional or full membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.
   •   Six years of related experience, including management of significant realty asset
       development projects;
   •   Formal education or experience in Project Management theory and practice;
       designation as a Project Management Professional is preferred;
   •   Knowledge and experience in more than one of the following areas:
           o Preparation of option analyses and business cases
           o Realty Asset Management
           o Urban planning and sustainable development
           o Environmental and construction related engineering principles and
   •   Ability and knowledge to manage multiple complex projects of varying sizes;
   •   Sound understanding of applicable government regulations and policies,
       environmental and OH&S regulations and guidelines.
   •   Entrepreneurial abilities and interpersonal skills/tact, diplomacy, good judgement,
       flexible nature and a team player.
   •   Effective oral and written communication skills;
   •   Ability to work independently with clients to provide advice on projects, multi-
       year programming and project planning strategies;
   •   Ability to assess problems encountered and take appropriate action to resolve
       problems within standard project management practices;
   •   Eligible for certification as Project management Professional, CCA Gold Seal or
       other acceptable professional certification and be prepared for or in process of
   •   Good judgment, flexible nature and a positive attitude.
   •   Proficient in the use of applicable computer software programs.
   •   Bilingualism in English and French is a definite asset.

This is a continuing position at a salary range of $65,925 to $79,427per annum.

We thank all participants in advance and advise that only those candidates selected for an
interview will be contacted. Defence Construction Canada offers a very competitive
benefit package including special leave, pension plan, health, dental and vision care.

Defence Construction Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce
reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and
encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a member of
a designated group (a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a
member of a visible minority group).
If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of professionals to make your
contribution working on interesting, challenging and stimulating projects, please submit a
Microsoft version of your resumes by email to Please
clearly indicate the reference number in the subject line. The deadline for submission
is end of day May 20, 2008.

                               REF. NO. PRGSOC-RAS

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