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Project Managers

Requisition #1775752
Job LocationCanada-British Columbia-Burnaby
Job StreamProject Management
Job TypePermanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions Open1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date11-Jul-2013
Travel RequiredOccasionally
Educational RequirementsN/A
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

OSI Maritime Systems Ltd. (OSI) is looking to recruit experienced Project Managers over the next year to lead complex and involved multi-disciplined Integrated Navigation Systems projects throughout the world.  Located in OSI’s headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, these positions will suit individuals with drive, ambition and the desire to achieve outstanding results in a highly technical field.  The candidates must have a solid educational background as a graduate in an engineering or scientific field backed up with currency in Project Management from the PMI/APM or other global equivalent. The ideal candidates will have superior knowledge of the military marine/shipbuilding industry and will have worked in or alongside the leading navies of the world in the delivery and execution of complex projects in excess of $5m.  The ability to achieve results in a multidisciplinary team with complex stakeholders is a must.  Global travel is expected from time to time. 


In return the right candidates can expect a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program as well as the chance to live and work in beautiful British Columbia.  If you are interested in contributing to the development of cutting edge technology alongside talented and dynamic industry and business professionals, this opportunity is for you.





The main responsibilities of the Project Manager are to:

  • Provide Project Management to the delivery team through the application of best practice project management techniques
  • Provide input to the bid team at the proposal stage on project schedule, risk, milestone payment plans, cash flow and project terms and conditions
  • At the point of sales/ops handover, take overall responsibility for the delivery of the project to performance, cost and time constraints
  • Maintain the project risk register advising the Director of Operations of project risk profile on a regular basis
  • Maintain the project schedule informing the internal stakeholders of their delivery obligations and providing the customer with frequent updates on the project
  • Provide routine and regular project reports to the Director of Operations to include a report on actual expenditure to budget, ETC and EAC
  • Distribute work packages to the Operations and Engineering departments and monitor progress throughout the project cycle against schedule and budget; act to ensure problem resolution is taking place as necessary
  • Co-ordinate design reviews
  • Manage and control sub-contractors who are part of the project team
  • Represent the Company at customer held project reviews and meetings
  • Liaise with the Project Accountant




  • Education: Degree in Engineering or a related discipline; PMP/APM/PRINCE2 qualified with at least 5 years post Project Manager Professional or Management qualification experience
  • Experience:  A minimum of 10 years experience in Maritime Engineering organizations with a minimum of 7 years in a Project Manager role involving projects with a value in excess of $5m; proven track record of project management success in the delivery of complex projects in multi-discipline, multi-stakeholder environments
  • Skills:  Advanced communication skills (written and verbal); strong skills in organizing and facilitating project plan work flow between applicable parties
  • Other: In-depth knowledge of marine navigation systems and markets, formal business qualifications and training would be an asset, ability and willingness to travel as necessary; ability to obtain and maintain security clearance




To learn more about our company and/or to apply for this position, visit our careers section on our website at and submit your resume as well as a cover letter with your salary expectations.  OSI thanks all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting the short listed candidates.