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About the position:

Currently looking for an Intermediate Project Manager. The position is to start ASAP. It is onsite at different PMO’s in the Ottawa/Gatineau area, although during COVID19 this role is being conducted remotely.

  Tasks for this role may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide the Project Directors with advice or guidance on the plans or process to advance assigned projects or programs through the project approval gates until it transitions from the PD to a departmental project management office or through project completion for capital equipment projects
  • Plan and implement project or program activities
  • Liaise or coordinate with internal and external agencies
  • Provide general administration support to complete Project Director duties, including, but not limited to, scheduling meetings, drafting agenda and minutes, editing and proofreading of documentation, drafting reports, processing statements, invoices and other documents, assembling and disseminating correspondence and briefing materials;
  • Develop SOPs to support project and program activities
  • Make all necessary preparations in order to actively participate in any meeting convened by the Project Authority
  • Act as a first point of contact between contracted support and client support

  Deliverables for this role may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Briefing notes, project approvals and other general administration documents for projects or programs
  • Draft project plans and documentation in a format acceptable by the Project Authority
  • Presentations for project approval briefings and review boards
  • Documentation from reviews of project approval documents to ensure they are clear, concise, accurate and comprehensive
  • Documentation identifying and advising Project Directors with ways to document requirements for project approval
  • Developing Statement of Operational deficiencies, assessing and addressing project risks and problems, as well as developing options to address project issues
  • Maintain an electronic library of work in progress, delivered items and review comments, and must perform version control on all documentation
  • If required by the Project Authority, the Contractor must prepare minutes of all discussions and/or records of decisions of meetings and must provide them to the Project Authority for review and approval
  • Draft project documents and briefings major and minor projects and programs. This includes the documents and briefings as follows and any related documents


  • University, College or CEGEP degree or diploma
  • Over two (2) years of practical hands-on experience working on project approval activities, in support of Federal Departmental capital equipment projects
  • Experience working on the identification/initiation phase or a Business Case Analysis for a Federal Departmental major capital equipment project
  • Experience working on the options analysis phase for a Federal Departmental major capital equipment project
  • Already hold or have the ability to obtain a Government of Canada Secret Clearance


  • A valid PMP from the Project Management Institute
  • Previous working experience with DND and/or RCAF
  • Bilingual (French/English)

  ##Type of Assignment

Full-time, contract

Become a part of the Calian team and join over 3,000 professionals working on projects that span Canada, U.S. and international markets. Our capabilities are diverse enabling us to offer professionals career opportunities within business and technology services in health, training, engineering and IT services as well as within the design, manufacturing and maintenance of complex systems to the communications and defence sectors. Founded in 1982, Calian is a Canadian company that is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CGY).

Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and others who may contribute to diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.


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