Director TIS Team

Edmonton Capital Region, Alberta

Director for our team in TIS!

Job Description:

As a senior member of the Technology & Information Services leadership team, this position provides strategic program leadership and oversight of our Liquids SCADA Replacement Program: the complex conceptualization, design, procurement, build, test, and transition to operations of the SCADA systems for Liquids Pipelines and the other business units that Pipeline Control Systems and Leak Detections (PCSLD) supports.

This role is accountable for integration, coordination, planning and management of the major programs and projects required to achieve this business transformation.

If you have acquired skills in this area, apply now!

What You Will Do:
This position will lead all aspects of the transition of the existing SCADA systems for our existing pipelines and accountable for the implementation on new pipelines, transformation strategies for our applications that will be reused moving forward for our workforce.

Leads the strategic, technical and business intelligence of the area and:

Aides in the development of the strategic direction and vision as a member of the senior liquids team (SMT) and provides input into the development and implementation of the PCSLD vision. Apply deep knowledge of the enterprise service, operations and stakeholder vision for IT Business transformation.

Provides strategic senior leadership for the SCADA Replacement Program by ensuring that goals and objectives are translated into detailed operational Key Performance Indicators that coordinate the activities of the department. This will be achieved through consultation with numerous collaborators in the articulation of needs and creation of rationale, cost, risk, benefits, etc.

Conceptualizes, leads and implements the strategic multi-year program and initiatives focused on using the selected vendors offerings, the strength of certain purchased or internally developed software applications to deliver a reliable and efficient platform for the control and monitoring of all liquids pipelines facilities and related systems.

Provides operational leadership by:

leading the integration of PCSLD business processes, systems, applications and software for the LP business as a result of the SCADA Replacement Program

manage the creation of service level agreements, build training and resource plans, lead change, conduct performance monitoring, develop disaster recovery plans, etc.

Provides vendor management leadership by:

Defining and implementing an effective vendor resourcing strategy to augment the team and mitigate program risk and ensure successful delivery of program

Support vendor RFP and evaluation process including input on key contractual terms and continued management against the SOW

Provides people leadership by:

resourcing/coaching/mentoring/motivating program and project teams

being responsible for the resourcing, assignment and evaluation of all assigned internal resources to ensure the quality, cost efficiency, and timeliness of work associated with their assigned responsibilities.

Who You Are:
You possess a University degree in a related field, e.g., MBA, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent

Relevant industry certification, e.g., Program Management, technical certifications or equivalent combination of experience and education

15 years of progressively responsible and related experience, e.g., Information or Operations Technology processes and business management through mergers and acquisitions

Extensive experience in a leadership position and leading technical implementation

Demonstrable experience as overall program leader for at least 1 large scale SCADA implementation for midstream or equivalent industry

Outstanding experience leading large vendor / systems integrator teams

Experience with AVEVA Enterprise SCADA or other enterprise grade commercial SCADA systems preferred.

Proficiency in communications related to leading and acting independently

Flex Work Clause
Client provides competitive workplace programs that differentiate us and offer flexibility to our team members. Client's FlexWork (Hybrid Work Model) offers eligible employees the opportunity to work variable daily schedules with a flexible start and end time, to opt for a compressed workweek schedule, and the option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays. Role requirements determine your eligibility for each option or combination of options.


Physical Requirements include but are not limited to:
Grasping, kneeling, light - moderate lifting (objects up to 45 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.

Mental Requirements include but are not limited to:
Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand sophisticated problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, coordinate and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and connect with individuals via telephone.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Client is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting

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