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5 Jun 2017

Part-Time Manager, Technology Services (Airport Applications)

Vancouver Airport Authority – Posted by babbott Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to reach our goal of 25 million passengers by 2020! Safety is at the core of everything we do; we’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people. We’re a BC Top Employer for 11 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness! And we’re looking for someone to join our team.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Technology Services (Airport Applications) in the Information Technology (IT) Department. Reporting to the Director, Technology Services (Digital & Airport Applications), the successful candidate will lead a cross functional team to meet IT customer requirements through the effective planning and managing of the systems that support airport business functions. The portfolio of systems include Common Use, Baggage, Flight Management, CCTV, Access Control and Parking systems.

Key responsibilities include:
 Overseeing the work of a team of Business and Technical Analysts by ensuring that both day-to-day and project work is being delivered appropriately
 Providing direction to a team of Business and Technical Analysts which includes monitoring work efforts and performance, hiring, coaching, motivating and supporting developmental activities, conducting formal evaluations and applying appropriate discipline
 Participating in, and delivering on, all components of the SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) that includes: Planning, Analysis, Requirements, Design, Development, Integration & Testing, Deployment and Maintenance
 Participating in departmental budget planning and management
 Managing annual capital and operating budgets efficiently and responsibly
 Negotiating and managing vendor contracts
 Developing and maintaining positive relationships with our internal and external customers

Key qualifications include:
 Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, management/business information systems or related field plus 7+ years’ recent, related experience in managing complex business systems projects – requirements, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and change management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
 2 to 5+ years’ management/supervisory experience  Experience in the airport/airline industry while not required is considered an asset
 PMP designation or equivalent considered an asset
 Experience in managing/coordinating technical tasks delivered by internal and external resources
 Demonstrated ability to teach/mentor and educate staff in complex airport business software solutions as well as other IT systems capabilities and best practices
 After hours work may be required in certain situations
 Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, users, staff and team members, both written and verbal.
 Possess excellent critical thinking skills with the capability to envision creative solutions to complex and challenging business process/system issues
 Solid relationship building skills with all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
 Motivated self-starter
As part of our recruitment process, short-listed candidates will be required to take part in a management assessment process.

Vancouver Airport Authority welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-303-3152 or We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodation of your disability and ensure fairness in our hiring process.

How to Apply

Reference no.: 17-53 Application deadline: June 13, 2017 To apply: Visit > Careers > Current Opportunities

Job Categories: Engineers, Architects, IT, Natural Science. Job Types: Part-Time.

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