Sturgeon County is recruiting for a Broadband Program Lead to join our team!
Sturgeon County has made an exciting, generational $7.3 million investment to begin construction of a rural fiber broadband network that will connect residents and businesses to fast and reliable Internet service.
The Broadband Program Lead will be critical to the success of this initiative, providing day-to-day leadership, and project, vendor, and operational management in support of the Broadband Initiative. This position will work with private sector partners to engage the public, coordinate and manage interrelated projects and activities, oversee a large capital budget, manage complex contracts, ensure performance metrics are met, ensure County assets are protected, and develop opportunities for growth and innovation.
We are looking for a strong project manager, confident negotiator, and strategic thinker. If this sounds like you, apply today using the following link: https: Broadband Program Lead
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide project management to County broadband projects, including:
Oversight of the broadband project portfolio
Develop or assist with project management deliverables, including Charters, workplans, status reports, change proposals, engagement plans and meeting agendas and minutes, as required
Work with County and private sector partners to develop achievable work plans
Ensure internal and external County stakeholders are suitably engaged
Monitor issues and risks, and where necessary develop mitigations and mitigation plans, executing where appropriate
Track project expenses and payments
Ensure municipal and private sector commitments are met
Coordinate municipal activities related to broadband projects
Coordinate Steering Committee meetings
Prepare and/or deliver project reports for the Steering Committee, the Project Sponsor, Leadership Team, and Council, as required
Provide vendor management for County broadband projects, including:
Undertake required procurement activities
Negotiate the development of, and changes to, private sector agreements
Ensure cost-effectiveness of projects and operational activities
Ensure project performance metrics and schedules are defined, monitored, and reported
Work with vendors to resolve issues, escalating where required
Review and provide feedback on deliverables
Recommend County acceptance of deliverables, where required
Create and/or coordinate required County deliverables, including Owner Requirements, Work Authorizations, Work Initiations, and change proposals.
Review vendor progress invoices and authorize payment based on progress achieved