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Project Manager – Automation - Cirque du Soleil

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Montréal, Quebec
Position: Project Manager – Automation
Deadline: December 29, 2017
Posted: November 29, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Temporary position, duration of approximately 18 months

As an ambassador of the Production team, you will be required to work in collaboration with the project team to accomplish the following tasks:

- Coordinate with all stakeholders to collect, create and manage all automation control system and theatrical rigging system requirements;
- Coordinate and manage the design, procurement and supply of any production supplied automation and rigging elements;
- Assist in the cost analysis of all automation control and theatrical rigging system equipment; and cost management of production supplied elements;
- Manage all procurement documentation (including plans, specifications, correspondence, contracts, submittals, and documents related to construction, delivery, coordination, changes, issues, payments, acceptance and close-out) and coordinate with procurement and legal departments for any production supplied elements;
- Identify and monitor risks, issues and changes, and work with the project team to resolve them;
- Manage change requests, and coordinate the change process with the project team;
- Attend coordination meetings, write progress reports, and manage the collection and filing of correspondence;
- Participate in all automation control and rigging systems acceptance activities, and conduct acceptance activities for production supplied elements;
- Conduct risk assessment analysis and coordinate with Health and Safety department;
- Collect feedback from suppliers, operations and project teams;
- Collect, write and hand-over final documentation and obtain final acceptance;
- Coordinate close-out activities with suppliers, operations and project teams.

Qualifications / Required Skills

We want to meet you if you have:

- DEC (college-level diploma) in theatrical technologies or equivalent experience in large scale international theatrical productions;
- At least six years’ experience in development and delivery of automation control and theatrical rigging systems equipment as well as automated winch systems, including 4 years as a project manager;
- Contract and procurement management experience;
- Cost and schedule management experience;
- Risk Assessment analysis and Management experience;
- Knowledge of various techniques and materials as related to theatrical rigging and automated winch systems;
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
- Knowledge of French, an asset;
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCad applications;
- Availability to travel and work temporarily in foreign countries.

Additional Information

You will love to:

- Make a real visible difference in what you do;
- Learn and grow within our international environment;
- See our shows and contribute to their success;
- Eat at our cafeteria and discover its gourmet menu;
- Host meetings while watching artists in training;
- Work out at our gym or play volleyball on our outdoor court;
- Take public transit or to park at the Cirque’s expense;
- Grow your kitchen garden;
- Recall our legendary parties;
- Get involved in our community.

Salary: To be discussed

Contact Information

Please submit your candidacy here : http://cirk.me/2Agk0Gp

Employer Profile

Life at Cirque is about sharing our passion and about creating wonder with talented colleagues, all the while delivering at the highest quality in a fast-moving environment. Boldness and curiosity are a part of our DNA and hopefully a part of yours too. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, shift trajectories, have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves and meet new challenges.

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