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Director, Delivery – City of Calgary Green Line Project (WR: 539)

Alberta, Calgary
Posted 4 months ago

City of Calgary Green Line


Pekarsky & Co is proudly partnering with The City of Calgary for the executive recruitment of new senior leadership positions for the Green Line Project team. The Green Line LRT Project, jointly funded by the City of Calgary, Province of Alberta, and Government of Canada, is the largest single infrastructure project in The City’s history. Coming at a critical time when Calgary continues to face challenging economic conditions, the Green Line Program is vital to the future of Calgary and benefits all Calgarians, enabling The City to achieve significant economic, social and environmental rewards. The Green Line is designed to be both a transit system and a platform for long-term city building opportunities, spurring redevelopment and investment opportunities in Calgary businesses and communities.  It will provide efficient service and connections to destinations throughout the city, including opening new areas where people can live affordably with access to amenities, services and sustainable mobility options.

Our firm is leading the recruitment of senior leadership positions throughout this project which will progress through until an estimated date of 2027. In each of these Green Line opportunities, we are looking for individuals with strong values, good integrity, exceptional team players, and strategic critical thinkers. The Green Line will be more than just a transit line. If you bring the expertise and attributes, and you’d like to be part of a project your children and grandchildren will continue to enjoy, let us know.


Director, Delivery


The Green Line Director, Delivery is responsible for the delivery of the planning, design and construction of the Green Line Stage 1 program, including multiple Design Build Finance contracts as well as, numerous enabling work contracts. This position is responsible for the successful delivery of Stage 1 which is 20 km in length with a capital cost of $4.9B. There will be a mix of elevated, underground and at-grade stations, and numerous bridges including three river crossings.


The ideal candidate will bring senior level leadership experience in managing large, complex, high-profile, multi-partnered construction projects, ideally with direct experience in rail and urban light rail transit projects. An education in a relevant field may include business, finance, engineering, law, or project management. Career experience with managing DBF contracts for large municipal public works projects and leading large technical teams is desired, as is exceptional project management skills and strategic project leadership.


For more details on this position and candidate qualifications, please reach out directly to Ranju Shergill, Partner at ranju@pekarskyco.com  with your resume and cover letter.


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Job CategoryExecutive, Green Line, Operations

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