Manager, Transit Technology & Innovation

Salary and benefits

MPE (2019 rates of pay) | Minimum $118,527.50 | Standard Maximum $139,412.00 | Advanced Maximum $149,800.56

Organization name

City of Ottawa


The Manager, Transit Technology and Innovation is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the Transportation Service Department for technology projects and operational support systems for transit service that are highly complex and interconnected, essential to reliable transit service, of a multi-million dollar value, normally extend over multiple years and may require extensive internal coordination or public consultation.

The Manager is responsible to establish and maintain positive client relationships with internal and external management and stakeholders. In particular, the Manager manages major contracts with several vendors who supply the operational systems and represents OC Transpo in discussions with the City's Information Technology Systems and Information Security and Digital Risk service areas.


Four (4) year honours univerisity degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Business or Public Administration, or a relevant, related discipline that would include courses in project planning and management.

Eight (8) years of related and progressively responsible experience in organizing information technology project planning, implementation and reporting activities, including a minimum of 4 years in the management of human resources and external contract resources, and the management of operating and capital budgets; preferably in a municipal or transportation setting.

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, visit our career site at www.ottawa.ca/jobs.

Additional comments

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, please advise us if you require any accoomodation.

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