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Program Manager - 31424

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 21, 2022
Posting End Date: Dec 5, 2022


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
The Program Manager is responsible for working with key Business Units within Air Canada Maintenance to ensure proper program management structures, staffing, and funding in order to achieve successful program and/or project delivery of aircraft related initiatives. The Program Manager offers a variety of project management tools and techniques to ensure successful implementation strategies and controls. The Position is reporting to the Director, Engineering and Major Projects. 

Key Functions & Accountabilities:  
  • Work with the Air Canada Maintenance Business Units to ensure successful project delivery, 
  • Work with stakeholders to define and implement project structure, scoping and planning, change management, trouble reporting, issue tracking, status reporting and other key functions that are part of the project management lifecycle 
  • Provide leadership on the project initiatives 
  • Work with external advisors and Business Units to leverage best practices on project management tools and techniques
  • Work with other Managers to identify and resolve inter-branch and inter-program issues and priorities related to cost savings initiatives/projects 
  • Work to provide program updates through charts/graphs and other presentation formats


  • Project and Program Management experience 
  • PMI Certification or the equivalent an asset 
  • Bachelor degree or MBA or equivalent
  • Requires in depth expertise and knowledge of Program Management principles and techniques to propose and implement different types of solutions within Business Units 
  • Airline operations experience (an asset) 
  • Aircraft import and export experience (an asset)
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

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