Position: ERP Portfolio Lead - Asset Management & Operations 

Division: Strategy and Transformation 

Department: Fusion Project

Term: 1 Permanent Full Time position(s) available.

Closing Date: 02/06/2023 

Labour Group: ESA 

Posting:  1760 

Job Summary

As an ERP Portfolio Lead this position is responsible for delivering functional area leadership for people, process and technology changes within the goals and objectives of the ERP Program. Aligned primarily to the Asset Management and Civic Operations, this position will bring the relevant business knowledge and subject matter expertise to the ERP Program during planning and implementation and will be responsible to plan and support the business transition to the new system and business processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Collaborates with the ERP Program team and all civic asset management, construction, and operating divisions to prepare for, plan and implement system and business process changes. 
  2. Participates in ERP Program activities related to the Operations and Asset Management functional area and meet commitments in a timely manner. 
  3. Leads team members through issues encountered in the design and implementation of solutions. 
  4. Communicates to develop client “buy in” and support, implementation strategies, formulate project plans and address specific issues that may arise during implementation in an operating environment. 
  5. Identifies project risks and communicates credible alternatives and solutions to issues.  
  6. Leads team members on quantifying critical data for operating and asset management decision making, guides the team on data decision making related to clean up or disposal of historic data.
  7. Assists with the development of project scope, budget and priorities. 
  8. Ensures efficiency, quality and consistency by aligning team with standards for development tools, platforms, methodology and controls including alignment with the City of Saskatoon Asset Management Policy and the International Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM). 
  9. Is a positive spokes-person for the ERP Program across the organization, and works with others to accomplish ERP goals. 
  10. Establishes end to end business processes that impact multiple divisions in establishing standard business process related to identifying, planning, scheduling, assigning, executing, and analytical follow up on work.
  11. Collaborates effectively with internal and external stakeholders to determine and deliver recommendations and decisions within their program role. 
  12. Leads the development of policies and procedures specific to the ERP project for of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. Works in conjunction with the Corporate Asset Manager and the Asset Management Steering committee to ensure that ERP business practices and processes are in line with asset management goals. 
  13. Acts as the definitive source of knowledge, technique or expertise in the area of asset management and civic operations and acts as ambassador for their knowledge area. 
  14. Collaborates with experts to support organizational change management and communications impacting their portfolios. 
  15. Supports the development and coordinates user training and required materials
  16. Performs other related duties as assigned


  • A degree in commerce, engineering, or related field with applicable professional experience. 
  • A professional designation in the area of practice is required with additional certification as a Certified Asset Management Professional, Project Management Professional, or Maintenance Management Professional being an asset. 
  • 7 to 9 years’ experience in civic operations, asset management, or infrastructure and construction including 6 years leadership experience.  
  • Ability to work collaboratively and gain knowledge from the ERP consultants & specialists and become a functional area leader for business process change. 
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and is self-directed.   
  • Ability to articulate ideas, concepts, messages, and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics and can relate to people within the organization to support strategic project goals.  
  • Demonstrated ability to educate others with a willingness to share information.
  • Demonstrated ability to make complex decisions while considering the “big picture” perspective, with a defensible and consistent process. 
  • Demonstrated ability of successful complex problem solving analysis and skills to successfully implement change.  

Additional Requirements

Weekly Hours: 40 

Salary Range: $117,900.96 to $138,533.28 CAD per annum (2022 rates)


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity 


The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@saskatoon.ca.