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Project Specialist

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 


Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.


Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

At Porter Airlines, we help find solutions without being asked. We have an ingrained streak of determination and don’t settle for good enough. We are passionate about shaping our passengers' experience whether it’s in the air or on the ground.

The Corporate Development department at Porter Airlines is leading the Commercial Growth Program. The Project Specialist will work collaboratively with the multiple leaders at the organization to help scope and execute high-value, cross-functional projects. The Project Specialist reports directly to the Vice President, Corporate Development.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are interested in the opportunity to gain experience in a new industry and contribute to a positive and unique employee culture, we’d love to talk.  


  • You are passionate about being involved in complex large-scale projects and programs

  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills, and can apply those skills at all corporate levels

  • You are detail-oriented, organized, analytical and possess strong business acumen

  • You are strong at building and managing relationships across all levels and areas of the business  

  • You thrive in a changing environment and are comfortable championing initiatives that provide fundamental change to the business

  • You love solving problems and thrive under pressure

  • You have a proven track record of learning different industries and businesses

  • You go beyond what is asked and constantly challenge yourself


  • Assist in management of company-wide projects to ensure initiatives are delivered on time, on budget and as per the scope expectations of internal stakeholders

  • Create and update detailed project plans by soliciting requirements and inputs from all stakeholders (internal/external)

  • Coordinate the activities of internal and vendor resources to ensure deliverables are met

  • Manage project communications/updates to key audiences

  • Handle multiple projects at any given time without compromising deadlines, budget or quality of work

  • Work with the business owners and stakeholders to obtain business rules and requirements, keep them updated and develop high value solutions

  • Understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations.


  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.


  • Bachelors or graduate degree

  • PMP designation or working towards PMP

  • Project management experience  

  • Experience in consulting, aviation or travel is an asset

  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Google office suite, Smartsheet, Trello

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

 LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ)

  • April 5, 2022
  • 46-78-98


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