Manager, Project Services

at Wood
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Project Services, reporting to the Vice President Mining, based in our Vancouver, BC office. This role provides overall leadership, strategy and management of the department's functions in support of the Mining & Minerals Vancouver office. If you have a successful track record in the leadership of teams, working on multiple projects or diverse sizes, and you thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the right opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing direction and leadership across Supply Chain, Planning/Scheduling, Estimating, Cost Control, Document Control, and Project Administration functions on a day-to-day basis.
  • Developing, directing and implementing project plans, programs, and directives for the mining & minerals project services group.
  • Supporting Mining BU in monthly internal project
  • Supporting project teams in timely preparation and review of monthly progress
  • Ensuring the various department functions work together closely with each other and with other departments to improve project performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensuring balance and consistency of management initiatives in the department, with respect to objectives, training & development, capabilities, activities, salaries, succession plans, policies, procedures, forms, and tools (software and systems).
  • Planning and monitoring project work as well as staffing levels to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of deliverables to the business units and clients in a professional and technically superior and timely
  • Participating in the development of proposals, presentations, and meetings with clients, as
  • Implementing policies and procedures to meet professional, legislative and Company
  • Providing staff with coaching, mentoring and development as required and
  • Participating in various human resources activities such as resourcing, performance management, training and development, salary reviews and employee program initiatives.
  • Maintaining an understanding of the Company business climate internally and externally as well as across the various business units and offices across the Company.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Relevant technical diploma or university degree from a recognized school, preferably in Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related multi-discipline experience, preferably in an engineering consulting
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Project Services including: planning, estimating, and cost control or in a Project Management (execution) role.
  • Experience in a construction environment - preferably in mining, energy, and metallurgical
  • Experience in all phases of project execution, from scoping studies through engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.
  • Knowledge of project management, quality management, human resources practices, financial and other administrative principles and practices.
  • Excellent organizational and coordination
  • Ability to be open-minded and innovative with both internal and external
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership capabilities and build
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative in working with business unit and project teams in a proactive manner in order to meet and/or exceed targets.
  • Ability to utilize, improve and develop feedback and measurement systems in order to build strong leadership capabilities and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team building, problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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