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WSP Canada

Project Manager - Mining Consulting

Full Time
4 days ago
Why WSP? A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

The Project Manager - Mining Consulting will be involved in all stages of a project's life cycle (i.e. Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Control, and Closure) for consulting services related to mining projects. Most components of this role will relate to engineering and/or environmental consulting scopes. The role will be focused on areas such as mine engineering design, environmental permitting, field investigations, desktop analyses, feasibility studies, research and many more. This project management role will work closely with technical managers and ensure the correct delivery of projects within budget and schedule.

The successful individual will need to already be located in Yellowknife or Whitehorse or be willing to relocate.


A day in the life...
  • Responsible for managing budgets, scope, schedules, resourcing and client satisfaction while working closely with professionals from WSP's teams across Canada, and supported by trained project coordinators.
  • Must be familiar with the project scope and objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively co-ordinate the activities of the team
  • Use project management tools, methods, and best practices to plan and manage projects in a way that aligns with the expectations of stakeholders and meet business needs.
  • The role is client-facing, and strong interpersonal skills combined with direct communication, ethics and integrity is a must
  • Must be action-orientated, resourceful and have the ability to hold self and others accountable

What you'll bring to WSP...
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Environmental, Business or related discipline
  • minimum of five (5) years or work experience, including three (3) years of consulting and/or project management experience
  • French and/or English speaking candidates will be considered
  • demonstrated experience with project financial tracking, and change management related to scopes of work
  • understanding and adherence to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI)
  • experience in identifying and mitigating against project risks and developing risk registers.
  • expertise in project planning, tracking and analysis (e.g., using MS Excel or similar programs)
  • highly organized, adaptable, a developing leader, and calm under pressure
  • experience in managing multi-discipline team of consultants
  • proven focus on the management of clients and subcontractors
  • PMI Project Management Professional is an asset.
  • experience in the use of MS Project and/or P6 Primavera

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.
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