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WSP Canada

Lead, Project Management - Industrial & Resources

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Lead, Project Management with significant experience in managing projects and people to support the growth of our Industrial & Resources group in Saskatoon. This position will be in support of small to medium size projects with high-performing multi-discipline teams. The Lead, Project Management will develop relationships with clients, manage our team of Project Managers, develop project scopes of work, establish project budgets and then plan, schedule and execute the projects. Experience with Saskatchewan mining and industrial clients is required. #WSP-ERI

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • 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.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:
  • You will manage/oversee all aspects of the project, including cost and schedule performance by project team in accordance with the Project Execution Plan and Project Procedures
  • You will provide leadership to the project management team to ensure effective team development and performance
  • You will implement Project Procedures in the execution of the project
  • You will ensure that all deliverables, including drawings, reports, and plans meet contract quality and schedule requirements
  • You will monitor the progress and earned value results from all disciplines and makes informed decisions on the basis of commercial and technical input
  • You will plan and issues all project drawings, specifications, bid summaries, purchase requisitions, and has an understanding of the cost reports to confirm the documents have been prepared in accordance with the project's contractual and procedural requirements
  • You will keep management informed of new or emerging risk issues (technical, schedule, quality)
  • You will deliver engineering projects in accordance with client requirements and in line with company and industry best practices
  • You will monitor project and identifies changes in the scope of work. Notifies client of changes in scope of work and submits project change requests before execution of the work
  • You will maintain excellent relationships with clients, suppliers, third party stakeholders and the project team
  • You will be an active participant in innovation, continuous improvement and optioneering initiatives
  • You will be involved in growing the project management team by identifying and hiring strong candidates to continue WSP's growth within the region
  • You will help drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.
  • You will ensure that all lessons learned from previous projects and from respective phases of the projects under their control are captured and reported upon.
  • You will lead and or support Business Development efforts in proposal preparation, developing of client relationships and identification of new business opportunities.
  • You will attend regular site visits to client facilities
  • You will attend to other duties as assigned/required

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • Engineering degree, PMP or P.Eng. designation
  • 10 to 20 years of experience in a consulting environment focused on Mining and/or Industrial clients
  • Significant experience managing capital projects between $10M and $200M
  • People management/mentorship experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • A self-motivated individual looking for advancement opportunities
  • Ability to easily interact with clients in a multi-disciplined environment
  • Fluency in French is considered an asset
  • Must have a valid driving license
  • Must be able to travel to client sites around North America

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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-05

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