Temporary Full Time Project Manager - Burnaby

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation


Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) is a Transport Canada certified Response Organization, whose mandate is to ensure there is a state of preparedness in place and to mitigate the impact when an oil spill occurs. This includes the protection of wildlife, economic and environmental sensitivities, and the safety of both the responders and the public.
WCMRC is recruiting for a Temporary Full Time Project Manager (1 year contract with possibility of extension) to join the Corporate Projects team, located at our corporate office in Burnaby, B.C
The Project Manager will be responsible for:
  • Manage the entire project lifecycle including developing plans, assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion.
  • Select and follow project management methods, procedures and quality objectives, establish metrics for assessing progress and conduct post-project evaluations.
  • Balance workload, provide technical and analytical guidance and work direction to project teams, review project efforts, and mitigate roadblocks that may inhibit project success.
  • Assess variances from project plans, budgets and schedules and develop, implement and document required changes to ensure that projects remain within time, cost and quality objectives, and ensure communication to project teams, project sponsor and other stakeholders.
  • Provide timely project reporting and status.
To be successful in this role you will have completed a post-secondary degree or diploma and bring a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in project management.  Completion of a recognized project management designation, PMP or RMP is preferred.  You will be a collaborative team player with strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, and be able to deal with all levels of employees and management in a manner that elicits cooperation and support. In addition, excellent problem solving and analytical skills, are a must have.
At WCMRC we value open and honest communication that fosters a climate of trust, integrity in all our business practices, success through competency, creativity and teamwork, and being a steward of the environment. We believe that putting our values into practice creates long-term benefits for our employees, shareholders, stakeholders, suppliers and the communities we serve.
If you share our company values and have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.  To apply, send a cover letter and detailed resume.
We thank you in advance for your response and regret that only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
To find out more about us, visit our website at www.wcmrc.com.