Senior Project Manager - ID #196 - Saskatoon, SK (Area)

JOB OVERVIEW: This position will be part of a team responsible to lead and coordinate planning and execution of projects to support Mining Operations (Potash) for our client in the Regina, SK area. Project planning and execution will be required for milestones and program events for fixed plant, utilities or infrastructure assets with scope that will vary in size, scale and complexity. The Project Manager is a well rounded individual with a work history in underground mining, mine engineering and project management. Minimum 10 years experience in the mining industry is required and candidates must meet job specific site requirements to be considered for the position.


The responsibilities of this role are mainly but not limited to:

Work closely with the Project Management Lead, Operations lead, engineers and the project sponsor to ensure project meets objectives (i.e. budget, timelines, scope)
Use standard project management tools and processes to manage and execute work
Create or review project execution plans, schedules, budgets, resource requirements
Organize the cross-functional team and other resources to execute day to day activities required to support project deliverables
Manage execution plans and scopes of work and provides guidance to project team members on complex issues
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, EH&S practices and procedures, and follows Process Safety objectives
Recommend and implements remedial actions as required
Build and maintain project management tools to track execution and manage changes in scope
Prepares and delivers project reporting for various levels of leadership


Mechanical Engineer preferred or relevant technical diploma or university degree with 10+ years’ of increasing responsibility in various positions on large resource projects working for Owner Organizations
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in fixed plant, utilities or infrastructure assets is preferred
Previous field experience in an Oil and Gas operating environment and/or mining is preferred
Certified Project Management Professional PMP preferred
Project management experience coordinating the activities of multi-disciplinary teams assigned to the project
Developed leadership characteristics as well as advanced interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Strong facilitation skills are essential
Initiates problem solving; devises ways of reaching objectives in the most effective / economical manner
Builds cross-functional relationships to gain support and ensure the success of the organization
Experience in a potash environment


Ability to work across boundaries (interaction with, and understanding impacts to, both functional and business unit leaders at various levels of leadership)
Ability to lead moderate to large cross-functional project teams to safely, reliably, cost effectively and efficiently execute project scope
Ability to lead various internal and external stakeholders in the delivery of highly complex projects
Ability to network, relationship build, and influence change
Work independently with limited supervision, seeking clarification as required.
Solves problems requiring investigation and interpretation using established procedures and methods.
Be able to exercise leadership without formal authority and work in a team environment
Have demonstrated leadership skills for delegation, negotiation, influencing, and consensus building to coordinate work to meet objectives
Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

SCHEDULE:4/3 or 8/6 rotation

CONTRACT: 8 month term with possibility for extension

HOURLY RATE: LOA and Travel Allowance may be offered to candidates requiring travel. Preference given to local Saskatchewan residence.

You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with job site policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

WestCorp Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Reference Job ID #196