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WSP Canada

Intermediate Professional, Strategic Pursuit Coordinator

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Strategic Pursuits Coordinator for our Transportation & Infrastructure
business line. Working within our Strategic Pursuits and Alternative Project Delivery group (SP+APD) this position will provide direct support and assistance to our major project teams and the SP+APD
leadership team. The coordinator supports the strategic planning and execution of project activities.

As a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure business line, you will be given opportunities to
apply your skills and experience on some of WSP's largest and most complex projects across a wide
variety of sectors (including highway & roads, rail & transit, water & water, and ports & marine). You
will be challenged to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines, and provide high quality support.

This opportunity is located in Canada.

Why choose 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.
  • 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 do here:
  • Work directly with multidisciplinary teams of Project Managers, Engineers, Planners,
    Designers, Analysts, sub-consultants, and other staff as required
  • Review proposed project agreements and support the identification of scope and required
    deliverables for WSP and partnering subconsultants
  • Support the development and approval process for as-sold budgets and work breakdown
    structures used to manage and track commercial performance during project execution
  • Coordinating with in-house insurance teams for the procurement and approval of project-
    specific insurance policies and other insurance coverage required by contract
  • Develop and execute management plans and in-house scope summaries with project design
  • Support change management processes during project execution, including proactively
    identifying deviations from agreed-to scope, developing change narratives and justification, assessing and quantifying schedule and cost impacts, compiling final change packages, and maintenance of project change logs
  • Organize billing drafts, compiling monthly invoices, and following up for approval and
    payment, managing sub-consultant receivables
  • Maintaining organized and up to date records of project information
  • Coordinate project-close out processes including subconsultant vendor evaluations, lessons
    learned documentation, and obtaining necessary waivers and release from clients
  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • 2-3 years of relevant project and/or proposal coordination experience
  • Post-secondary diploma or undergraduate degree (project management, construction
    management, engineering, finance, or relevant field) is an asset
  • Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage project deadline pressure,
    ambiguity, and set personal priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as the role requires continuous interaction with team members,
    project leadership, and external clients/stakeholders
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, including report and contract writing,
    editing, and proofreading abilities
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and Outlook.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • CAPM / PMP or similar designation is an asset
  • Previous relevant experience in engineering consulting or construction is an asset • Knowledge of ProjectWise and/or SharePoint document management is an asset

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 2024-09-16

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