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WSP Canada

Project Delivery Lead

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Project Delivery Lead to join our Rail & Transit team in Toronto, Ontario.

Reporting to the Program Director, this position will be responsible for managing and leading multi-disciplinary teams for Major Projects. You will serve as the primary point of contact for project stakeholders, define project objectives & scope, and ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

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.

#WeAreWSP

What you can expect do here:
  • Lead and/or participate in the development of project plans, defining objectives, scope, timeline, and resource requirements.
  • Act as the Primary point of contact for project stakeholders, managing stakeholder's expectations.
  • Establish the interdisciplinary review process and facilitate or lead meetings as appropriate, with a focus on ensuring integration and communication within the Project team.
  • Prepare and implement, with the Quality Manager, document control staff and Design Lead, the design management and document control plans.
  • Analyze project management and project delivery risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action.
  • Work with Team Leads/Project Managers to monitor the overall performance of projects being undertaken by the department, ensuring effective and proactive management of project finances, scope, schedule, quality, and effective client service.
  • Provide mentoring, assistance, encouragement, and motivation to team members, including assisting the Department Manager with the establishment of development and performance goals, fostering an environment focused on achievement, and formal and informal performance review.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients regarding project status and project quality, and proactively resolve issues.
  • Manage relationships with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients and vendors, regulatory authorities and technical agencies, and the public. This involves keeping the stakeholders informed of progress and issues to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables and meet the project schedule.
  • Develop or finalize, in conjunction with the PCM, CM, DL and Project scheduler, a relation-based schedule identifying all Project deliverables and milestones required under the DSA and aligned with the Project WBS;
  • Manage staffing requirements for the Project, along with addressing personnel issues or disputes as they arise. Specifically oversee the performance of direct reporting Project staff.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • An Undergraduate Degree in Engineering or Architecture;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • 10 Years of experience in Project or Design Management on large, complex rail and transit engineering and construction projects;
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of project professionals; concurrently managing issues, scope and quality while bringing projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements;
  • Experience in project planning, risk management, cost management and schedule management, and methods of analyzing and reporting project performance on financial and other KPIs;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including experience making presentations to senior management, elected officials and the public;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear, concise and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers and staff;
  • Strategic, conceptual analytical thinking and decision making skills;
  • Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change; and
  • Negotiating skills within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests.

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.

At WSP:

  • 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.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-14

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