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WSP Canada

Global Marketing & Communication Strategist and Project Manager

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The communication, digital experience and marketing global WSP team is currently seeking a Global Marketing & Communication Strategist and Project Manager to join its ranks.

Reporting to the Global Vice President, Brand Management and Marketing, you will also closely collaborate with the Chief of Global Communications, the Global Director for Digital Experience, as well as the Vice President for Global Communications and Public Affairs.

In a dynamic organizational environment where creativity and innovation are emphasized, your primary role will be to provide strategic advisory services to the Chief of Global Communications on the planning, organization, socialization, and communication of marketing and communication initiatives. You will also play a key role in managing the team's projects by diligently planning and tracking the global calendar as well as the portfolio of marketing and communication projects.

The candidate for this position will work in a hybrid mode, spending a minimum of three days at the downtown Montreal office.


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.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:

  • Assist and support the Chief Global Communications Officer in developing strategic planning.
  • Articulate strategies through presentations and other communication tools to help the larger organization understand the team's mission, objectives, and strategies.
  • Lead the development of compelling and consistent messaging frameworks and reporting to effectively communicate across diverse audiences and communication channels.
  • Translate strategy into compelling presentations in line with the department's initiatives for various levels of the organization.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration and cross-functional alignment by working closely with internal teams and broader stakeholders.

Process management
  • Design and implement a communication strategy and project schedule aligned with the needs and business objectives of the Chief of Global Communications and ensure rigorous follow-up.
  • Develop and monitor the overall schedule/calendar of marketing and communication activities and projects.
  • Establish an internal project governance framework to enable periodic presentation of clear, consistent, and accurate dashboards and progress reports for all internal stakeholders.
  • Support, guide, and collaborate with project managers in the development, monitoring, and performance of their project management.
  • Develop and implement effective operational processes to ensure project objectives are achieved.
  • Identify opportunities to optimize various processes and propose continuous improvements to the responsible manager.
  • Manage change and ensure cross-functional collaboration at all project stages.
  • Proactively monitor to anticipate possible obstacles and develop contingency plans.

Performance Management
  • Define key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the progress and effectiveness of projects.
  • Implement detailed tracking and reporting systems to measure and analyze project progress and performance.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to optimize project management.

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • You have a bachelor's degree in business administration, communication, marketing, project management or any other relevant field of study for the position and a minimum of 8 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • PMP certification, an asset.
  • Ability to anticipate, plan for the long term and align actions with the organization's strategic objectives.
  • Oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to clearly convey complex ideas to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong demonstrated project management and performance measurement skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills: ability to organize information, resources, and project stages in a structured manner to ensure coherence and efficiency.
  • Advanced people and leadership skills to effectively manage relationships which may be indirect in order to achieve consensus, common direction, and achievement of results.
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment.
  • Comfortable working autonomously and confidence to lead with minimal supervision/direction.
  • Develop a relationship of trust and team spirit with colleagues and enjoy collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office management and Monday software, an asset.
  • Proficiency in French and English is required, writing, and speaking.

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 2024-09-09

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