You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
WSP Canada

Internal Communications Specialist - Health, Safety, Environment and Quality

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP in Canada is currently seeking a Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Internal Communications Specialist to join our Marketing and Communications Team. Reporting to the Director, Internal Communications, the HSEQ Internal Communications Specialist works in close collaboration with the HSEQ team, taking day-to-day direction from a Senior Leader in HSEQ. This person will strive to engage and inform employees through innovative and outcome-focused communication strategies supporting HSEQ. The HSEQ Internal Communications Specialist is responsible for the development and dissemination of information in both official languages for all HSEQ activities and operations. All activities are undertaken to ensure that employees at WSP in Canada have access to important HSEQ information. The HSEQ internal Communications Specialist will work to build dynamic relationships with key persons in the HSEQ and Marketing and Communications teams both globally and regionally.

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 to do here:

Planning and Strategy

  • Build constructive and efficient relationships with stakeholders to effectively advise on HSEQ internal communications and develop, implement and evaluate effective strategies, campaigns and plans based on best practices.
  • Support the implementation of HSEQ communications plans and strategies in alignment with the Communications Team's plans and strategies.
  • Build HSEQ internal communication strategies to effectively mitigate risks and challenges associated with change initiatives.


  • In alignment with the Canadian Communications strategy, support an agile, proactive and personalized HSEQ internal communication approach to better meet the needs of our employees:
  • By developing and implementing innovative HSEQ internal communications strategies to ensure consistent and effective communications with employees and managers.
  • By creating HSEQ content that is focused on the needs of different audiences and designed to generate change.
  • Develop key HSEQ messaging considering the target audience, communication channels, and timing to maximize impact.
  • Develop HSEQ informative materials and provide sessions to help employees adapt to new processes or technologies.
  • Assist the HSEQ leadership team in the development of presentations and key messaging to drive improved HSEQ identity in the organization.
  • Organize HSEQ initiatives and events
  • Assist HSEQ senior leadership in communication and ensure alignment with Global HSEQ leadership vision and mission.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role. Proven experience in communications.
  • University Degree/College Diploma in communication or in a related field, combined with an in-depth experience in communication.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Bilingualism is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing internal HSEQ communications strategies in a changing environment.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with key stakeholders across the company and in influencing senior leaders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Microsoft Office suite (SharePoint, Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Previous HSEQ experience an asset.
  • Experience in the Energy, Mining or Oil and Gas sectors is a strong 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 2024-08-17

Interested in jobs like this?

Sign up for email alerts
Get job alerts

Work with our Featured Employers

M space man icon M
Watch now
H O T Marketing. Tips. Sauce.
Marketing On Mars Podcast Full episodes twice per month