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WSP Canada

Lead Resource Planner [OneIT]

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description

Position Summary

As the Lead, Resource Planner IT PMO, you will report to the Director, Office of IT PMO, and be responsible to oversee the global resource planning based on priories and capacity, supporting HUB PMO Directors and Project Managers.

Main Responsibilities:

The Lead, Resource Planner of IT PMO is responsible for:
  • Resource Management: Ensure effective resource allocation and capacity planning according to their skillsets, pervious experience, and availability to optimize project deliverables.
  • Ownership of resource planning tool(s), design, implementation, and maintenance of the tool(s).
  • Monitoring day-to-day project activities, workloads and corresponding resourcing.
  • Manage resource conflicts.
  • Knowing all the current and upcoming projects and business development activities, and plan resourcing accordingly.
  • Documentation of resource planning process
  • Metrics and Reporting: to meet set KPIs, which include but are not limited to; resource utilization, track planning forecast compared to actuals and provide insights for business process improvement.
  • Stakeholder management: Collaborate and support Portfolio Manager, HUB IT PMO Directors and key stakeholders to manage project resourcing needs and priorities. Maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, fostering trust and alignment.
  • Always adhering to WSP Health and Safety standards.
  • Bachelor's degree in human resource management, information technology, business, management, or a similar field
  • 5+ years' experience in PMO or program/project management on resourcing projects.
  • Experience working with resources that are geographically dispersed.
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization structure.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a focus on driving continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • End to End understanding of IT lifecycle (pipeline, resource, demand, project delivery and financial)

Other Requirements
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required.
  • Presentation and training skills is an advantage.
  • A relevant program/project management qualification preferred (e.g. PRINCE Practitioner, PMP) would be preferred.
  • Familiarity with ITIL v3 or above would be advantage.
  • Must be able to work independently and collaborate effectively with peers and leaders.

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 2024-09-08

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