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WSP Canada

Senior Project Manager, M&A [OneIT]

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Senior Project Manager will report to the Program Manager or to the HUB IT PMO Director. You will be responsible managing and controlling all aspects of your project in accordance with a defined framework and tool set. You could oversee Project Managers projects and be a point of escalation where you have a direct report. You will also work with your HUB Portfolio Manager, business leads and various stakeholders ultimately accountable to the HUB IT PMO Director.

Main Responsibilities:

The Senior Project Manager, IT PMO is responsible for:
  • Overseeing complex single-stream projects.
  • Point of escalation for some projects.
  • Coaching and supporting project managers and project controllers.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Work directly with customers to ensure deliverables fall within scope, budget and timeline.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Ensure the coordination and completion of projects on time, within budget and within scope.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and costs.
  • Coordinate internal resources, 3rd party suppliers and delivery partners as required.
    Ensure risks and issues are addressed throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Adhere to governance as defined within the PMO process.
  • Produce project status management reports.

  • Ensure project documentation is produced and maintained.
  • Interface with the wider global IT Organization and global IT PMO as necessary e.g. for Design
  • Work within the company's financial processes.
  • Engage with stakeholders as required.
  • Working outside of normal working hours where project delivery requires it.
    Always adhering to WSP Health and Safety standards.

  • A relevant program/project management qualification preferred (e.g. PRINCE Practitioner, PMP) would be preferred.
  • PFQ, PMQ (Desirable)
  • ITIL v3 Foundation as a minimum, preference for certification in one of more of the following: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, Continual Service Improvement. (Desirable)
  • Practical knowledge of methodologies and frameworks: Lean, six-sigma, Agile. PMI-ACP desirable
  • Experience with and strong knowledge of governance frameworks
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

Other Requirements
  • MS Project Experience.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required.
  • Must be able to work independently and collaborate effectively with peers and leaders.
    Proven working experience in project management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a proactive self-starter who can also work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be detail oriented with good organizational skills and capable of multi-tasking.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to unblock complex problems.
  • Effective use of Office 365.
  • Developing and tracking budgets.
  • Act as a professional ambassador for the IT PMO Organization

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 2024-08-13

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