Assistant Project Manager, Environmental Assessment (Associate Level)

ERM Group - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services. We are currently seeking an outstanding professional to join our Toronto or Calgary office as an Assistant Project Manager, Environmental Assessment . We are seeking an organized, hands-on professional with self-initiative, positive team attitude, attention to detail and technical quality who is interested in supporting Project Managers on a variety of projects.

The role requires experience in the mining or energy sector with some experience with environmental effects analysis, and an interest in applying knowledge and skills to solve complex challenges. The successful candidate will be a member of a larger project management team, will interact with a multidisciplinary team and will become a member of an extensive team of global environmental and social experts.

This posting is designed for a motivated, career-minded person who enjoys problem solving and working within a multi-stakeholder environment, and would like to pursue a project management career path.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide high-quality project support while successfully juggling multiple deadline-driven tasks.
Communicate and follow up with clients regarding specific projects and their goals.
Support the management of projects from the proposal phase to report completion, including coordination of multidisciplinary teams to deliver on project deliverables.
Financial tracking of project budgets.
Creation and maintenance of project schedules.
Support preparation of proposals.
Work with multiple projects within client’s scope/budget/schedule expectations.
Compile and evaluate data and assist in report preparation.
Coordinate with subcontractors.
Coordinate field schedules/logistics.
Ensure proper health and safety planning and execution of work in a safe manner.
Document control
Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees.

QUALIFICATIONS & DESIRABLE SKILLS:
Bachelor degree in Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field.
3+ years of consulting experience.
Ability to follow directions and take initiative when required.
Excellent communication, accounting and organization skills.
Excellent time management skills.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office and various project management approaches.
Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, and work independently with minimal supervision in a deadline driven environment.
Beneficial Assets

Microsoft Project or Primavera experience
Experience collecting field data for environmental disciplines such as wildlife, terrestrial ecology, soils, wetland and aquatic biology, or hydrology.
Bi-lingual in French or Spanish
If you are looking for new challenges and desire to be part of a leading company and work with specialized professionals with international standards, this will be your opportunity.

Who We Are:
As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!