Project Manager - Scientific Projects

Bureau Veritas Laboratories - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest, Bureau Veritas Laboratories might be the place for you!

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Bureau Veritas is looking for a:
Project Manager - Scientific Projects

The primary role of the Senior Scientific Specialist is to resolve highly technical or diverse problems with highly technical solutions through application of a diverse skill set. The Senior Scientific Specialist acts as a resource to Bureau Veritas’ Operations, Sales and Customer Service departments by providing high level technical support to further business development and customer retention. Examples include: development of burgeoning technologies, integration of new clients, problem resolution, process development, and new location start-up.

As a Project Manager - Scientific Projects your responsibilities are:

Science and Technology:
Provides complex technical support, guidance and leadership to Bureau Veritas’ operational, sales and customer service departments with particular focus on continuous improvement of both internal laboratory processes and internal and external customer satisfaction
Acts as the primary client contact for technology related issues
Provides technical support to internal and external stakeholders through development of data extractions, data delivery, report presentation, framework construction, etc
Provides technical support through feedback for customer problem resolution, sublet sourcing, data inter-relationship consultation, new science start up, internal consultation
Establishes and maintains relationships with technology suppliers
Reviews alternative proposals for new technologies and makes recommendations for the best strategic return on investment
Remains current with all regulatory changes affecting Bureau Veritas’ laboratory and ensure appropriateness of analytical methods and systems to meet these requirements

Develops new project plans to support the needs of corporate and departmental strategic plans
Trains internal staff on project management processes, software and technical requirements, etc
Oversees technical work performed by junior level staff as required
Provides senior level project review to ensure the appropriate level of quality in all projects and processes to meet the needs of the customer
Prepares customized reporting and ensures adequacy of report formatting/report definition
Evaluates changes in present procedures, which could improve efficiency, recovery, productivity etc.
Evaluates and validates potential processes for use within Bureau Veritas and, where necessary, develop new processes
Provides general lab support to other departments as required

Business Development:
For projects and for specific key clients the Senior Scientific Specialist will act as Project Manager
Support customer service and operations departments through the coordination of highly technical projects or business-at-risk situations.

Industry Support:
Attend industry working groups, workshops and seminars in support of company branding strategy and to support business development through customer/industry interaction and exposure to latest technological advancements

Reviews and provides input on safety and security protocols
Adheres to Bureau Veritas Code of Ethics Policy
Supports and complies with all Bureau Veritas policies, Quality System and Health & Safety program
Participates, when requested in lab and health and safety meetings
Participates, when requested in internal and external audits
Keeps work area clean, neat and organized
All other responsibilities as assigned

You are an ideal Project Manager - Scientific Projects if you have [Minimum Requirements]:

Post-secondary education from a recognized technical or science institution, including CET, BSc, or MSc degree and a minimum of 4 years of project management experience
PMP designation is required
Keen analytical problem solving skills and documentation skills
Ability to work on complex technical problems of diverse scope
Exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
Interpersonal - team approach
Strong organization and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Strong customer service skills
Extensive experience with computer programs, including MS Project and drafting software
Working in a construction environment or managing construction projects would be considered an asset

Requires out of country deployment as per business needs
This position has technical leadership responsibility
High level of work production in a fast paced work environment
May require flexible working hours, according to business demands
Workflow is determined by business needs and requires a positive attitude and ability to keep up with a fast paced environment in order to meet deadlines and maintain customer service standards
Office environment with some travel to industrial sites
Climate controlled laboratory with and in close proximity to chemicals/solvents
Safety procedures must be followed at all times

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.

When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work. Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success. Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs.

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Bureau Veritas Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are required. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

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