Study Manager

Study Manager

Published on: Jun 27, 2024, Updated on: Jul 22, 2024
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2024
Entry Date
Sep 23, 2024
Working time
Entry Level
Engineering & Maintenance
K+S Potash Canada GP
Canada, Bethune, Saskatchewan

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Engineering Studies, the Study Manager is accountable for the scoping and delivery of studies from inception through to FEL3 completion. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Study Development and Management - 60%:

  • Deliver study phases in alignment with study execution strategy

  • Collaborate with Project Managers for effective transition from study to project execution phases

  • Support business case development and develop conceptual studies, pre-feasibility, and feasibility reports jointly with Project Sponsor, Project Owner, and Finance, Engineering, and Operations teams

  • Carry out necessary assessments, co-ordinate technical and financial modeling, and scenario analysis to develop and evaluate options to achieve target outcomes of the proposed project

  • Conduct value engineering and facilitate decision-making with stakeholders

  • Keep stakeholders, including relevant technical teams in K+S, engaged [and bought in/brought along] throughout study development

  • Continuously evaluate studies’ alignment with and benefit to Operations Needs, Enterprise Risk, and Strategy

Vendor and Contractor Management - 40%:

  • Oversee and coordinate portfolio/program-level work with engineering consultants, design partners, equipment vendors, and other contractors​


We enrich your life

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, collaborative in building it, and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

We are committed to being a company where every employee can contribute, grow and thrive, and where we reflect the diverse communities in which we live and work. We are working toward a truly inclusive environment, because we know that the amazing array of differences in our backgrounds, competencies, experiences, race, gender, age, beliefs, sexual orientation, identity and their intersections is key to the longevity, sustainability and growth of our organization.

In a career with K+S Potash Canada (KSPC), you can look forward to:

Good People and Great Culture

Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth

We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.

Valuable Compensation

Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits

A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program PLUS great extras such as, paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity! A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.

Your Profile

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Engineering

  • Professional designation preferred

  • 3-5  years’ Engineering experience in potash or heavy industry

  • Demonstrated experience in Engineering environments and working with EPCMs and consultants

  • Experience in FEED projects

  • Demonstrated proficiency in fostering business-focused collaboration, aligning cross-functional teams and driving projects to successful completion

  • Established leadership abilities, including influencing the decision-making of internal and external stakeholders, and coaching, mentoring, and developing a team

  • Proficient in data-driven decision-making and business intelligence, leveraging analytical tools and methodologies to enable informed strategic decisions, optimize processes and drive continuous improvement

  • Proven ability to analytically solve problems with a creative approach, and accepting responsibility for outcomes

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC's pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, and drug & alcohol testing.

This opportunity can be located at the Bethune mine, or the Saskatoon head office.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by July 31, 2024.

Be part of our team

Apply by 8/1/24

About the company

This is Us

We enrich life through the sustainable extraction and refinement of minerals to indispensable products and through our working environment, which is unique. Because it stands for everything that really matters in life: Trust, team spirit and meaningfulness for 11,000 employees at 50 locations on five continents. Welcome to K + S.
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