Project Manager

Published on: Jan 10, 2022
Entry Date
Working time
Entry Level
K+S Potash Canada GP
Canada, Bethune, Saskatchewan

Your Responsibilities

Job Description

Reporting to the Superintendent, Project Management within the Projects & Technology department, the Project Manager is responsible for managing projects for KSPC, completing project/MoC assignments from project conception to implementation and turnover to operations.  This role is responsible for the development and execution of project scope, schedule and budget.  They will work with the engineering technical group to manage design activities and the construction group to execute the project.  The types of projects this position will be responsible to lead include major and base capex, and project studies. The project management role communicates project status including progress, risk/opportunities, schedule and cost performance indicators in the project portfolio list. You will also perform the following tasks:

  • Ensure projects are executed according to the agreed upon project charter and approvals

  • Ensure project delivery schedule and scope meets the operational objectives

  • Responsible to work with KSPC corporate affairs team and on project related issues.  This includes applying and managing grants, permitting and communications required

  • Work with the capital projects controller to ensure capital cost of the projects are within budget and meet corporate reporting and accounting guidelines

  • Project Change management from project activities or external client ensuring changes are evaluated before being implanted.

  • Coordinate with Operations and Engineering to complete technical design deliverables/project scope trade off evaluations

  • Manage multi-discipline projects and a project team (indirect) for small projects (3-5 people) to large projects teams (15-30 people). Project manager will need to develop resource plans for project execution and manage the project task for that team member.

  • Work with procurement to purchase materials, setup contracts and complete bid evaluations.

  • Work with planner to issue work package and develop material and contracting plans.

  • Assist construction coordinators with technical questions and support

  • Ensure that K+S Potash Canada is at all times in compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental regulatory and internal laws and policies

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:

  • 8+ years’ experience in a heavy industrial setting, potash experience preferred

  • Minimum 10 years experience project management experience on large multi year projects

  • P.Eng designation a requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree, or 10 years project/trade/operations experience

  • Experience working/communicating with government and regulatory groups 

  • Strong project management skills including demonstrated facilitation skills.

  • PMP designation strongly preferred

  • Adapts to changing priorities and challenges throughout the development and execution of projects

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Develops and continually refines best-practice programs and policies related to subject matter.

  • Sets a high personal safety standard for them self and colleagues

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug & alcohol testing. Additionally, employment is subject to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including showing proof of vaccination will be required, with minimal exceptions, unless prohibited by applicable law.

K+S Potash Canada is committed to building an inclusive and representative workforce, including Indigenous people, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by January 31, 2022.

Your Benefits

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, we are 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. 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.

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.

Be part of our team