24 days old

Project Coordinator

COWI
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7L 0E5

WHO WE ARE

Since 1930, COWI has pushed the boundaries of design through our involvement on major infrastructure projects worldwide.  We are 7,300 people globally, of which approximately 1,300 are employed within the Bridge, Tunnel and Marine Structures (BTM) business line.

 

In North America, our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. We continue to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

 

OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a Project Coordinator to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

 

The incumbent will be part of a functional team that is responsible for providing coordination and management services to ensure projects meet the company's Quality and Project Management standards and other requirements. He/she advises on project management best practices while supervising the complete lifecycle of a project with direction from the Project Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in project planning for such elements as resource needs, project scheduling, and budgeting;
  • Monitors and reports project resources, scheduling and budget performance;
  • Assists Project Managers in the achievement of project financial performance and profitability targets by providing support in cost control management;
  • Assists Project Managers with any Cockpit financial management needs including but not limited to tracking and managing earned value and estimate to completions, creating and analyzing reports, timesheet verification, and reviewing expense reports;
  • Liaises with the Finance group for internal and sub-consultant invoice management;
  • Assists in and supports the collection of overdue Accounts Receivables;
  • Facilitates meetings through activities including but not limited to scheduling, preparing meeting agendas and drafting of meeting minutes;
  • Attends project status meetings and prepares reports and other associated documentation;
  • Supports the maintenance of internal and external relations through communication with clients, project teams and any other relevant stakeholders in coordination with Project Managers or delegates as appropriate;
  • Assists in management of project scope, and risk and procurement management processes;
  • Reviews and prepares contracts, proposals, agreement letters, change orders, NCRs and other relevant documentation;
  • Communicates Quality and Project Management requirements to project teams and any other relevant stakeholders as appropriate;
  • Conducts monthly review meetings with Project Managers;
  • Assists in and supports the collection of overdue Accounts Receivables;
  • Prepares and develops comprehension in contracts, proposals, agreement letters and other relevant documentation;
  • Develops and implements document controls, communication protocols and other project management systems;
  • Recommends and supports the development and implementation of best practices for Project Services across projects;
  • Support staff planning to all assigned projects and provides updates of project staffing needs;
  • Organizes and maintains hard copy and electronic project accounting files; and
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Completion of post-secondary education in engineering, business, project management, construction management or related field;
  • Minimum 3 years' previous relevant experience in a similar project coordination/management, project controls, commercial contracts or financial role, ideally within the construction or engineering environment;
  • Understanding of project management fundamentals (ie. earned value analysis, work breakdown structure, project management plan development, etc.)
  • Superior planning and organizational skills combined with the ability to work under pressure on multiple and competing deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving abilities;
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities, deal with ambiguity and work with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Collaborative teamwork and leadership style;
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management;
  • Proficient in scheduling software such as MS Project, Primavera, and/or CPM Logic, or equivalent;
  • Ability to work with staff located remotely;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or in the process of obtaining an asset; and
  • Experience in the A/E/C industry an asset.
     

COWI AS A WORKPLACE

At COWI, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe.

 

At COWI, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with high-caliber professionals and learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional.


COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, health benefits, 401k or RRSP with up to 5% match, competitive compensation and various other perks.

 

COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Engineering
Posted: 2019-04-25 Expires: 2019-06-09

COWI

Since 1930, COWI has pushed the boundaries of design through our involvement on major infrastructure projects worldwide.  We are 7,300 people globally, of which approximately 1,300 are employed within the Bridge, Tunnel and Marine Structures (BTM) business line.

In North America, our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. We continue to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

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