We are seeking a Project Coordinator to join our team in Montreal, QC.
The incumbent will be part of a functional team that is responsible for providing project administration, coordination and management services to ensure projects meet the company's Quality and Project Management standards and other requirements.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to
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;
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;
Communicates Quality and Project Management requirements to project teams and any other relevant stakeholders as appropriate;
Assists Project Managers with any Deltek Vision needs including but not limited to creating and analyzing reports, timesheet verification, and reviewing expense reports;
Conducts monthly billing review meetings with Project Managers;
Organizes and maintains hard copy and electronic project accounting files;
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;
Updates Deltek Vision with project staffing needs; and
Performs other duties as required.
At COWI North America, 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. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to 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, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks.
COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications and Skills Required
Completion of post-secondary education in engineering, business, project management, construction management or related field;
Minimum 5 years' previous relevant experience in a similar project management role or equivalent;
Written and verbal fluency in French and English;
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.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 80 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our 12 offices across North America. At any given time, COWI's 6,200 person strong global organization is involved in more than 17,000 pro...jects across 124 countries.
Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists are internationally renowned for their work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel and marine projects. Our projects always aim to incorporate innovative solutions and push the boundaries of what is technically possible, such as designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, and creating resiliency by preparing our waterfronts and communities for ongoing climate change.
COWI North America is an international leader in bridge, tunnel and marine engineering solutions. We unite the consulting engineering companies formerly known as Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering Corporation, Ben C. Gerwick, and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.