[MARMAM] Job Opportunity - Project Manager, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Scott Carr Scott.Carr at jasco.com
Mon Jul 16 11:10:20 PDT 2012


JASCO Applied Sciences is an international group of companies with over 30 years' experience in the Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Marine Construction, Environmental, Oceanographic and Defense sectors. We are a world-leader in the science related to anthropogenic noise and its effects on marine life.

JASCO is currently looking for a Project Manager in our Halifax, NS (Burnside) location. The successful applicant will lead acoustic monitoring, modeling and environmental impact assessment projects liaising with clients, team members, employees across the company and third parties such as government regulators and NGOs.

Position Overview:

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to schedule and within budget.  This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.  The Project Manager must also have leadership, communication, and collaboration skills necessary to build and lead project teams.  S/he must demonstrate effective use of negotiation, analysis, and decision-making as methods to balance project demands and keep projects on task


*         Management of environmental projects involving baseline acoustic studies, acoustic modeling, environmental impact assessment, mitigation plan development, and/or acoustic monitoring programs;

*         Proactively managing changes in project scope, identifying potential crises, and devising contingency plans;

*         Managing client relationships in the delivery of projects, enhancing these relationships and seeking opportunities for increased client value;

*         Working with Management and our Science Leads to develop and secure new business opportunities;

*         Lead proposal efforts including project scoping and LOE assessments;

*         Provision of direction and instruction to project team members including project engineers, scientists, technologists and other technical support staff;

*         Lead multiple concurrent projects and proactively track and report on their progress;

*         Track project issues risks and facilitate their resolution, including scope change, resource change, timeline, and any other major issues which may need to be escalated;

*         Contribution to technical and professional leadership within the firm.


*         A degree in environmental science, engineering, physics, or biology, preferably at the Master's level;

*         Must be Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada

*         Certified Project Management Professional or equivalent;

*         Ten years' experience in environmental consulting, five at the project management level;

*         Familiarity with issues related to anthropogenic noise and its effects on marine life;

*         Previous experience with Oil & Gas and/or Renewable Energy sectors is desirable;

*         Experience managing a global, distributed team;

*         Strong planning and organizing abilities with excellent interpersonal skills;

*         A strong team player with the ability to work independently.

Language requirements:

*         Exceptional oral and written English skills.


*         Competitive compensation package

*         RRSP and health benefits program

Please send resume to: careers at jasco.com<mailto:careers at jasco.com>

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Scott Carr
Chief Executive Officer
202 - 32 Troop Ave.
Dartmouth,  NS,  Canada,  B3B 1Z1
T. +1.902.405.3336 ex. 1001
F. +1.902.405.3337
C. +1.902.691.0174

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