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Senior Project Manager, Climate Strategy and Adaptation

  1. Minerals & metallurgy
  2. Calgary, Kelowna, Vancouver, Toronto
R-117240

Senior Project Manager, Climate Strategy and Adaptation

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

    

AtkinsRéalis’s Minerals and Metals team in Canada is made up of more than 400 employees who work on large-scale projects to support mining sustainability, pit-to-port opportunities, metallurgical plant engineering, or mine closure and capabilities in the study, design, and construction of mining projects across a wide range of mining and processing methods and commodities. The team combines global-caliber expertise to provide tailored solutions for projects of any size, scope, or complexity. We believe in working openly and transparently, together, delivering world-class projects. We work collaboratively with teams across the world, from Canada to Brazil in the south to India in the east, delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. To support our growth initiatives, we are expanding our team and are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenges and want to add value to project success, both locally and internationally.     

  

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager, Climate Strategy and Adaptation to join our Global Minerals & Metals (M&M) team and to support our growth to align with the demand to supply responsibly sourced critical minerals. With the global demand for critical minerals on the rise, the need for innovative solutions has never been more pressing. The Senior Project Manager, Climate Strategy and Adaptation will ensure the successful delivery of sustainable strategies to support our clients’ transition to a low carbon economy and manage the potential climate change risk promoting adaptation strategies in the minerals and metals industry.  With a scientific and evidence-based approach, the successful candidate will contribute to developing corporate strategies, tools, practices, and processes that incorporate leading approaches to climate action along all the stages of the mining lifecycle.

This opportunity will be to support the M&M – ESG & Sustainability team located in any of the major cities of Canada: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto; including Kelowna.

Your role within the team:

  • Manage climate change risk, adaptation strategies, decarbonization strategies, and energy transition projects in the minerals and metals industry, from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports on time and budget.
  • Lead the Climate Strategy and Adaptation project delivery team, and communicate clear objectives for the team to understand and achieve project goals in context of the client’s requirements.
  • Develop tools, methodologies and procedures for physical and transitional climate-related risk assessment to assist clients’ needs and optimization opportunities for a sustainability strategy and performance.
  • Facilitate the climate-related hazard, vulnerability and exposure identification process, and link the identified adaptation opportunities to strategic organizational goals (e.g.; CapEx analysis).,
  • Develop recommendations for decarbonization strategies and energy efficiency for current operations and mine design in the minerals and metals industry.
  • Manage and develop climate-related disclosure reports aligned with main leading frameworks (e.g., TCFD, ISSB, CSRD, SASB, GRI, IFC, MAC-TSM, Copper Mark), enhancing business resiliency and long-term success.
  • Promote business development activities with current and potential clients, fostering innovation and emerging technologies, and getting involved in relevant conferences in the minerals and metals industry.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?  

  

Because we offer:  

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.  
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.  
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.  
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.  
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.  

  

The ideal candidate:
 

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in climate change risk, adaptation strategies, decarbonization, lifecycle assessment, and optimization process. Strategic understanding of related standards, and best practices relevant to the mining industry. Desirable experience with engineering consulting environment.
  • Master’s degree in Sustainability Management, Environment Science, Engineering, Climate Change, Climate Economics, Geography or related discipline.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills and abilities by succinctly conveying recommendations, ideas, and insights in reports, presentation materials, client proposals, and other written communications. Fluent in English; Spanish or Portuguese proficiency would be an asset.
  • Relevant professional designation (B.C. R.P.Bio., P.Chem., P.Geo., P.Eng., or P.Ag.) or eligibility status in Canada. Knowledge of relevant federal regulations and standards governing mining operations in Canada and United States would be an asset
  • Previous experience developing and embedding sustainability strategies within large complex businesses: e.g., along the different stages of the mine lifecycle.

 Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

Expected compensation for this role is (between Pay Range $116,600 - $160,300 annually) (Only Applicable to British Columbia). Base salaries are determined according to several parameters like skills, experience, and potential impact on the role. Internal and external competitiveness are also taken into account in our offers.

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