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CAREER OPPORTUNITY - AATC/TEEM Program Manager

As Ambient Air Technical Committee (AATC) / Terrestrial Environmental Effects Monitoring (TEEM) Program Manager you will:

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Supervision:

  • Provide direct supervision to field staff and technicians
  • Develop yearly budget and work plan for AATC and TEEM programs
  • Provide input into yearly employee and contract reviews
  • Prioritize work and allocate resources
  • Manage employee time
  • AATC and TEEM Network planning

Project Management:

  • Initiate and Manage AATC/TEEM Contracts
  • Primary contact person for all contractors/consultants on contract
  • Assist/Facilitate contracts, which may include arranging or participating in field support, health and safety planning, negotiating third party services (e.g., helicopter) etc.
  • Develop contracts including budgets, scope of work and reporting requirements with the assistance of the Contract Coordinator
  • Oversee all progress on contracts and provide monthly updates to AATC and TEEM Committees
  • Communicate with contractors on monthly project summary requirements
  • Review and authorize invoices
  • Work with the WBEA Book Keeper to develop monthly budget updates
  • Develop Requests for Proposal
  • Maintain detailed records on contracts including correspondence, scope and budget changes etc.
  • This position will also be the liaison between Alberta Government, Environment Canada and WBEA members.
  • AATC and TEEM Meetings
  • Prepare Draft Agenda, Presentations and/or other meeting materials as assigned by the AATC and TEEM Committees and approved by the WBEA Executive Director
  • Attend AATC Meetings monthly
  • Attend TEEM Meetings quarterly
  • Arrange and participate in conference calls as required
  • Distribute Summary Notes for each meeting that will include a record of Key Decisions and Actions

Experience and Education

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Have ten to fifteen years project management experience
  • A post secondary degree or diploma in chemistry, electronics, environmental science, atmospheric science or similar technical field from an accredited college or university would be considered an asset
  • Experience and knowledge with oil sands safety practices
  • Possess excellent computer skills; including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Will maintain high levels of discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Maintain quality work with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have a clean driving record

We offer our employees an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, above market group health benefits, a group RRSP plan, a northern allowance as well as a commitment to career development.

The closing date for applications is Thursday, August 30th, 2012.  If you are interested in joining our growing technical team, please forward your resume in confidence to: Kim Carnochan at kcarnochan@wbea.org