Senior Environmental Project Manager


This is an opportunity for a senior-level Project Manager looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing ERM's global strategy.

  • Provide project management and senior technical expertise on multiple mid-size Government of Canada projects ($100 to $300K)
  • Lead a rapidly growing team of technical specialists delivering abandoned mines and contaminated sites work throughout Canada, with a focus in Northern Canada
  • Play a key role in growing our business with the Government of Canada
  • Flexible working from one of our dynamic and vibrant offices across Canada, with the flexibility of working remotely/from home


We want to do great things; we need your help

As a Senior Project Manager with experience in the mining and/or public sector, and ideally with mine closure / abandoned mines, you will be equipped to lead a multidisciplinary team to deliver proposals, strategic and annual planning, risk management, regulatory and engagement strategies, socio-economic strategies, and development of management systems. This is an opportunity to utilize your strong project management skills to successfully lead mine closure / abandoned mine projects with a strong focus on social performance. You will serve as a representative of our company, and play a key role building our business and winning new projects. Your big-picture understanding of our business, and ability to build strong client relationships based on trust and mutual benefit will be critical.


Your responsibilities:

  • Work on multiple projects and serve as project manager to ensure deliverables achieve client expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.
  • Drive preparation of large standing offers and task-based proposals in the public sector.
  • Contribute to business development of ERM’s Government of Canada service area. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective proposals, including development of scopes and cost estimates, and take an active leadership role in developing new business with new and existing clients.
  • Actively contribute to ERM’s project management technical community and collaborate with other ERM global practitioners to execute projects.


Who you are:

  • BSc or MSc in Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • 8+ years of Project Management experience, ideally with experience in consulting related to contaminated sites and abandoned mines / mine closure.
  • Security clearance eligible.
  • Well-developed team building and influencing skills; unquestionable integrity; and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges.
  • Demonstrated experience working with the provincial and federal regulatory agencies, Indigenous organizations, and the public. Experience as a project manager in Northern Canada or remote areas is an asset.
  • High degree of project management competence.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop/maintain long-term relationships with clients.
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and project management approaches/tools.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to work collaboratively in teams, demonstrate ERM values and become a safety ambassador.

This is a full-time position.




Please follow the link to our careers site to apply below:–Mid-Senior-Level-_R00016615-1

Qualified candidates will be contacted by email. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!




Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.


For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.


Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.


EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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