Project Delivery Director

Job No: PEC40
Location: Prince Albert

The Project Delivery Director will design, lead, and implement projects to meet time-lines, reduce costs, improve productivity, and increase customer satisfaction.

In order to achieve these goals, the Project Delivery Director will be required to define project requirements and scope, acquire project resources, and supervise the efforts of project team members. Efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, clear communication of expectations to stakeholders, and upward reporting to senior management are critical tasks that must be performed throughout each project’s lifecycle.

Main Job Duties

¨ Manage the entire lifecycle of the company’s special projects portfolios, ranging from strategic planning initiatives to tactical activities.

¨ Establish a project plan for each approved project, defining the project’s goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables.

¨ Analyze current production practices and then formulate strategies and implement projects to bring production activities in line with lean manufacturing principles and processes.

¨ Conduct cost-benefit analysis, risk analyses, and return on investment (ROI) calculations to determine project feasibility.

¨ Manage project activities throughout lifecycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.

¨ Negotiate with other business units to obtain required skill sets. Conduct stakeholder meetings and forums in order to solicit feedback, input, and expectations; incorporate these into project plans.

¨ Establish, implement, and follow a formal change management program.

¨ Reallocate resources across multiple projects where necessary, identifying and resolving any resource allocation discrepancies.

¨ Adhere to established methodologies for project management.

¨ Produce regular reports on the progress of projects; deliver these reports during regular stakeholder meetings.

¨ Track all project costs to ensure completion within budget, procuring extra budget funding when necessary.

Other Duties

¨ Identify and resolve conflicts within project teams and associated work, creating contingency plans to     mitigate risk.

¨ Communicate with department members and assist them in their work.

¨ Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of staff, including technical, professional, and upper management.

¨ Excellent ability to create and facilitate meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings in order to create consensus among stakeholders.

¨ Assist Maintenance Planner in prioritizing department shut.

¨ Support full compliance with management and employee relations.

¨ Ensure compliance with the quality and environmental systems: QMS

(ISO 9001), EMS (ISO 14001) and OHSAS (18001).

¨ Supports the company needs, goals and objectives.

¨ Follow mill standards and procedures.

¨ Aware of Environmental Responsibilities.


¨ Post-secondary diploma or higher qualification

¨ A minimum of 5 years of direct work experience in industrial project management environment

¨ Experience in overseeing projects of a capital size in excess of US$350M

¨ Highly effective negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolution skills.

¨ Thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and practices.

¨ Proven ability to create and execute project plans that achieve identified targets.

¨ Leadership experience.


Business Address: 3600 Lysander Lane, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Terms of employment: permanent position

Language of work: English

Wage: 150 to 200K

Location of work: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

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About Us

Paper Excellence, headquartered in British Columbia, is a diversified manufacturer of pulp, printing and writing, packaging, and specialty paper that operates 8 facilities in Canada producing over 3 million tonnes annually with a workforce of over 3,000 strong.