Senior IT Project Manager


Date Posted: December 01, 2022

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 1250 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 6P5

Job Description

Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a
challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? 

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company. We are listed on the TSX and NYSE and recognized
as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates. We are a growing Company looking
for talented people to be part of our team. 

 Our investments in modern, competitive manufacturing
facilities, product innovation and bioenergy are adding up to a
bright future. Are you interested in working for a company that
offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career

Our Information Technology group has an opportunity based out of
one of the following locations:  Vancouver |Quesnel| Memphis
for a:

Senior IT Project Manager

Responsibilities will include but are not limited

  • Creating project charters and all corresponding project
    management artifacts from initiation to closure
  • Assembling detailed project plans
  • Tracking key project milestones, budget, resource availability
    and adjusting project plans and/or resources
  • Managing teamwork assignments directing and monitoring work
    efforts, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and
    escalating functional, quality and timeline issues
  • Negotiating with department managers for the acquisition of
    required personnel to work on the project and where necessary,
    determining and assessing need for additional staff and/or
  • Effectively communicating project expectations to team members
    and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Coordinating and communicating with all areas of the
    organization that are impacted by the scope, budget, risk and
    resources of the work effort being managed
  • Assisting IT leadership in partnering with senior business
    management to identifying and prioritizing opportunities for
    utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Identifying and resolving conflicts within the project
  • Conducting project reviews and creating recommendations to
    identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Coaching, mentoring, motivating and supervising project
    managers, project coordinators, project team members and
    contractors, and influencing them to take positive actions and
    accountability for their assigned work

Position Requirements:

  • University Degree or college diploma in Information Technology
    or related field
  • Project Management Institute PMP certification or successful
    completion of a recognized project management curriculum
  • Experience leading projects involved with enterprise
    applications such as ERP, EAM, EHS, ESG, or other large financial
  • 6+ years’ experience as an IT professional
  • 2+ years project management experience
  • 2+ years’ supervisory experience in an IT Department
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills to work in a fast-paced, dynamic
    team environment
  • Able to communicate technical concepts to both technical and
    non-technical audiences
  • Ability to develop and sustain cooperative working
    relationships as part of a team
  • Strong customer focus and service orientation
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft platforms

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products
company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across
the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber
producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and
rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and
focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our
employees have built their careers with us. West Fraser is a
growing company that believes strongly in promoting from within and
prides itself on providing a challenging environment with
continuous development. The successful candidate should be
interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will
not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis
of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal

We thank all candidates for their interest. Please apply through
our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at
the site. No phone inquiries, please.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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