Id : 62562
Category : Accounting-Contract
Location/City : AB – Calgary
Region : Calgary Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Jessica Kopitar

Please submit your resume directly to Jessica Kinnon via email at jessica.kopitar@executrade.com

18 month contract for a Project Analyst with strong communication!

The Opportunity

We are assisting our client in hiring for a business-critical project to ensure the sustainability of their InVigor Canola seed business and associated Crop Protection business in canola as well as in cereals in Canada and the US.

The Project Evaluation Specialist will report to the Project Team Lead. The specialist is responsible for the evaluation of the financial and strategic aspects of this project. This person will be member of the project team, and will develop together with the project leader, strategic options for the implementation of the project – including evaluation of these options and recommendation of the preferred option to the Steering Committee.

This position will also support the project leader in preparing project meetings, steering committee meetings and meetings with the executive leadership team with regards to this project.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Assist with the execution of strategic options with a focus on ensuring a smooth implementation of this project and a long-term sustainability of the implemented option
  • Conducts evaluations of project plans  – in close collaboration with the Finance Business Partners as well as with the project lead
  • Conduct financial and impact analyses on different strategic options (including sales and costs of goods).
  • Updating and refreshing the existing business case as required
  • Assist with organizing and conducting project and steering committee meetings
  • Point of contact  to provide project related information (agronomic and product concepts) to the change management team
  • Assist with project related communications to internal stakeholder groups (including steering committee, leadership team and other groups as applicable).
  • Identify or escalate, issues and risks related to the project

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business or related discipline
  • Financial acumen or training is a  must
  • Experience in Agriculture would be an asset; knowledge of Canola Production and Agronomy practices would be ideal
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in an individual contributor project analyst related role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lead and influence team members who don’t report to you
  • Experience in major project management and / or product launches is an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation varies depending on experience
  • Full benefits will be offered during the contract
  • 18% annual bonus

Please quote Job Reference #62562

Please submit your resume directly to Jessica Kinnon via email at jessica.kopitar@executrade.com

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from http://www.cic.gc.ca

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