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29 Mar
Senior Risk and Issues Management Consultant
Toronto, Canada

We are CPCS. A global management consulting firm in the infrastructure sector headquartered in Canada with offices around the world.

We design and implement practical solutions to pressing infrastructure challenges that are specific to transport, power and public-private partnerships, anchored on deep analytics.

With over 1,400 projects in 130 countries under our belt, the work we do has real and measurable impact on people's lives. On any given day, we can be called on to improve a city's public transit system or advise a government looking to modernize its power sector.

Contributing to a better, healthier world for citizens gives us a deep sense of purpose.

Our global team of over 100 CPCSers come from all walks of life and all bring unique skillsets. If you are intrigued or excited by what you have read, visit our Careers page to learn more or see what our employee have to say discover our Core Beliefs.

Following the recent merger of CPCS Transcom Limited with First Class Partnerships (FCP), we are expanding our operations and looking for an Engagement Manager to help us develop and deliver consulting assignments within the EUK division of the CPCS group of companies.

Are you the Senior risk and issues management consultant that wants to help us tackle risk and issues management on some of Canada's largest transit projects?

Your impact
You'll help the CPCS and its clients deliver some of Canada's most challenging and impact transit projects.

In this role, risks and issues analysis, communication and mitigation/resolution skills will be effectively applied to support project success.

You'll thrive in this position if you enjoy at working in a fast-paced and project/client driven environment (ie. cooperating and collaborating as this position involves working as part of a dynamic team, with project managers, technical experts, clients and a variety of stakeholders), managing a project critical process that requires attention to detail and rigor to help inform project decision making.

Your responsibilities
You'll contribute to different stages of our project lifecycle under the guidance of the Engagement Director, Canada:

  • Maintain client/project risk registers and issues log.
  • Undertake Monte Carlo simulation.
  • Develop trust and communicate diplomatically and efficiently with a focus on solutions.
  • Explain major transit project risks to our clients.
  • Work with technical experts to develop action plans to effectively mitigate risks and resolve issues.
  • Prepare regular reports to Senior client stakeholders
  • Identify and add knowledge to our database for business development activities.
  • Champion the use of CPCS knowledge assets in our business material
  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team oriented environment
  • Identify opportunities for improvement such as CPCS policies, processes and templates.
  • Liaise with project teams, partner firms and clients.

We're looking for someone who

  • Has a desire to evolve in the infrastructure sector
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has strong organizational skills
  • Can manage and prioritize multiple tasks under tight timelines
  • Can work independently and within teams
  • Welcomes coaching and feedback
  • Is an avid learner and keeps their skills sharp

What you bring to the team

  • University degree (masters level an asset) in engineering, planning, economics, accounting, finance or another quantitative field.
  • At least five years of full-time experience in major project risk analysis.
  • Be skilled in the use of Monte Carlo simulation.
  • Experience with project delivered as public-private partnerships would be an asset.
  • Speak and write fluently in English.
  • The legal right to work in Canada.

Support for you, professionally and personally

Professional growth: We support your growth at CPCS and professional development by providing training, coaching, mentorship and regular feedback.

Meaningful connection: We believe in engaging collaboratively with passionate, diverse and motivated clients, team members and stakeholders to understand various viewpoints.

Greater impact: We believe in helping infrastructure leaders make more impactful decisions. Everything we do seeks to enable positive economic, social and environment impacts.

Competitive compensation: We offer all team members competitive base salaries along with a benefits package that includes superior health and wellness programs. You could be eligible to receive a performance-based bonus. With time and proven excellence, you may be invited to become a company shareholder and benefit from company dividends and profit sharing. We also believe in offering flexible work arrangements and ample, defined time off.

Apply today
Thank you for your interest.

  • Applications will be accepted until April 19, 2021
  • Only those selected for consideration will be contacted
  • A portfolio of relevant projects, participating in a case-study or written exercise will be required for shortlisted candidates

Submit a cover letter and detailed resume identifying your qualifications. Click "Apply" below to submit your application. 

Our recruitment practices
CPCS is an equal opportunity employer. We foster an environment where our people feel safe, heard and valued. Our belief is that we all have unique talents, perspectives and backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, indigenous people, marital status, veterans, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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