CSA Group Project Manager II – Environment & Climate Change Full Time in Toronto, ON

CSA Group

Branch Toronto ON CA

Project Manager II – Environment & Climate Change
Toronto, ON

• Experience in writing proposals, business plans and technical documents. • Liaising with clients, management, Legal and Finance to compose proposals,…

Canadian Standards Association has an immediate opportunity for a Project Manager II, Environment & Climate Change reporting to the Program Manager Environment & Climate Change in the Environment and Business Excellence Sector.

This opportunity requires the key skill sets of facilitating standards development, as well as providing support for CSA Group’s Registry Management systems.

As a Project Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for management of CSA Group’s GHG and EPD Registries, as well as standards development activities in existing areas, as well conducting business development initiatives to expand the portfolio into new areas of the Environment & Climate Change Program.

The candidate will specifically be responsible for overseeing all aspects of administration, management and support for the CSA Group Registry Services, which presently include; GHG registries as well as the EPD and PCR registries.

The candidate will also be responsible for overseeing all aspects of standards development process, primarily involving the management of multiple Canadian and/or international standards development committees within identified project timelines and budgets and in accordance with CSA Directives and/or international ISO/IEC Directives.

The candidate will identify and pursue potential areas of new business opportunities (e.g. new standards requirements, registry opportunities, and training and education programs) related to the core business of CSA Standards.

The role requires a sound understanding of the various processes and procedures of the company, GHG and EPD registry processing and standards development activities many of which are mandated under the accreditation of CSA Standards by the Standards Council of Canada.

A key element of the Project Manager role is to ensure that CSA Group processes and procedures are adhered to, and that the timelines of the project are achieved within the defined budget. In specific:

• Excellent customer service skills
• Proven ability to meet strict timelines
• Establishing timelines for project activities, determining project resource requirements
(e.g. funding, personnel support), and assembling overall project schedules.
• Day-to-day management of committee activities, delivering on project milestones and
revenue targets.
• Execution of CSA Directives and/or ISO/IEC Directives related to projects (e.g. ensuring
a balanced matrix of Technical Committee membership).
• Recommending to Chair and Vice-Chair regarding methods to improve/enhance
Technical Committee performance.
• Management of committee membership changes, working with Chair and Vice-Chair to
recruit new members.
• Participating in new projects and/or development of new products.
• Identifying and pursuing business development opportunities.
• Liaising with clients, management, Legal and Finance to compose proposals, contracts,
and financial analysis for new projects.
• Oversight of the GHG registries to ensure on time delivery of all registration requests
• Registry metric’s tracking to ensure proper recording of all pertinent data and adherence
to all process controls
• Ability to design and develop new registry offerings, including oversight and
management of external resources

Preferred Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field. Advanced degree is highly desirable.
• 8+ year’s relevant experience, with 3-5 years experience in Standards Development or
Project Management or Registry Management.
• Management of (and related expertise in) GHG accounting and registry processing
• Experience in either of the following or related fields would also be an asset: GHG
Management, Climate Change, Business or Environmental Management Systems,
• Designation as a Certified Project Management Professional, or equivalent
designation/experience would be a welcome asset.
• Knowledge of the standards industry, government policy, industry landscape, and
funding programs/models would be an asset.
• Experience in writing proposals, business plans and technical documents.
• Excellent project management, organizational and planning skills.
• Demonstrated research and analytical skills.
• Strong ability to network, manage relationships, identify opportunities, and win
new business.
• Strong leadership, decision-making, and negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated ability to be a team-player and build capacity of peers.
• High degree of self-motivation, resilience, adaptability, and flexibility.
• Excellent interpersonal, listening, and conflict management skills.
• Highly developed oral, facilitation, and written communications skills.
• Demonstrate high attention to detail with follow-up to deliver on tasks. Creative,
participative and flexible approach to managing work assignments.
• Developed computer skills (work processing, spreadsheets, presentation software,
project planning software).
• Bilingualism (English-French) is highly desirable.


At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It’s been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.

Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products—from every day household items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.

Our employees take pride in making a difference in people’s lives through the work that we do. We’re looking for people like you to help make it happen.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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