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Job title:  Project Management Director

Job family:  Project & Site Management
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Boucherville, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Boucherville, Québec, CA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.


ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 27,800 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.



The Project Management Director is ultimately responsible for the proper completion of the Hydro project portfolio under his / her supervision, completed on schedule, on budget and to customer’s satisfaction. With his / her team, these responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Manage a team of project managers and System Engineers that coordinates the activities of project team members from different departments.
  • Perform workload forecast to ensure the Project management department is properly staffed to execute the projects portfolio.
  • Structures the launch of all new projects, sets financial objectives and the operating strategy with the team;
  • Ensures the project teams do the general and detailed planning and coordination of activities required to meet established contractual and financial objectives with all the departments;
  • Ensures the project teams meet compliance with contractual obligations, technical specifications, quality and health & safety standards from Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing and at Site, as well as the timely performance of all activities related to each project under their supervision;
  • Defines claim negotiation strategies with the Project Managers and potentially leads commercial negotiations with the customer on larger, more complex claims;
  • Escalates critical issues to other Department Managers and helps define and supports the mitigation or resolution plan(s);
  • Reviews the documentation related to the monthly and quarterly project review prepared by the Project Managers;
  • Reports to higher management on a regular basis as to the status of projects in his / her portfolio;
  • Performs a risk & opportunity evaluation and details the possible financial variances with regard to the established objectives;
  • Analyzes, defines and implements a contingency plan in collaboration with the Project Managers to correct any failure or inadequacy that can have a direct impact on the results of the project (costs, deadlines, quality…);
  • Ensures the project teams do a proper completion of a project once activities are completed;
  • Handles special projects as assigned.


* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  2102

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