R&D Associate Project Manager

R&D Center of Excellence · Burnaby, British Columbia
Department R&D Center of Excellence
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time

Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy. The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.


The role: Associate Project Manager


Who are you?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offence in the fight against climate change.


R&D in Svante is focusing on research efforts, development of the technology, sharing knowledge, and directly influencing downstream product development; that needs to perform different types of projects, including new development programs, Contract-base projects, and Collaborative projects with other departments of Svante (Manufacturing, business development…) to drive it.


The Associate Project Manager will assist the Project team in fulfilling the goals of a specific project and ensuring smooth delivery of assigned projects from start to finish and according to contract documents.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand a project’s scope and create documents for project requirements.
  • Conduct project meetings to communicate individual roles and project expectations and ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.
  • Monitor projects on a regular basis, evaluating progress and quality, and manage issue resolution process to ensure corrective actions are taken.
  • Maintain the quality of all project documents/data to assure the integrity of a project.
  • Work with the project manager to report analyzed data and communicate results.
  • Manage the project estimating activities.
  • Adhere to standardized format guidelines and improvement activities to develop a higher standard.
  • Develop additional tools and refine processes to help all projects run effectively.
  • Coordinate schedule of activities related to the project.
  • Help to record achievements, expenses, and measures for success.
  • Monitor all project-related logistics for proper facilitation of payments.
  • Analyze and discuss the potential risk or benefit involved in using the specified technology solution to address the project requirements.


Key Qualifications: 

  • Experience: 3-5 years experience.
  • Education: Bachelors or greater education in engineering discipline, or equivalent years of experience.
  • Project Management skills, including ability to plan and manage multiple tasks/projects.
  • Experience with project management tools
  • PMP certification would be asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills; ability to work with people of varied technical backgrounds and at all management levels.
  • Collaborative/team player comfortable leading as well as executing and taking constructive input from multiple sources.
  • Observes health & safety and security procedures and demonstrates safety-based behavior culture.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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  • Location
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Department
    R&D Center of Excellence
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time