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Project Manager

Project Manager

Programme Development Division Full-Time Indeterminate Positions

Two Positions

About Us

SNOLAB is an international facility for world-class underground physics research and has an expanding programme in astroparticle physics and underground science. Located at Vale’s Creighton Mine near Sudbury Ontario, SNOLAB is an air-conditioned clean room 2 km underground, and a suite of surface facilities and laboratories. SNOLAB is currently preparing for the next generation of experiments focusing on neutrino studies and the search for galactic dark matter.

The Position

Project Managers at SNOLAB are expected to manage the planning and delivery of SNOLAB experiments. The SNOLAB programme includes nuclear and astroparticle physics, development of the laboratory infrastructure, and research and development and planning for future underground experiments. Project Managers at SNOLAB are central figures in managing laboratory projects through the gateways of the Project Life Cycle Management process at SNOLAB.

The resources at SNOLAB include deep underground laboratories, surface laboratories, and engineering and technical staff.

Successful Project Managers at SNOLAB will require:

Use professional project management processes to create and maintain budgets and resource loaded schedules

Oral and written communication with scientists, SNOLAB management, SNOLAB Project Coordinators, engineers, technicians, and vendors to achieve quality-oriented outcomes

Ability to understand and manage risks to budgets, schedules, people, and equipment

Ensure equipment meets both scientific specifications and government regulations

Plan SNOLAB and external resources to deliver SNOLAB projects

National and international travel as required



A B.Eng. or B.S. in a relevant engineering or science discipline is required.

Experience and Qualifications:

Experience as a project manager demonstrating an ability to lead project planning and delivery;

Demonstrated experience in multidisciplinary project teams;

Experience with large scientific projects and international projects using formal earned value management is desired;

Field experience managing execution and construction of projects is considered an asset;

PMP and/or P.Eng. certifications are considered an asset for this position.

Salary Range

Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience and includes an attractive benefits package. Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with SNOLAB policies.

To Apply

All applications must be submitted to jobs@snolab.ca.  Please do not fax or mail your applications. By applying to the e-mail address, your application becomes available to managers immediately.  Interested candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references.

Closing Date

The posting will remain open until the positions are filled, but review of applications will October 8, 2019.  SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

SNOLAB is committed to equity in employment and encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

SNOLAB will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.

Further information about SNOLAB may be found at  www.snolab.ca

Posting Date: September 24, 2019


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