Specialist, Project Governance

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 24554

Reporting to the lead, analyst projects, you will be responsible to govern projects throughout their lifecycle via the development and enforcement of clear methodologies, compliance mandates, interactions and processes, ensuring design and delivery of services is aligned with the project performance goals.

  • Take initiative to ensure that tailing projects gate reviews are done in compliance with Suncor’s Asset Development and Execution Model (ADEM) to ensure project delivery meets high governance standards
  • Show commitment by ensuring that all applicable deliverables under each project stage are delivered effectively in accordance with Suncor standards
  • Manage entire monthly and quarterly project stewardship to ensure project progress information is available for timely decision-making to senior leadership
  • Manage project risk register for individual projects and for the entire tailing projects portfolio
  • Use your analytical skills to provide the project team a single picture on individual project health and overall portfolio performance of tailings projects
  • Implement the knowledge framework to capture the lesson learned and continuously improve the tailings projects portfolio processes
  • Collaborate with others in the development and revision of the governance policies and procedures and provide feedback on improving the governance framework, road map and governing processes
  • Archive the old governance information as per policies and retrieve the governance information, if required
  • Ensure that the control environment is correctly designed and operating effectively, by managing the assurance, remediation and overseeing changes to the environment

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven years of experience in projects, risk and control and/or strategy
  • Oil and gas industry experience is preferred
  • Degree in engineering, business, management or equivalent
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Deep understanding of project governance processes, standards and procedures
  • Deep understanding of industry leading project governance practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS SharePoint)
  • Ability to successfully work under pressure and to handle multiple tasks
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates  

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Aug 18, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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