Project Planner

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Ricardo Energy & Environment
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Role: Project Planner

Location: Toronto, Canada – Remote/Hybrid

Role ID: 2024-2429

Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.

Ricardo plc is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company. With over 100 years of engineering excellence and employing close to 3,000 employees in more than 20 countries, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading-edge and innovative cross-sector sustainable products and solutions. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.

Role Summary
The role objective is to support the Programme Manager by monitoring and managing the programme schedule, highlighting conflicts and risks whilst helping to implement mitigations.

Key Responsibilities

* Proactively address overdue documentation and reflect the impact in an updated schedule, then communicate this to the client.
* Support the rollout of best practices and lessons learned to improve client understanding of lead times.
* Support document control when required.
* Attend program-wide meetings, note any changes that impact the schedule, and communicate these to key stakeholders.

Key Stakeholders

* Operations Manager, North America
* Project Manager/s
* Project Leads (ISA)
* Project Strategist
* Client Project Manager

Key Competencies and Experience

* Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Administrator or similar
* Solid organization and time-management skills
* Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Project, and Power point.
* Excellent English oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with many audiences.
* Versatile and adaptable, able to operate under pressure to meet deadlines and for project success.
* Strong organisational skills to be able to work on multiple tasks and to tight deadlines

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.

We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on. Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.

Work life balance

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.


We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health.

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.

Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.

Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.


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