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Team lead- Senior Biologist

October 10 2020
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Biological, Life Sciences, Genetics, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D
Montreal, QC
Job Title :
Team lead- Senior Biologist
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Regular employee
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Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Job Description :

The BBA team is seeking a senior project manager with 10 years of experience for its Montréal office who will also take on the role of team leader. The main responsibilities will include managing the existing team, participating in business development, and developing, coordinating and carrying out environmental assessment (EA) projects. Projects will focus on the industrial, energy (hydropower, wind and solar power, biomass), mining and land-use planning sectors.

The incumbent will be expected to:

• Lead and coordinate BBA’s environmental consulting services for the Montréal office.
• Develop and implement market strategies to drive growth in the Environment group, in collaboration with the Montréal office director and directors of other key business functions.
• Develop relationships with other BBA groups and offices.
• Coordinate the work of an assigned team of biology specialists and environmental technicians.
• Manage and direct all the steps required to complete projects.
• Develop realistic and achievable budgets and schedules.
• Supervise field surveys, analyses and studies, sampling and other biological field surveys, draft reports, and give presentations to clients.
• Plan and manage meetings both internally, with team members, and externally, with other relevant stakeholders or subcontractors.
• Ensure deadlines, schedules and budgets are met and promptly notify the immediate supervisor to renegotiate, where necessary.
• Ensure information is shared with the team and that members provide appropriate information that is produced in a timely manner, complete, and properly analyzed and presented.
• Applies the firm’s health and safety policy and takes the necessary preventive or corrective measures to perform the work safely; becomes familiar with the firm’s prevention program; and applies specific job directives.
• Ensures that all direct reports adhere to and apply all health, safety and environment directives.
• Meticulously carries out assigned roles and responsibilities in accordance with established health and safety directives.
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• Client-oriented
• Adaptable
• Leadership
• Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
• Ability to learn on the fly
• Results-driven
• Committed to the firm's success
• Ability to develop direct reports and others
• Independent and organizationally agile
• Demonstrates commitment to health and safety
Requirements :

• Bachelor’s degree in Biology, master's degree in Biology/Environment or related field, or other training deemed equivalent
• At least 10 years of relevant experience
• Good technical and theoretical knowledge in the following areas: laws and regulations; applications for authorization; environmental impact assessments and report writing
• Ability to recognize and understand the ecological and social complexity associated with the consequences of submitted projects
• Experience preparing budgets, estimates and schedules
• Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written (English and French)
• Available for short-term assignments at client sites
• Asset: Experience in the energy, industrial and mining sectors
Apply now!