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Lead, Project Planning, RACE21


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date:  October 31, 2019


With a strong history of innovation for over 100+ years, we are Canada’s largest diversified natural resource company looking to reinvent ourselves. Being part of the RACE21™ team, you’ll be leading the charge of a company-wide renewal of technology and infrastructure – a high-tech transformation of mining into the next generation.


With the financial backing and commitment from our leadership, we envision a fully-integrated agile digital platform that will:

  • RenewAutomate, and Connect material, processes, equipment flows, and data systems to expand and enable a broad application of advanced analytics, robotics, and artificial intelligence
  • Empower our employees to unleash their creativity and innovation at work – increasing sustainability, safety, and performance in real time, unlocking resource base knowledge and improving planning for optimal resource extraction

We are world-class leaders in sustainability and safety – and we are building a better world for the next generation with lasting competitive advantages, from 2021 and beyond.


Reporting to the Program Manager-Innovation and Technology and as a member of the Project Management Office, the Lead, Project Planning will implement project planning and scheduling methods, procedures, and systems on a program of technology projects.  Included also are resource planning and integration activities with cost control, progress measurement and change management functions.




  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Develop and maintain a program master schedule
  • Facilitate planning workshops to set up project master schedules and define interfaces among projects
  • Develop and maintain a program level resource plan
  • Prepare and execute the program scheduling management plans.
  • Assist with preparation of the overall Program Control Plans.
  • Analyze the impact of project changes on the program and project schedules and participate in the project change management process
  • Support the preparation of the various Teck periodic status reports.
  • Guide the set-up of progress and performance measurement systems and support project with progress and performance measurement.
  • Perform quality reviews on project schedules. Recommend corrective actions and supervise their implementation.  Integrate project schedules into overall program master schedule.
  • At the completion of the project, assist with the development and recording of the project’s historical cost information and “lessons learned”, for use on future projects.



  • 10-15 years’ experience in Project Planning Roles is required
  • Experience in Project Planning roles on Program and/or Portfolio of digital technology projects is preferred
  • Experience in agile project managment preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in related disciplines is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of project management theory, especially in time and cost management, is required.
  • Strong understanding in the areas of project planning, activity duration estimating, CPM schedule preparation, schedule analysis and schedule system application are essential
  • Experience in progress measurement and earned value measurement systems is preferred
  • Hands on experience in developing and progressing resource loaded schedules in Primavera is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and Project scheduling software. 
  • Good with data and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of initiative is required


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.


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