Project Coordinator


The North West Company has retained The Pederson Group to conduct a search for a Project Coordinator! 

The North West Company (NWC) is one of Canada’s oldest companies and has been in operation for over 200 years! NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific Islands, and the Caribbean. Their stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. NWC’s construction division does over $150 million annually! 

Reporting to Project Managers, the responsibilities of the Project Coordinator include assisting Project Managers by coordinating facility related plans, travel and scheduling of the NWC construction crew and contractors. 


  • Assist Project Managers by coordinating facility related plans, travel and scheduling of NWC construction crew and contractors

  • Develop requirement drawings

  • Coordinate fixtures and equipment installation

  • Work with developers, contractors, and vendors on construction issues and contracts

  • Ensure all stakeholders follow the NWC's strict guidelines

  • Tender project construction and equipment installations

  • Perform project site inspections and create reports while mitigating issues as they arise

  • Enforce construction standards and ensure cost controls are followed

  • Assist in developing the scope of work, specifications and budget summaries

  • Maintain project documentation while complying with NWC standards & specifications

  • Update square footage, quarterly projections, and project status spreadsheets frequently

  • Work with regulators to ensure all relevant permits are in place

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum one to two years experience working with small to medium-sized construction projects

  • Post-secondary education is considered an asset, preferably in a relevant field such as Construction, Project Management, or Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)

  • Experience with Auto CAD and Microsoft Office Suite is desired

  • Capability to lead with strong organization, time management and people management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize them while following strict schedule deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of individuals

  • Must be available to travel within Canada

What The Company Offers You:

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace

  • RRSP matching

  • Positive, dynamic and diverse family-oriented workplace with room for vertical growth and development

Apply or Learn More

Are you interested in this opportunity? Apply now by submitting your application above. 

Contact Justis Pederson at +1 204-926-8860 EXT 8860 or [email protected] to learn more about the opportunity. 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!