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EHS&S Transformation Specialist Job

DATE POSTED: Mar 20,2017

Calgary, AB
Loveland, CO

CATEGORY : Environmental Safety


JOB ID: 2017-5470

FULL JOB TITLE: Specialist, Transformation

Specialist, Transformation

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

The Transformation specialist resides in the Transformation & Development area of the Agrium - EHS&S Department. The specialist is responsible for supporting the Transformation & Development Manager in the delivery of EHS&S transformation based initiatives that will be conducted across the board at Agrium.

The Transformation specialist will be expected to take a significant part of the initiatives by supporting development of transformation and change management roadmaps, redesign and improve EHS&S training manuals, materials and associated communications and reporting at the EHS&S leadership level. Moreover the specialist will be assigned specific initiatives and will be expected to define their content, impact and expected outcomes and then coordinate the required tasks in order to reach the outcome.

Key Tasks:

  • Contributes to key EHS&S strategic initiatives as they pertain to identified transformation programs decided by EHS&S leadership team, such as those identified in the Strategic Action Plan.
  • Assist in implementing transition programs in particular as they pertain to strategic EHS&S programming.
  • Propose and support "Behavior Based" leading indicators and analytics that derive improved decision making processes and improved EHS performance.
  • Assist in applying org-behavior theories and principles to organizations and individuals in their roles to improve behavior based safety mindsets and practices within Agrium.
  • Support in the facilitation of safety leadership programming to foster Behavior Based Safety initiatives at all locations.
  • Propose and facilitate transformation opportunities in the EHS&S function.
  • Prepares and supports in defining and designing EHS&S materials and site/branch initiatives in particular for required EHS&S outcomes and roadmaps.
  • Contributes to change management strategies, communication plans for initiatives in EHS&S.
  • Provide change process expertise and guidance with working towards a common goal.

TheIdeal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Ability to interact with key stakeholders, educate and communicate persuasively in a multi-functional environment.
  • Aptitude to work and communicate at all levels of an organization, including with site/branch locations.
  • Ability to deliver multi-level and multimode communications using simplified approaches.
  • Understands org-behavior and change management theories and principles and their use to improve behavior based safety mindsets and practices.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines through excellent time management and strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to take instructions readily and to formulate work plans that will provide the best results to achieve the intended goal.
  • Aptitude for relationship building and influencing.


  • Degree in Human Sciences, Communications, or Change Management preferred
  • 7 years expereince working in a challenging, transforming, and growing department/organization
  • Excellent Ms Office skills (Excel, Word and Power Point)
  • Effective with creative solutions and communications to influence others to think and behave with safety at the top of their mind

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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