Senior Project Manager Opportunity in Yellowknife
Position: Senior Project Manager
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: November 27, 2020
Start_Date: November 30, 2020
Job Term: Permanent Full Time
BE Strategic. BE Totally Engaged. BE the Right Partner. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders.
As Colliers Project Leaders continues to pursue exciting project opportunities in Canada’s North, we seek a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. This is an opportunity for an aspiring professional who has gained a solid reputation in the industry and is looking to capitalize on that investment by helping us establish our presence in Yellowknife.
This opportunity requires someone either based in Yellowknife or willing to relocate to the area. It is for an aspiring professional to further develop their career not only in project management but also develop leadership, operations and business development skills. To be successful in the role you will bring experience leading construction projects, strong leadership and relationship building ability and an entrepreneurial spirit. Candidates should have experience working as an owner’s representative or in a similar professional services environment and will preferably hold a professional designation such as P.Eng., Registered Architect, CET, or PMP for example. Candidates without these designations may still apply, as experience will be looked at as well.
At Colliers Project Leaders, the Project Manager acts as a trusted advisor to our clients, representing their interests at all times to multiple stakeholders and providing technical and project leadership to the project teams they oversee. Our people are not only Project Managers, they are Project Leaders who take a client centric approach to project delivery.
Why Colliers Project Leaders?
We lead building and infrastructure projects. Our Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing — so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.
With over 700 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offer a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,000 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries.
What you’ll get to do as a Senior Project Manager at Colliers Project Leaders:
- Develop strong client relationships and act as the client’s single point of contact throughout the project to achieve the client’s goals and objectives
- Lead projects, varying in size, scope and complexity
- Be a trusted advisor to the client, applying your understanding of design, construction and operation of infrastructure assets
- Ensure that client expectations and satisfaction are met or exceeded on all projects and the client’s best interests are represented with respect to contractual and technical issues
- Select and organize project teams and establish levels of authority and lines of communication
- Lead the control of project related documents and deliver all work in accordance with Colliers Project Leaders Quality Management System and procedures
- Chair project and site meetings, find resolution to issues and coordinate between multiple stakeholders
- Regularly reporting on project status by means of schedule updates, meeting minutes, financial records and other reports
- Provide oversight and leadership to the change management process, payment certificates and other contract or project related administrative documents
- Identify additional project and business opportunities in the Yukon and assist the Regional Vice President, and Regional Principals to expand operations in the area
What you’ll need to be successful:
- A minimum of 10 or 15 years of experience as a Project Manager, representing owners to multiple stakeholders in the delivery of projects of varying size and scope in a range of sectors including commercial, retail, light industrial, healthcare, education and municipal/provincial;
- A university degree in a relevant engineering, architecture, project management or construction management discipline
- Strong knowledge of various types of construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as building codes, contract law and relevant legislation
- Effective leadership and organizational skills with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
- Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications
- Professional designation such as P.Eng., Registered Architect, required and PMP considered an asset