Senior Project Manager, Property Development
Gateway Casinos Corporate Office, Burnaby
Burnaby, BC
Job Type: Full-Time (Regular)

Who We Are

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming companies in Canada. Operating in British Columbia, Edmonton and Ontario, Gateway has 9,000 employees and operates 27 gaming properties with more than 380 tables, over 13,200 slots, 77 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. As the new service provider for the Central Gaming Bundle in Ontario, Gateway has brought two more properties and one new planned build in Wasaga Beach or Collingwood to the Gateway portfolio when fully implemented. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, which has dramatically improved the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. This includes brands like Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at www.gatewaycasinos.com.

Why Work For Us

Gateway celebrates and empowers those employees who made it all possible. A career at Gateway means great people, a great atmosphere and career advancement opportunities across our 26 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs for all while working in an engaging and fun environment. Join us today!

The Position

This position manages multiple mixed use projects and a team of project managers. Prepares strategic project management plans, feasibility studies and financial analysis, establishes project management processes and procedures, manages consultants, resource planning, risk assessment and value engineering and provides leadership to the project team. Works closely with Construction, design professionals and general contractors to monitor and ensure quality construction and compliance with plans and specifications. Works with all parties to reach construction completion for timely settlements/occupancy.

Key Responsibilities

Participates in the due diligence of acquisitions and identifies sources of new development projects for the department.
Works closely with the company stakeholders to ensure the owners’ portfolio growth goals are met.
Develops and oversees every phase of each project, from analyzing and determining the project feasibility, project initiation and planning through project close-out and smooth transition to property management.
Defines and develops project success criteria, capable of delivering projects in line with fiscal and other constraints of the project.
Prepares, executes and administers different applicable forms of construction Contracts.
Prepares and controls the project operational budgets.
Monitors and controls the work of external consultants/contractors/vendors.
Monitors and controls the design and the construction process.
Analyzes and makes decisions regarding risk management and value engineering.
Analyzes and makes decisions regarding claims and impact analysis.
What You’ll Require

Engineering or construction management degree, technologist or architect preferred
+10 years of related development and construction project management experience
Experience in managing various forms of contracts
Budgeting and scheduling experience required
Hospitality experience is an asset
Substantial experience in working with multidiscipline general contractors
Experience handling multiple large scale projects simultaneously from initiation to close-out
PMP certification is an asset
Ability to identify and analyze acquisition opportunities
Ability to develop and oversee the formation of master plans (including garden style, urban mid or high rise development)
Working knowledge of regulatory and government requirements as it pertains to property development
A comprehensive knowledge of applicable Forms of Construction Contracts, their application and related contract administration
An astute commercial awareness and knowledge in controlling the work of substantial contractors and consultant organizations
Cost estimating and contract negotiation skills
Ability to analyze monthly financial statements, prepare detailed budgets, and generate forecasts
Strong networking skills; ability to build and leverage relationships within the community and industry
Outstanding communication/interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, demanding, and dynamic environment
Strong leadership, management, coaching and teambuilding skills
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experience with CAD software is an asset
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