BGIS - Ottawa
An opportunity to ensure the end-to-end delivery of construction projects, on time and on budget, while meeting corporate and client expectations
Self-motivated, proactive and highly deadline-oriented, you have a history of success as a construction project professional, known for building successful, effective and collaborative relationships with clients and other project stakeholders. Most especially, you are recognized for your ability to oversee project activities and resources, including consultants and contractors, track deliverables, liaise regularly with clients and other stakeholders to keep them updated on the project status, and consistently deliver timely, quality, on-budget results. You are now ready to take the next step in your career by joining the industry leader.
Reporting to a Project Manager, the Associate Project Manager will be responsible for planning and overseeing the end-to-end delivery of assigned projects, typically of low complexity, risk and exposure, with the defined scope, schedule and budget, as well as BGIS and client procedural boundaries. As an Associate Project Manager, you will team with and/or direct technical and professional staff, consultants and contractors, and draw on your strengths in communication, reporting, stakeholder coordination and fiscal control to ensure client-satisfaction, team-member satisfaction and, ultimately, financial success.
The diversity of projects carried out by the Design and Project Delivery Services group in a wide range of industries – retail, commercial, institutional and industrial – makes this position an exciting opportunity to be involved in different construction models, manage a variety of stakeholder interests, deepen your knowledge base and advance your career. You will be part of a Project Management team delivering services that span across all project phases, from workplace planning to pre-construction and design development, to management of construction. With 4,500+ projects managed per year, 160+ team members and $450M+ delivered annually, our group delivers projects across Canada, from small infrastructure upgrades to tenant fit-ups through to major consolidations and new builds, to energy retrofits and critical environments.
For the assigned projects:
Plans and oversees the end-to-end delivery of assigned projects. At this level, projects managed are typically of low complexity, risk and exposure.
In collaboration with project stakeholders, defines project scope, deliverables and requirements.
Develops and implements project plans.
Determines resource and budget requirements, cost estimates, and timelines.
Identifies project risks and develops and implements mitigation and contingency plans.
Monitors project delivery against timelines and ensures timely completion.
Oversees the activities of project team members and monitors project task completion.
Communicates project status to relevant stakeholders.
Ensures projects are delivered on time, within scope, budget and requirements, and complies with all regulatory, environmental and health and safety requirements.
Client Relationship Management
Develops and maintains effective relationships with clients.
Responsible for resolving issues, managing client expectations, and ensuring client satisfaction.
Other duties as assigned
To be up to the exciting challenges of this Project Manager role, you must have a professional profile that includes:
Knowledge & Skills
Community college diploma preferably in architectural technology, construction technology, engineering technology or equivalent work experience
1 to 3 years of project management work experience; or 5 to 7 years of project coordination work experience
Ability to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, within specifications, and in-compliant with all requirements including but not limited to regulatory, environmental, health, and safety requirements.
Ability to develop and manage project budget
Ability to mitigate and manage project risks
Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate to achieve desired outcomes
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with project stakeholders
Ability to manage client relationships and expectations
A high degree of client service orientation
Ability to manage vendor relationships and performance
Possesses a continuous improvement and quality mindset along with a desire to continuously seek and incorporate best practices and technologies in order to optimize project delivery and deliver value to the client
Computer proficiency in MS Office applications in particular – MS Project, MS Excel, MS Outlook, along with the ability to quickly learn new applications
Must be fully bilingual, will be working with clients in Quebec
Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation
One or more of the following, an asset:
Project Management Institute Accreditation, in progress.
LEED certification; in progress.