A client opportunity in Construction Project Management

Our client is one of the leading independent specialized project management consultancies working on behalf of owners/developers and providing building and development management services to institutional, commercial and industrial clients within the Canadian marketplace.  They have an impeccable reputation as evidenced by their list of past projects and client testimonials

The Mandate:

Reporting directly to the Head of Project Management Operations as well as one of the Principals and Owners, the successful candidate will be a key member of our firm’s professional staff, and responsible for leading significant project management engagements and teams on our clients’ mandates.

 More specifically, the Project Manager will be accountable for:

  • Comprehensive management of client projects throughout all phases of development from pre-construction through post-construction;
  • Ongoing project development and business development interface with new and existing clients and their designated representatives;
  • Active development and participation in new business development activities;
  • Project Team building, management and leadership throughout all phases of project development;
  • Development of project control budgets and control schedules with particular focus on applying value analysis methodology;
  • Managing and leading the Project Team’s ongoing interface with project user groups and stakeholders. Ensure the accurate interpretation of programmatic requirements in design;
  • Application of detailed knowledge of project management methodology in achieving the successful delivery of client projects in full accordance with the goals and objectives established for each project;
  • Application of detailed knowledge of construction methodology, costing and procurement;
  • Preparation and communication of project status reporting with clients;
  • Interfacing with approving authorities with respect to expediting site plan approvals, development agreements, building permits, occupancy requirements and other required regulatory approvals specific to projects;
  • Utilization of industry standard computer applications in carrying out project management duties.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Eight (8) or more years of continuous and progressively challenging project management experience in the development of institutional, commercial and/or industrial building projects;
  • Registered in good standing as a Professional Engineer in Ontario, (P.Eng.);
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from the Project Management Institute;
  • A university degree in engineering or related equivalent;
  • Excellent proficiency using industry relevant computer applications and technology;
  • Superior analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills;
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize competing demands;
  • Ability to build effective working relationships at all levels across customer organizations, as well as influence and persuade all related key decision makers and multiple stakeholders;
  • Knowledge structuring and negotiating industry-relevant complex contracts and related agreements;
  • Strong client service focus and proven ability to deliver outcomes that meet/exceed expectations;
  • Superior leadership skills and experience managing teams;
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Common sense and judgment combined with strong business acumen;
  • High energy, ambition, drive and commitment to deliver excellence in results. It is important that the candidate be accustomed to operating in a demanding, results oriented entrepreneurial environment where accountability and delivery of results is core to success;
  • Driven to make impactful decisions and motivated by playing a leadership role;
  • The ideal candidate will bring a personal approach to dealing with people, communicate openly and directly with team members as well as partner successfully with colleagues and clients alike.

To explore this opportunity in strict confidence, please contact:

 David Lawsdavelaws

Managing Director, DAVID LAWS & COMPANY

Direct: 416.322.0066 | Mobile: 416.885.6600

Email: david@davidlaws.ca | http://www.davidlaws.ca

DAVID LAWS & COMPANY INC

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