Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Project Manager, Transportation (Southern & Central Ontario)

CA-ON-Markham
Job ID
2017-1954
Category
Project Management

Overview

As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting new programs of infrastructure work, we seek a Project Manager, Transportation with expertise leading the planning, design and construction of municipal roads and bridge projects.
 
The value you would bring this role is a wealth of experience leading roads and bridge projects (new, widening, and expansions) of varying  scope and complexity for municipal clients. The ideal hire demonstrates a minimum of 8-10 years of experience leading the above types of projects and is a P.Eng.  PMP designation is an asset.
 
Who We Are:


At Colliers Project Leaders (formerly MHPM 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 500 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.

Responsibilities

What you'll get to do as a Project Manager:


• Provide leadership to  municipal client projects, representing their best interests and achieving their strategic end goals.
• Be a trusted advisor to the client, applying your deep understanding of planning, design, construction and operation of a variety of municipal infrastructure assets (roads, bridges and facilities).
• Take ownership of the set-up, initiation, execution, monitoring and reporting of their projects
• Organize project teams towards a common goal and establish levels of authority and lines of communication.
• Report on project status by means of progress reports, meeting minutes, and other reports.
• Chair project and site meetings, identify and resolve project issues and coordinate multiple stakeholders.
• Apply your leadership and communication skills to bring together stakeholders and project teams.
• Peer review the work of, mentor and develop assistant project managers and  support staff.

Qualifications

What you'll need to be successful in the role:


• A degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering discipline.
• Professional Engineer designation (P. Eng) or equivalent. PMP designation is a definite asset and will be mandatory within one year of hire.
• Minimum 10 years of consulting or public sector engineering experience delivering civil projects for local and regional municipalities and Provincial Ministries.
• Previous leadership of capital and municipal planning for linear infrastructure development
• Solid understanding of the environmental assessment processes and regulations, combined with experience liaising with regulatory officials.
• Extensive client facing experience in the delivery of related projects.
• Led and/or significantly contributed to the preparation of RFP/Q’s, tenders and tender awards.
• Practical understanding of infrastructure planning and design legislation and processes.
• The leadership skills needed to influence decisions and resolve client and project issues.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project).
• Willingness and means to travel to client projects. Possession of a valid driver's license.

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