Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Senior Project Manager - Institutional Projects

Job ID
Project Management


As Colliers Project Leaders continues to grow and attract exciting project opportunities, we seek a Senior Project Manager with experience leading projects in a variety of sectors to join our team in Calgary.


This is a senior leadership opportunity for a proven professional who has solidified their reputation in the industry and is looking to capitalize on that investment. To be successful in this role you will bring a wealth of experience leading projects and be able to demonstrate a portfolio varying in scope and complexity with depth in project delivery focusing on various environments such as highrise, healthcare, education, commercial, retail and institutional.


Ideally you will hold the PMP designation or other industry recognized designation and have experience working as an owner’s representative or in a professional services environment in a range of sectors.


Here at Colliers Project Leaders, the Senior 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 teams they oversee. Our people are not only Project Managers, they are Project Leaders who take a client centric approach to project delivery.


Who We Are:


At Colliers Project Leaders, we are building and infrastructure projects leaders. 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 offers 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: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries.


What you’ll get to do as a Project Manager at Colliers Project Leaders:


  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships and act as the client’s single point of contact throughout the project to achieve the client’s goals and vision
  • Work on a number of facilities and building projects, varying in size and scope
  • 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 project stakeholders
  • Maintain contact with existing and prospective clients and respond to business development and sales opportunities with support from the Business Development Team, Principal or Regional Vice President
  • Regularly report 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


What you’ll need to be successful:


  • A minimum of 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, institutional, healthcare, education, commercial, retail and municipal projects.
  • A university degree or diploma in engineering, architecture, construction management or quantity surveying (or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience)
  • 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 industry credentials such as PMP, P.Eng., CET, RA or similar industry recognized designation is considered a strong asset


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