Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure Services

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 the delivery of municipal and infrastructure projects to join our team in Calgary.


This is an opportunity to leverage your already significant project management experience and create lasting business relationships with clients to ensure project deliverables are met. To be successful in this role you will bring experience leading municipal infrastructure projects including transportation systems such as roadways, bridges and transit ways, water and wastewater management, and other horizontal infrastructure and municipal projects.  Candidates should have experience working as an owner’s representative or in a similar professional services environment and will preferably hold a P.Eng. and PMP designation.


Here at Colliers Project Leaders, the 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 and are given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and expertise on a diverse range of projects that vary in scope and complexity.


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 600 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.


How you’ll contribute as a Senior Project Manager at Colliers Project Leaders:


  • Work with clients in the early, conceptual stages of project initiation to ensure a strategic approach to project planning, setup and delivery;
  • Develop strong client relationships and act as the client’s single point of contact throughout the project to achieve the client’s goals and objectives;
  • Be a trusted advisor to the client, applying your understanding of design, construction and operation of horizontal municipal infrastructure;
  • Lead clients through the set-up, initiation, execution, monitoring and reporting of their projects;
  • 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 stakeholders;
  • 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 bring to the table:


  • A minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in project coordination and management, representing owners to multiple stakeholders in the delivery of infrastructure projects for municipalities;
  • A Post-Secondary degree or diploma in civil engineering or a related discipline;
  • Strong knowledge of various types of construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as contract law and relevant legislation;
  • Previous exposure to capital and municipal planning for horizontal infrastructure projects;
  • Experience leading or considerably contributing to the preparation of RFP/Q’s, tenders and tender awards;
  • 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;
  • Eng. or CET designation required and PMP considered an asset.


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