Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Senior Project Manager

Location CA-YT | CA-NU-Iqaluit
Job ID
Project Management


As Colliers Project Leaders continues to pursue exciting project opportunities in Canada’s North, we seek a Senior Project Manager to join our team. This is an opportunity for an aspiring professional who has gained a solid reputation in the industry and is looking to capitalize on that investment by helping us establish a presence in Whitehorse, or Yellowknife Yukon.


This opportunity requires someone either based in Whitehorse or willing to relocate to the area. This role offers the right individual the opportunity not only to lead projects but further develop business and eventually establish an office in Whitehorse or Yellowknife to service the Yukon and Northwest Territories.


This is an opportunity for an aspiring professional to further develop their career not only in project management but also develop leadership, operations and business development skills. To be successful in the role you will bring experience leading construction projects, strong leadership and relationship building ability and an entrepreneurial spirit. Candidates should have experience working as an owner’s representative or in a similar professional services environment and will preferably hold a professional designation such as P.Eng., Registered Architect, CET, or PMP for example.


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


Why the Yukon?


Whitehorse is the bustling capital City of Yukon and has all the amenities including Starbucks, Canadian Tire to name a few. It is an outdoor playground with the mountains, lakes and rivers at your fingertips. It is an exciting, growing City with a strong community feel.   More information on Whitehorse can be found at the link below:



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 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: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 Senior Project Manager at Colliers Project Leaders:

  • 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
  • Lead  projects, varying in size, scope and complexity
  • Be a trusted advisor to the client, applying your understanding of design, construction and operation of infrastructure assets 
  • 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 reporting 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
  • Identify additional project and business opportunities in the Yukon and assist the Regional Vice President, and Regional Principals to expand operations in the area


What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A minimum of 10 or 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 commercial, retail, light industrial, healthcare, education and municipal/provincial;
  • A university degree in a relevant engineering, architecture, project management or construction management discipline
  • 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 designation such as P.Eng., Registered Architect,  required and PMP considered an asset




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