Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Senior Project Manager – Transmission and Distribution

Location CA-BC-Vancouver
Job ID
Project Management


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As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting project opportunities, we seek a Project Manager with large scale Transmission and Distribution experience to join our team.


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 a focus on large scale Transmission and Distribution projects which are 69kV and higher.


As an expert in this area you will be able to demonstrate 10 years hands on Project Management experience in large scale power infrastructure projects specific to Transmission and Distribution with a value of 200 million dollars.

 Our Project Managers act as trusted advisors to our clients. We represent their interests at all times to multiple stakeholders and provide 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. 


With over 600 employees and 27 + office locations 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 our clients’ vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries.


Who you are:


We’re looking for outstanding project leaders who are organized, have a keen eye for details and have led and managed complex projects from start to finish – on time and on budget. You’re good at building strong, trusting client relationships and have a knack for bringing the right people together to come up with innovative ideas and solutions.


You love variety in your work and when every day is different from the next. You’re the kind of person who dives right in, learning as much as you can about a new client, a different industry or business, and you’ll apply your knowledge and technical expertise to get the best results.


What you’ll get to do as a 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lead the control of project related documents and deliver all work in accordance with Colliers Project Leaders Quality Management System and procedures
  • 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


What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A minimum 10 years of experience as a Project Manager in the world of EPCM, representing owners to multiple stakeholders in the delivery of projects of varying size and scope in a range in large scale utility, and power transmission (69 kV and higher) and distribution projects
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues
  • A university degree in engineering.
  • Sound understanding of power transmission and distribution design aspects
  • Proven projects related problem solving ability
  • Working knowledge of consulting and construction procurement s, strong knowledge of various types of construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as building codes, contract law and relevant legislation
  • 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 and PMP designation; LEED AP accreditation an asset


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