Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Project Manager – Commercial mixed-use and Corporate Offices

Location CA-BC-Vancouver
Job ID
Project Management


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As Colliers Project Leaders continues to grow and attract exciting project opportunities, we seek a Project Manager with Commercial mixed-use and Corporate Office project experience to join our team in Vancouver.


The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of project experience in the area of commercial mixed-use and corporate offices (new builds and tenant improvements). You will be able to demonstrate a portfolio of projects varying in scope and complexity and be capable of leading the client through design, construction, FF&E, and move-in. You will bring a full understanding of the “start to finish” project lifecycle and an ability to work with a full array of stakeholders from brokers, tenants and owners while establishing best practice Project Management methodologies and procedures.


Ideally you will hold PMP and have experience working as an owner’s representative or in a professional services environment.


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 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
  • 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 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 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


What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 7+ 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, Mixed-use, Corporate Office
  • A university degree or diploma in engineering, architecture or quantity surveying (or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience)
  • Strong understanding of best practice Project Management methodologies and procedures within a PMO environment
  • Demonstrable experience leading the Design process
  • Strong knowledge of various types of construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as 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
  • PMP designation and LEED AP accreditation an asset


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