Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Senior Project Manager – Water and Wastewater

    Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    Program Management
  • Overview

    BE Totally Engaged. BE Business Savvy. BE the Right Partner. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders. 


    As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting new programs of work; we seek a Senior Project Manager with expertise leading the delivery of large, complex municipal sewer and drainage projects.


    The individual will join our rapidly growing Infrastructure Services team and act as a trusted advisor to Owners on large, complex infrastructure projects. Our team of consultants brings the project and technical leadership to client need, representing their interests at all times and ensuring successful outcomes. The Infrastructure Services team represents a significant area of growth within the overall organization.


    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 large scale sewer and drainage projects. Ideally you will hold either P.Eng or PMP and have experience working as an owner’s representative or in a professional services environment with a focus on municipal infrastructure projects, specializing in Water and Wastewater.


    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 appropriate to their level of experience.


    Who We Are:


    At Colliers Project Leaders, we lead building and infrastructure projects. 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 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: CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,000 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries.


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

    • Provide project leadership and design review expertise to the client's projects, representing their best interests and achieving their strategic end goals.
    • Be trusted advisor to the client, applying your deep understanding of design, construction and operation of water and wastewater facilities and associated infrastructure assets.
    • Lead clients through the set-up, initiation, execution, monitoring and reporting of their projects.
    • Provide leadership to a highly skilled project team, guiding them towards common goals and establish levels of authority and lines of communication.
    • Act as the key interface between Colliers Project Leaders and the Client.
    • Chair project and site meetings, identify and resolve project issues and coordinate multiple stakeholders.
    • Serve as the relationship manager role for select clients with the goal to nurture trusted relationships.
    • Contribute to the strategic growth of the infrastructure services business unit.
    • Apply your leadership and communication skills to bring together stakeholders and project teams.
    • Peer review the work of, mentor and develop project managers and engineering support staff.


    What you’ll need to be successful:

    • A degree or diploma in civil engineering or a related engineering discipline.
    • Eng. and/or PMP designations are required.
    • Minimum 15 years’ experience in the water and wastewater industry.
    • Experience leading large scale sewer and drainage projects.
    • Experience managing the design and construction of large Water and Wastewater projects.
    • 10 years of consulting engineering experience delivering water, sewer and drainage projects for municipal clients.
    • 7 years end to end project management experience including design, construction and commissioning.
    • Extensive client facing experience in the delivery of related projects.
    • Led and/or significantly contributed to the preparation of RFP/Q’s, tenders and tender awards.
    • Strong working knowledge of a variety of design and construction delivery models.
    • The leadership skills needed to influence decisions and resolve client and project issues.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
    • Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project).


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