Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Project Manager, Correction facilities

    Location CA-QC-Montreal
    Job ID
    Project 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 project opportunities, we seek a Project Manager with specific experience delivering projects in Correctional institutions (Canada or USA) or within a high security environment similar to a Correctional facility. The Project Manager will reside out of our Montreal, Quebec office.

    To be successful in this role you will have to be bilingual (spoken & written) and be able to demonstrate a background in the successful delivery of building construction and/or capital improvement projects in the Correctional Institution sector. The candidate must have worked on a minimum of three (3) related projects in a Correctional facility or similar high-security environment in the last (7) years with a minimum value of $1 million each. Your projects will include managing multiple stakeholders' needs, while delivering complex projects encompassing all construction disciplines including Mechanical, Electrical and Architectural as well as building security, locking systems and electronic camera systems.

    Who We Are:
    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 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: 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 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 our Quality Management System and procedures
    • Maintain contact with existing and prospective clients and respond to business development and sales opportunities with support from Senior Leadership


    What you’ll need to be successful:

    • A bilingual project leader with project management experience in at least (3) successful construction projects in a Correctional facility or similar high-security environment in the last (7) years with a minimum value of $1million each
    • Experience representing owners to multiple stakeholders in the delivery of projects
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing public sector construction projects (federal, provincial, municipal, school boards, etc.)
    • A university degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering OR architecture
    • P.Eng, PMP or LEED AP designations will be considered an asset
    • 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.


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