Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Director, Construction Management

    Location CA-ON-Burlington
    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 grow and attract exciting new project opportunities, we seek a Director, Construction Management to join our team.


    Why Colliers Project Leaders?

    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. 


    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. 

    With over 600 employees 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 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.




    The Director will be responsible for construction management and project management teams having accountability for project delivery and performance. This Director must be able to think strategically, but also execute on the ground level in planning and operations. This role requires a motivated individual having extensive civil, structural, electrical and mechanical experience along with broad project management experience.
    With advanced problem solving skills and delegation of tasks, this position will lead the construction management team to help attain the stipulated company goals. Managing the preparation of proposals, bid documents, preparation of cost estimates, tracking constructions costs, developing and maintaining internal construction systems and managing all aspects of construction operations are the requirements for this position.
    The ideal candidate will manage the overall direction of construction projects from pre-construction through closeout including advising on constructability issues, setting quality standards and managing team collaboration while fully contributing to company’s culture, mission and values through thoughtful leadership and actions.

    Position responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

    • Create a vision and develop a growth plan for promoting Construction Management
    • Expand the construction management practice area by reaching out to talented individuals within the company and within the industry and coordinating with inhouse recruiter, training personnel on staff, visiting client sites on a regular basis to ensure current construction management staff are meeting or exceeding client’s expectations and needs and securing construction management and project management assignments
    • Assume project responsibility from pre-construction through closeout to include but not limited to consultants and professional services providers, owner relations, contractor relations, constructability, team collaboration, project schedule, reports and budgets.
    • Manage a team of estimators, site superintendents, construction managers, project managers, and administrators on multiple projects being delivered concurrently in multiple locations.
    • Plan, budget, manage and complete projects of greater construction complexity and challenge; project portfolios, or strategic opportunities
    • Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with project managers, assistant project managers and other team members to review general work progress, accomplishments and areas for improvement.
    • Represent Colliers Project leaders at all times in a professional manner that is consistent with the company’s values, including maintaining current project-specific knowledge, being prepared for project meetings, proactively communicating with the project team, and meeting deadlines and commitments.
    • Build effective relationships with customers, design consultants, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations.



    • Degree in Engineering, Architecture and/or Construction Management
    • Minimum 12 years of experience in the construction industry and 5 years in a senior management role
    • Advanced knowledge of construction principles and best practices
    • Experience overseeing subcontracts, subcontractors and/or self-perform work
    • Experience leading successful project teams, including development of employees
    • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external entities
    • Excellent organizational, team management, problem solving, and motivational skills


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