Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Assistant Project Manager

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


    BE Totally Engaged. BE Business Savvy. BE the Right Partner. BE part of the Team Life at Colliers Project Leaders


    As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting project opportunities, we seek an Assistant Project Manager to join our team.  


    Are you motivated to build a strong career in Project Management? Do you have experience in a consultancy or professional services environment, design management, construction contract administration, or project financial management? Is your experience backed by an education in engineering, architecture or quantity surveying?


    Who you are


    Our Assistant Project Managers get the opportunity work with the best in the industry and to develop their skills on a diverse range of projects that vary in scope and complexity.


    To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate experience supporting projects varying in scope and complexity with depth in building, facilities and infrastructure projects in the private and public sectors.


    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.



    What success looks like:

    • Work alongside experienced project managers to learn the keys to client satisfaction and successful project delivery
    • Provide project support to the Project Manager(s) including schedule updates, progress reports and preparation of tender and contract documents
    • Engage in on-site organization of contractors and consultants
    • Attend project and site meetings, capturing action items and key decisions in minutes
    • Provide a communication path between the Project Manager(s) and contractors, consultants and suppliers
    • Provide relief support on other projects when available to do so
    • Ensure that project activities are conducted in accordance with Colliers Project Leaders Quality Management System

    Bonus skills and experience:

    • Strong leadership and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence others and resolve client, project and technical issues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
    • Proficient in MS Project, MS Word and MS Excel


    What you bring

    • A university degree or diploma in engineering, architecture or quantity surveying (or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience)
    • A minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience representing owners to multiple stakeholders to deliver projects of varying size and  scope in a range of sectors including, healthcare, education and municipal/provincial
    • Previous exposure to consultant and design management, construction contract administration and project financial an ass
    • An understanding of project delivery models, including design-build, construction management, design-bid-build
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills 
    • Self-motivation, initiative and an eagerness to learn
    • A results oriented approach with the ability to take responsibility
    • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize competing tasks to meet tight deadlines
    • Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications
    • CAPM designation, PMP and LEED accreditation would be an asset


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