Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Senior Design Manager - Hospitality

    Location CA-AB-Calgary | CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    Project Management
  • Overview

    BE an Expert. BE Business Savvy. BE the Right Partner. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders. Join our team as a Senior Design Manager for Major Hospitality Projects.  


    At Colliers Project Leaders, we help our clients succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.


    In this role, you’ll join our team of experts who lead building and infrastructure projects. Through our Get it Right Solution™, you’ll ensure we get it ready, get it built and get it performing -- so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.


    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. To learn more about Colliers Project Leaders, visit


    We’d love to meet you. Apply today to join our team.



    What success looks like:

    • The ability to successfully operate in a matrix organizational structure and work in a collaborative team environment to achieve overall project and client success
    • The willingness to act as a key point contact and find the best total solutions for our clients resulting in a high level of client satisfaction and quality of work delivered
    • Capability in providing a roadmap with clear direction through key stages of projects providing guidance along the way to clients, stakeholder groups and project design and construction teams
    • Your clients trust you and rely on your knowledge, skills and expertise to achieve their business goals and objectives
    • Clients are impressed with your ability to represent their best interests regarding planning, design, contractual and technical issues
    • Internal and external project teams know they can rely on your ability to manage change, communicate and coordinate between multiple stakeholders, resolve issues, and achieve project deliverables throughout planning, design and delivery
    • Maintaining governance across projects, leading to greater risk mitigation and management
    • Contributions to other local or national healthcare pursuits including leveraging existing contacts, supporting corporate growth strategies and engaging in business development and marketing activities focused on the healthcare business community



    Who you are:


    We’re looking for a Senior Design Manager who is looking for the right opportunity to leverage their skills in the hospitality sector into a successful leadership role. You bring previous experience working on projects and providing oversight to consultants through master planning, functional programming, design phases and delivery of projects varying in scope, complexity and procurement methodology within the hospitality sector, including convention and events centers, hotels, recreation centers or other similar commercial or municipal facilities.


    You are well respected in the hospitality industry sector and bring knowledge, vision and experience working alongside high performing teams, and consistently exceed client expectations through design and delivery of major hospitality facilities. 


    Are you looking to build upon your already stellar reputation as a leader in the hospitality sector to make a difference for our clients and their stakeholders? Look no further.


    What you bring:

    • A university degree in architecture or engineering, with professional status, or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience relevant to leading building projects in the healthcare industry
    • Professional industry credentials such as Registered Architect, PMP, P.Eng., or other similar industry recognized designation is considered a strong asset
    • At least 12 to 18 years of experience working on projects, providing oversight to design teams and consultants, and representing owner’s interests on major hospitality projects
    • Prior experience operating in a consulting environment within the hospitality domain
    • Strong leadership, stakeholder management and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence, persuade others, manage conflict and resolve a variety of client, design, project and technical issues
    • Strong knowledge of master planning and design management, functional programming, procurement methodologies, construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as contract law and relevant legislation
    • A strong ability to build credibility and trust with clients through both individual expertise and team performance

    Bonus skills and experience:

    • Exceptional communication, facilitation, interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Highly proficient in MS Project, MS Word and MS Excel


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