The Senior Project Manager will monitor, review and advise / recommend on overall process of construction projects on a frequent basis, to provide technical and management functions throughout the design, pre-
construction, construction and post construction phases. The Senior Project Manager will liaise with other internal departments, outside consultants and contractors and assist the Senior Director in leading cross functional teams on various aspects of construction projects to ensure projects are on schedule and within budget.
Additionally, the Senior Project Manager will arbitrate, negotiate and advise internally and externally including with government agencies;
establish new business partnerships and assist with the updating or revision of corporate policies as required in order to protect Cadillac Fairview’s contractual position and ensure finished project meets contracted standards.
Project budgets typically range from $10 million to $100 million.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Review consultants’ reports, invoices, project documents, correspondence, development information and leases; review and approve monthly payment certificates
Monitor scheduled events, project milestones and submission of required information
Schedule activities for completion of projects and works on a day-to-day basis to handle unexpected requests and deadlines
Maintain strong working relationship with the internal and external project stake holders
Work with the consultants to negotiate credits and / or extras for revised scope of work and to assist with implementing a value engineering process when necessary.
Organize meetings and meet with contractors / consultants to review scope of contract and impact of alternatives in reducing time and costs
Assist with preparation of pro-forma / budget / schedules
Assist with the selection of consultants / contractors
Prepare Monthly Project Status Reports
Support Corporate Internal Audit Processes
Stay current with community issues and construction and related technologies
Be familiar with, understand and apply CF policies and procedures, federal, provincial and municipal legislation and regulations (e.
g. Health & Safety, Environmental).
Understand that people relationships are critical in this role and include : executives and management, all departments involved in development projects, consultants, architects, engineers, municipal staff, tenants and Construction Managers.
WHO YOU ARE
Sound financial and business acumen
Strong written and verbal communications skills; effective at delivering difficult messages with tact and diplomacy
Ability to deliver strong presentations in a confident and credible manner
A proactive and perceptive outlook to achieve results.
Team Player attitude
The ability to be a Self-Starter
Effective problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills with the ability to influence others
Effective prioritization skills with proven success in managing multiple priorities with varying deadlines
A strong capability for identifying, assessing and managing both risks and opportunities
Demonstrated capability in being open minded and flexible in both thoughts and approach
An ability to collaborate, consult and build strong relationships within a national organization
Demonstrated capacity to work under pressure and to embrace change
An ability to complete mid-sized, multi-faceted projects from start to finish under general direction of the Director
Solid working knowledge of the Building Code and Industry related technology.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
An undergraduate degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction / Project Management or Technical Diploma or Certificate in similar industry disciplines combined with relevant experience.
A minimum of 7 years of relevant and progressive experience in office construction required; additional experience in one of the following areas : hi-
rise residential or retail, real estate development, architecture or other engineering disciplines.
LEED and or PMP accreditation would be an asset.
Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Project or Primavera
WORKING CONDITIONS :
The ability to conduct regular site visits as required, including climbing ladders, exposed to noise, dust and / or external elements (Hard Hat and Safety boots required).
The ability to travel frequently as this may be required
BUILD YOUR FUTURE WITH CADILLAC FAIRVIEW!
At Cadillac Fairview, we are so much more than our properties. We are building leaders at all levels. We offer the challenge of interesting work, a great organizational culture, the opportunity to collaborate with the best in the business, and support for your growth and development.
We reward values-based behavior and superior results with a competitive rewards package that includes best-in-class benefits and pension.
Cadillac Fairview is where you can make a difference.
WHY WORK AT CF?
At Cadillac Fairview, we believe that people are core to our success. You’ll join a diverse community and award-winning team, where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected.
Are you up for the challenge?
CF is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. If you need accommodation during the recruitment, assessment, and / or selection process, please notify your HR contact or email cfcareers cadillacfairview.com.