Design Project Manager
London Life
Toronto, ON, CA
9d ago

Job Description

Do you thrive in a dynamic work atmosphere? Are you driven by innovative and forward-thinking ideas? Are you inspired to create progressive and collaborative workplaces?

Do you put customers at the for-front of your designs?

Under the direction of the Manager, Corporate Properties Design this position is directly responsible for managing the successful completion of Interior Design projects for all Great-

West Life, London Life, and Canada Life leased field office space across Canada and within each Canadian Head Office Complex while providing excellent client service and project team leadership.

This position is directly responsible for all aspects of the planning, development, and implementation and has overall project accountability for schedule, budget, and scope.

Accountabilities :

  • Conceptual design development, feasibility analysis, construction and move management of projects to satisfy internal client requirements,
  • Production of space plans, furniture plans, elevations, millwork details and sections,
  • Completion of written, verbal, and visual presentations for projects, analysis of building codes for all provinces, review of the National Fire Code and Workplace Health and Safety regulations,
  • Creation of architectural working drawings and specifications according to the building codes and design of the project including finish selections,
  • Preparation and administration of construction tenders, contracts, and contract admin documents,
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders including clients, project team members, vendors, and external resources,
  • Coordination of internal resources as well as external design consultants, contractors, and sub-trades to ensure accurate and timely delivery of projects.
  • Qualifications and Competencies :

  • University degree Bachelor of Interior Design, Bachelor of Environmental Design, or Masters of Interior Design. NCIDQ accreditation and / or ARIDO membership would be an asset.
  • Five (5)+ years of Interior Design and Project Management experience with preferred experience in corporate office interiors or related field,
  • Understanding of project management methods, practices, processes and scheduling is essential. PMP certification would be an asset,
  • Demonstrated and comprehensive Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, and MS Project,
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD is essential. Experience with AutoCAD Architecture 2013 would be an asset,
  • Proven analytical ability and problem solving skills,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills,
  • Well developed organizational skills including an ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and work to deadlines and within budget,
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as part of a team,
  • Strong commitment to customer service and team work.
  • Discover your opportunity . Apply today!

    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.

    If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.

    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States.

    As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings.

    We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported.

    We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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