The Project Coordinator (Construction Specialist) will be accountable to work closely with internal and external stakeholders on a variety of facilities construction and renovation projects.
The incumbent will provide expertise in all areas of project execution, control and successful delivery. The Project Coordinator will manage the creation of project plans for each project, and will ensure the achievement of project outcomes within the established timelines and budgetary constraints.
The incumbent will define deliverables, metrics, identify resource requirements, manage project roles, meet training needs and provide customer satisfaction and reporting to ensure the quality of project deliverables.
The Project Coordinator will lead the tendering process for these projects including the issuance of consultant agreements, construction contracts, purchase requisitions, work orders and invoice approvals.
The incumbent will prepare and present updates to key groups throughout project lifecycles, and support the development and delivery of key university communications related to the project implementation.
3 year College Diploma in Engineering or Architectural Technology
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering of Architecture is preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred
5 years of project management experience in construction or renovation, successfully managing small to medium-sized projects
Experience in a large, complex, institutional environment is preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Thorough knowledge of Ontario Building Code, Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, guidelines and regulations
Project management skills to align projects with strategic goals and operational objectives, ensure team roles are clear, milestones are communicated and deadlines are met
Organizational skills to manage multiple activities / projects
In-depth knowledge of techniques for planning, managing and coordinating projects that involve a variety of stakeholders
Ability to handle diverse situations, multiple and complex projects and rapidly changing priorities
Knowledge of common project obstacles and necessary controls and contingency plans that will help address them
Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
Communication skills with the ability to converse with, write reports for, and deliver presentations to all levels of the organization
Professional manner, tact, diplomacy, sensitivity and discretion in dealing with various stakeholders and colleagues, including solid negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
Sound judgment and decision making ability with a willingness to employ a consultative and collaborative approach to addressing issues and making decisions
Strong business acumen with an ability to influence, motivate and inspire with or without positional authority
Critical thinking and discernment to assess and scope areas for improvement and an ability to offer creative solutions.
Strong customer service skills to understand customer needs and expectations and provide excellent customer service directly and indirectly to meet or exceed expectations
Self-driven, independent thinker who is highly motivated and possesses an intrinsic passion for quality
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development
Please note, successful applicants may be required to produce a current criminal record from a police service prior to commencing employment.