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Senior Project Manager

Toronto, ON · Real Estate
Senior Project Manager
Owner’s Representative
High Rise, Residential
GTA Toronto, ON

The Senior Project Manager / Owner’s Representative leads, directs and coordinates the overall management of multiple projects. Is accountable for total project delivery including planning, execution, and monitoring, to ensure compliance with safety, quality, budget, and schedule requirements.
Senior Project Manager / Owner’s Representative Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Represent Company and conduct all communications to the highest standards.
  • Develop and maintain Master Project schedule
  • Ensure all contracts and subcontracts are issued in accordance with the schedule.
  • Ensure all team members have read and understood project objectives, including project specifications / agreements and head contract requirements.
  • Create the record of events, ensuring all document control requirements are up to date and detailed in nature.
  • Prepare all scope of work for Company and subcontract work.
  • Obtain all permits and local authority permission to build, as required by the contract. 
  • Conduct internal construction project start-up meetings to ensure contracts and scope are aligned with project goals and head contract requirements.
  • Review drawings and submission requirements prior to submissions.
  • Establish and monitor construction work schedules including “look ahead” schedules.
  • Update and maintain weekly Master Project Schedule and ensure Superintendent look-aheads are aligned. Monitor productivity rates and subcontractor planned vs. actuals in the schedule.
  • Hold regular subcontract progress meetings and track progress.
  • Review all RFIs and change order requests to ensure completeness and clarity prior to submission to client
  • Ensure all work meets or exceeds federal, provincial and municipal laws and standards.
  • Manage financial requirements for the lifecycle of the project, including revenue forecasting, billing, invoicing and approval of payments.
  • Prepare monthly external and internal reports as per the project procedures handbook and requirements of the contract.
  • Ensure compliance with all environment regulations and policies.
  • Ensure commercial terms, head contract and legal obligations required by the project are followed at all times.
  • Manage and assess risk for the duration of the project.
  • Allocate work, where applicable, and provide direction to the Project Coordinators in the planning and execution of the project as it relates to: customer relations; RFIs, scope of work, extra work orders, issue logs, NCRs (quality), deficiencies, administrative distribution, commissioning, as built documentation, LEED and close out documents. 
  • Ensure timely total completion of project including contractually and financially.
  • Notify client of requested changes and action plan to obtain completion.
  • Complete project close-out report; and conduct a close out meeting with the client.
  • Develop high performance employees by effectively recruiting suitable new talent, providing continuous positive and constructive feedback, on-going assessment of non-performing employees and planning for succession.
  • Lead and participate in corporate initiatives.
Senior Project Manager / Owner’s Representative Qualifications: 
  • Undergraduate degree engineering or construction management
  • 10 years’ professional experience
  • 5 years’ leadership experience in a Real Estate company
  • Proven track record of successful residential project management of major building construction
  • Experience using MS Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities, capable of handling pressure and challenges
  • Deep expertise and a proven track record with respect to the continuous improvement of project delivery services and value-added constructability processes and practice
  • Demonstrates integrity and strives for excellence
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated through delivering presentations, negotiating, and communicating to a variety of stakeholders including clients, management, and site employees
  • Ability to lead a team through mentoring, supervising, training, and development
  • Ability to inspire trust in difficult situations by instilling confidence and engaging people
  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities, capable of handling pressure and challenges
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them
  • Strong critical thinking, troubleshooting, presentation, and problem-solving skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise

Senior Project Manager / Owner’s Representative:
Competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, learning / development / growth opportunities, project stability and diversity

Similar Job Titles:
Owner’s Representative
Senior Project Manager
Project Manager
Construction Project Manager
Residential Project Manager
Project Director

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