Commercial Project Manager

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24 Aug 2018  Anywhere

Commercial Project Manager

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Job Description

We are presently recruiting for a Project Manager (Commercial) on behalf of our client whose specialties include professional and business offices as well as industrial and retail real estate. This role will be the principal advisor to tenants, representing their interest while providing technical guidance and project leadership to all involved. The professional must demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of total project delivery experience – new building development and capital improvements.

Responsibilities will include:

Own and guide projects from concept to completion (preliminary design, detailed design, planning, scheduling, budgeting, tendering, construction and turn over to operating staff).

Develop strong client relationships and act as a key advisor throughout the project.

Chair project and site meetings, resolve issues and coordinate with multiple stakeholders.

Report regularly on project status by means of schedule updates, meeting minutes, financial records and other reports.

Provide oversight, analysis, and leadership to the change management process, building schedules, payment certificates and other contract or project related administrative documents

Review monthly progress claims from engineers for compliance with engineer agreements and recommend payments.

Obtain the required project approvals from relevant stakeholders (internal approval, zoning, heritage, etc.) including the review and interpretation of municipal by-laws.

Identifying, obtaining and managing environmental approvals, permits or licenses.


Minimum of 5 years of experience representing owners in the delivery of projects of varying size and scope.

Strong knowledge of construction and project management methodologies and practices.

A university degree or diploma in engineering or architecture. A Project Management designation would be considered an asset.

Skilled ability to facilitate and manage the efforts of project teams – architects, engineers, consultants and contractors.

Familiarity with sustainability/LEED design concepts.

Broad base of knowledge in building codes, contract law and relevant legislation

Strong organizational skills, combined with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues

Intermediate proficiency in MS Office, MS Project and MS Powerpoint.

Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation


To take advantage of this exceptional opportunity please contact Lynn Breau at 506-852-8043 or forward your resume to her attention by email to .

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