Project Manager – Multiple Locations

The Position

With our head office just steps from the Campbell River Sea walk, overlooking Discovery Passage, WestUrban Developments Ltd. is a vibrant, fast-growing real estate development company. Our team has over 30 years expertise in construction management, customized development and development planning in Western Canada and Vancouver Island. We believe that positive relationships are the cornerstone for success, and we strive to build strong teams built on respect, integrity, and safety. Our positive environment encourages and empowers our teams to find innovative solutions and overcome challenges.

If this sounds like the place where you would like to grow your career, we are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our team and lead our first exciting project in Winnipeg as we expand into the Manitoba market. Working collaboratively with team members, the Project Manager will review local market conditions, oversee procurement of sub-contractors, write detail scopes, and draft contracts. In collaboration with site superintendents, the Project Manager will also develop project schedules and ensure resources are in place as dictated by established project schedules and budgets; as well as assisting with mentoring and training personnel to support the successful growth of WestUrban Developments Ltd.

Responsibilities

• Recruit potential consultants, engineers, and sub-contractors in various markets where development sites are located;

• Develop and propose development and construction budgets;

• Tender, negotiate, and secure sub-contracts within project timelines and budgets;

• Provide technical information to employees and subcontractors ensuring projects are delivered in scope and in accordance with standards, codes, specifications and design instructions;

• Identify, mitigate, and manage project risks across multiple projects concurrently;

• Foster excellent collaboration within the overall project team;

• Support the project team in solving construction issues in time sensitive and urgent situations;

• Understand and perform efficient and effective document control functions including tracking and issuing RFIs, submittals, contracts, and change orders;

• Develop, implement, and monitor development and construction schedules;

• Deliver projects in scope, on time, and on budget.

Qualifications

• Degree or diploma in Planning, Architecture, or Engineering or certification/registration in a relevant professional discipline, or equivalent experience;

• Construction safety certification would be an asset;

• 5-7 years minimum experience in a Project Management position, preferably in a multi-family construction environment;

• Advanced computer skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office and Excel;

• Ability to make decisions and meet critical deadlines, providing advice and direction to construction sites;

• Ability to adapt and demonstrate resiliency in response to changing work demands;

• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team environment;

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with project and company stakeholders; including managing sub-contractor relationships and performance;

• Self-motivated with a positive attitude and a results-oriented approach;

• Attention to detail with the ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy;

• Strong prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines and take responsibility for your work;

• Ability to think creatively when problem solving, proactively adapting to challenges;

• A high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality;

• Excellent leadership skills with a willingness to train, motivate, and develop employees and colleagues;

• Superb written and spoken communication skills.

We provide a competitive salary, based on experience, and benefits package. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please submit your application below or email your resume and cover letter to careers@westurban.ca.

We are committed to the principles of employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. This job posting will remain open until the role has been filled.

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