Working collaboratively with other departments, the Project Manager is responsible for the successful performance of their assigned projects throughout Western Canada.
The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring successful project outcomes which include, but are not limited to:
- Promoting a positive safety culture.
- Planning and scheduling.
- Project estimating.
- Preparing quotations, tender submissions, and proposals.
- Preparing execution plans and other project documents.
- Executing projects in accordance with established budgets, schedules, and contracts.
- Diligently monitoring and controlling project costs.
- Forecasting project outcomes.
- Managing risk.
- Providing input into financial reports.
- Performing change management.
- Client and stakeholder management.
- Contract Management.
- Preparing purchase orders and subcontract agreements.
- Reporting on project performance.
- Document management.
- Coordinating and collaborating with other departments as required.
- Project close-out.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE
- Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or comparable training and experience is required.
- Experience in managing construction projects is required.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or P.Eng designations are an asset.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Understanding of industry standard project management practices.
- High sense of urgency while performing tasks.
- Able to effectively collaborate and communicate with internal stakeholders and team members to ensure successful project outcomes.
- Able to systematically breakdown project scope, from bid documents, specifications, drawings, and other sources as required to plan and estimate a project.
- Able to create basic schedules using Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, or similar software.
- Able to assist or lead the preparation of quotations, tenders, and/or proposals.
- Strong understanding of project controls
- Strong understanding of change management.
- Understanding of contract management.
- Able to manage the contract between CUC and our customer.
- Able to manage vendors and subcontractors.
- Highly effective negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolutions skills.
- Ability to juggle two to three (2-3) projects at one time.
- Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, and other standard business applications.
- Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations.
- Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
- Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.
- Travel throughout Western Canada is required.
- Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
- Class 5 driver’s license, in good standing.