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Project Management & Development Services - Project Manager

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #118
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Reports to:
Vice-President, Project Management and Development Services


The Project Manager will be primarily responsible for project planning and execution pre-construction and development activities of high-rise residential projects throughout the GTA. This includes the management and coordination of design, value engineering, pre-tendering activities and consultant contracts. This role is key in handling execution of complex developments during the construction and close-out stages of a project


  • Plan, organize, direct, and manage all facets of residential or mixed use projects and ensure pre-established costs, schedule and scope objectives are achieved;

  • Determine resources required to ensure all aspects of the project are managed appropriately

  • Liaise with internal stakeholders such as the investments group, marketing and leasing and external stakeholders such as partners, consultants, construction manager, building trades, building department and municipal staff;

  • Coordinate with General Contractor, subcontractors, planners, engineers, architects and other consultants;

  • Produce regular reports and updates for project stakeholders;

  • Prepare RFPs for procurement of consultants and construction manager;

  • Review tender packages and contract documents as necessary;

  • Hold regular construction progress meetings and track progress; monitor productivity rates and contractor planned vs. actuals;

  • Accounting functions, including issuing purchase orders, cost file maintenance, managing change orders, billings and account reconciliation;

  • Lead the condominium registration process including liaising with various stakeholders including lawyers, surveyors, planners and municipal authorities;

  • Comply with all legal authorities having jurisdiction to secure all legal paperwork including permits (Site Plan Approval, Building Permits, etc.);

  • Ensure the high-quality standards of Canderel developments are met;

  • Manage design, construction and budget risks including creation of a risk mitigation strategy;

  • Ensure project profitability, schedule adherence and client satisfaction;

  • Manage overall project closeout including document maintenance, deficiencies and warranty work;

  • Manage the administration of the Technical Audit obligations and Warranty issues;

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience in project management of residential development projects (asset: multi-family) within a development company;

  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, engineering, architecture, planning, construction management or equivalent experience;

  • Project Management professional or P.Eng designation considered an asset;

  • Demonstrated ability or aptitude analyzing drawings for site, building, and suite plans;

  • A good business acumen, including a clear ‘big picture’ understanding of cost vs risk;

  • Superior communication skills, both in written and verbal;

  • Excellent comprehension of building drawings, codes and site specifications;

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with proven ability to coordinate cross-functional and remote teams;

  • Refined analytical skills and attention to detail;

  • Resilient to thrive under stress and pressure to meet deadlines;

  • A team player.

Canderel is an equal opportunity employer. We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce drives innovation and makes our company stronger. We are committed to fostering a safe and positive environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants to join our team as we continue to grow and build a strong and varied workforce reflective of today’s diverse world. Should you need accommodation during the application process, please contact Shawna Brothers, Manager, Talent Acquisition, National

Other details

  • Job Family Project & Development Services
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Toronto, ON, Canada