Job Title Project Director - Major Projects - Buildings

 
2017/09/21Construction
Project Director - Major Projects - BuildingsBuildings
Toronto, ON /OR/ Calgary, AB
Our client is looking for a Project Director of Major Building Projects to join their team in either their Calgary, Alberta OR their Toronto, Ontario office!

This individual will play a key role in the planning, organizing, and direction of major projects in the buildings sector.

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Promote and support Operations safety through maintaining standards and adhering to policy
• Maintain client and key stakeholder relationships at the project level
• Contribute to tendering team activities for specific projects which may include construction and design management professionals, estimators and schedulers, commercial managers, sub-contracted design firms, and other construction management support staff
• Develop and execute tendering strategies focused on optimizing cost, schedule, Safety, Quality, and other relevant aspects of client requirements
• Work with the Construction Manager, Design Manager, Commercial Manager and Project Scheduler to plan the construction requirements of the project and to deliver the project on time and on budget
• Ensure project commercial and risk management systems, including health and safety, quality, accounting, finance, insurance, legal, and communication functions are implemented effectively and are compliant with corporate procedures
• Ensure compliance with all Federal, Provincial and local laws, particularly applicable
• Occupational Health Safety Acts / Construction Safety Act regulations and environmental requirements as they relate to the project scope of work
• Act as a principal point of contact and project representative to the private or public sector client
• Manage and lead construction tendering and execution teams. Prepare regular reports for company executives and project steering committees detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken
• Be willing to relocate to the city that a major project is located or commute there on a regular basis

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
• University degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management from an accredited institution
• 15+ years of experience in the commercial construction industry with a major contractor
• Exposure to large projects in excess of $100 Million
• Must have excellent interpersonal and client management skills
• Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, materials, negotiation, engineering, estimating, scheduling and safety)
• Healthcare or Airport project experience is seen as advantageous
• A demonstrable record of working on P3/PPP as well as Design Build projects
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written