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Posted on: August 26, 2019
Deadline: September 9, 2019
Grade: 16


Reporting to the Senior Director, Project Management, the incumbent provides project management services to the University community, from project planning to construction delivery. The incumbent plans and manages the portfolio of smaller scale renovation and infrastructure projects.

Primary responsibilities

  • Deliver a program of capital projects that range in value from $20K to $1M+ with projects involving renovations or infrastructure replacements for the University buildings.
  • Manage an internal project management team composed of project managers, project coordinators and technical staff, and, at times, external project managers.
  • Hire and oversee outside professionals and contractors required to plan, design, deliver and commission the projects in the program.
  • Integrate internal services to successfully plan, design, construct and deliver construction/renovation projects. Coordinate the transfer of projects to the operational teams following deficiency corrections and commissioning.
  • Ensure good practices in project management are integrated within the delivery model and that the team is trained and following recognized PMI standards.
  • Collaborate to develop and improve standardized tools, procedures and templates for project management including professional, construction and contract management documents specific to small projects. Integrate processes and reports required to respect government reporting regulations and internal governance policies.
  • Provide cost statistics for all projects including new prototype projects from feasibility through planning and execution. Track on-going project costs versus the baseline.
  • Produce monthly status reports for the program of projects and individual project status reports for strategic projects including scope, budget, schedule, risks, next steps, etc.
  • Contribute to the annual capital and operational budget planning, Plan quinquennal d’investissement (PQI) administration, and financial project reporting processes.
  • Upon request, manage special projects for the Senior Director, Project Management, including construction projects or projects of an administrative nature.


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or in a related field and four to seven years of relevant job experience, ideally in a supervisory position in unionized and non-unionized environments.
  • Experience with institutional-educational projects.
  • Permit holding member, in good standing, of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, the Ordre des Architectes du Québec, or another equivalent professional association.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional certification desirable.
  • Sound knowledge of building codes, construction practice, laws and procedures, governmental regulations and construction costs and estimates.
  • Excellent project management practice, experience and training with a track record of planning and managing projects on-time and on-budget while maintaining quality services.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with teams under direct supervision.
  • Client orientation with ability to anticipate potential problems and address them proactively.
  • Proven stakeholder management skills and excellent negotiating , interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Good knowledge of office systems, MS project and project management tools in a PC environment.


$100,858 - $116,984 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by September 9, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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