Project Manager (Industrial, Science & Technology) Job at Turner & Townsend Toronto, ON

Company Description

Turner & Townsend is looking for a Project Manager to support large-scale, ground-up and renovation construction projects with our prominent Industrial, Life Sciences and Technology (IS&T) clients. The role will be responsible for all aspects of project delivery, from inception through to commissioning and handover.

Do you want to be part of our successful Real Estate Project Management team supporting top clients for Turner & Townsend in Toronto? We are hiring an ambitious and forward thinking Project Manager to work in our growing team.

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Who are you?

You are an experienced client-side Project Manager with a minimum of 3 – 6 years post-graduate experience looking for the next step or are currently undertaking a similar role in a similar environment

Job Description

As a Project Manager, you will be involved in:

Contributing to our achievement of Turner & Townsend’s global vision

Contributing to our IS&T business plan objectives, and strategy

Establishing professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and other stakeholders (consultants and contractors) involved in the projects and programs we deliver

Working with the client to establish overall project cost, schedule, and budget

Managing and collaborating with client, consultant, and contractor teams to achieve project deliverables

Delivering clear and concise reporting to clients to provide visibility on project status, risks, and issues, and allow our clients to make timely and informed decisions

Setting up and lead meetings, transcribe meeting minutes and drive action items to closure.

Ensuring project compliance with client’s document controls and file specifications.

Administering a variety of contracts and master service agreements in accordance with project objectives and policies for the entire project lifecycle.

Attending up to weekly site visits when under construction some times travelling outside the GTA area in Ontario and Other Provinces around Canada.

Sound knowledge of Ontario Legislation with respect to Health & Safety

Oversee and manage the transfer of the building operations to the client including all close out documentation and warranties.

Liaison with the Constructor during construction to facilitate smooth transition to the Client/Tenant Fit Out / Operations Phase

Administering and coordinating project closeout documentation including lessons learned workshops


Sector Experience, Skills & Qualifications

Previous experience and a sound and suitable understanding of the following will be a distinct advantage in applying for this role:

Project and Program Management

Whilst we will consider candidates with a range of sector experience, candidates with experience in the following sectors are particularly sought.

Industrial Warehouses

Data Centres

High-Tech Manufacturing

Life Science Laboratories

Other highly serviced critical infrastructure projects

Sound knowledge of all disciplines related to IS&T

Contract Management

Scheduling (Software experience including MS Project, P6)

Collaborative approach and best-for-project attitude

Identifying and driving efficiencies and improvements through the project lifecycle

Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.

Advanced skills with spreadsheets, report writing and presentations.

Strong and professional communication skills, with great organization skills, ability to multi-task.

Must have a “team attitude”, be self-motivated and be willing to support other groups and projects when required.

Experience with business development, including developing business with existing and new clients, and cross-selling.

University/Technical College degree/certificate in Construction Management/Engineering or a related field.

Member of a relevant Professional Institute preferred.

Additional Information

Turner & Townsend is a leading independent professional services company specializing in program management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 108 offices in 45 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximizing value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets. We are an Equal opportunity employer who will ensure accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities upon request

Turner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CV’s that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list. Any speculative or unsolicited CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

About the Company

Company: Turner & Townsend

Company Location:  Toronto, ON

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