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Govan Brown & Associates: Construction Project Manager

Govan Brown & Associates

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted April 15, 2021.

In a snapshot Govan Brown Construction Managers has an exciting opportunity for a talented and energetic Project Manager toensure our client projects are executed on schedule, within budget and at the highest quality.

The Opportunity Manage projects to ensure they meet corporate goals for safety, quality, budget, schedule and profitabilityMaintain regular communication with Project team, Site Manager(s), Clients, designers, trades, architects and all other stakeholders for each project to ensure effective coordination of construction activitiesMonitor legal, contractual, and financial aspects of construction projects and develop and implement actions to mitigate potential risks and challengesPerform project estimating; including subcontractorsolicitation, through to subcontract buyout and contractingOversee construction tenders and negotiationsCreate, monitor and report on project schedules and costs, margins and profitability.Prepare and review all construction cost reports and forecasts looking for early warning signs of potential risk and developing effective plans to overcome/mitigateBuild and lead a strong project team that delivers profitable projects.Provide effective direction, coaching and support.

Directly supervise Project Management Assistants, Administrators and Site team members.

Communicate the project plan including objectives and responsibilities to the project teamDevelop long lasting client relationships by managing client expectations, ensuring construction activities are aligned with customer requirements and identifying opportunities for repeat businessUtilize our PM software system to set-up the project, enter budget estimates and RFQs, maintain timesheets etc.Manage all project documentation including; permits and site notifications, pricing / approvals of RFQ’s, POsArrange for final City inspections, Building Occupancy permit and Notice of Substantial performance adsManage project accounting, billings and receivables, including; project billings and signoff, subcontractor payment certificates, service/work order billings and client invoicesLead and minute project meetingsTrack project execution lessons learned and share with the team for continuous improvementParticipate in business development activities.

Drive the growth of our business by establishing and/or maintaining solid, long-term relationships with existing and potential clients, designers and architects as well as identifying new business opportunities and positioning Govan Brown as a construction manager of choice in the marketKeep abreast of competitive developments, commercial real estate activity and marketplace trends in the industryDesired Skills & ExperiencePost-secondary degree/diploma in construction management, architecture, engineering, or related fieldOver 5 years of project management experience in the interior construction field and base buildingExperience working on Government projectsExperience with lump sum and construction management contractsA proven leader that motivates their team and serves as a role model and mentorDemonstrated success building and maintaining long term client, consultant, supplier and sub-contractor relationshipsDetailed knowledge of construction methodology, process and sequenceStrong financial knowledge and understanding of construction costsKnowledge of the local and national construction market including costs of labour & resourcesThe ability to identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for changeAbility to recognize, prioritize and mitigate project risksAbility to communicate with tact and diplomacy, with strong negotiation and dispute resolution skillsTech savvy in Microsoft Office suite and project management softwareAll applications will be held in confidence.

GovanBrown is an equal opportunity employer and we would like to thank all applicants for their interest.

Please note that we will only be contacting the candidates under consideration.