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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Management

Description

Our nationwide health services client is undertaking two exciting and impactful projects across the country: the upgrade to their physical locations across Canada and the modernization of a 400 service vehicle fleet. They need a Manager, Real Estate and Fleet Management to take on these transformative projects, oversee the operations, and manage the budgets. Reporting directly into the executive team, this is a highly visible opportunity and a rare chance to work on a scope of this size.

Who you are

You are a project manager, ideally with a PMP certification and several years of experience overseeing multiple facilities and projects concurrently. You have a customer-service orientation and can apply creative solutions to complex problems. You want to be the driving force behind the changes that have a positive cultural effect for teams and clients.

As the new Manager, Real Estate and Fleet Management, you will focus on:

  • Lead a project team. You will manage a staff of two and work closely with internal clients, designers, contractors, and other vendors to coordinate the design, layout and interior construction of store destinations including warehouse, office and retail workspaces. You will plan and account for the budget and all tasks in the end-to-end process.
  • Follow best practices. You will follow the marketing guidelines for corporate branding, furniture and signage.
  • Manage stakeholders. You will build relationships and manage expectations, communications, escalations, feedback with executive sponsors, vendors, third-party partners. You will be aware of all interdependencies in your project delivery and ensure everyone is aware of the linkages.
  • Complex problem solving. You will proactively take the initiative and the lead for identifying and resolving issues in the project delivery. You will clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to Senior PM where required.
  • Report. You will lead the cross-discipline project conference calls and present weekly updates including status reporting. You will liaise closely with senior management across the country.
  • Manage third-party relationships. You will:
    • Create, review and award RFP / RFQ documentation for competitive bids on all contracts over $10k.
    • Manage and track vendor purchase orders and payments.
    • Engage movers to relocate inventory, furniture, IT, and heavy equipment.
  • Document. You will manage project closure initiatives including gathering and archiving project documentation for future projects.
  • Travel. You will travel up to 20% of the time to different Canadian locations to oversee the kickoff and the completion of each project and to ensure quality assurance.

What you bring

  • The education. You have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field. You have strong financial analysis and project management skills. Ideal, but not necessary, that you have a PMP certification.
  • The experience. You have 5+ years of progressive end-to-end project management experience overseeing small to medium cross-functional project teams and integrated projects. You are an expert with MS Office Suite and Project tools.
  • The optional knowledge. You have worked on renovations, relocations, facilities, and space planning. Additionally, you are well-versed in the language and details of leases, contracts and construction practices.
  • The analytical skills. You have highly refined problem-solving skills and can efficiently remove roadblocks, presenting multiple end-result options. You have advanced quantitative skills and you are extremely organized and detail oriented. You can expertly create, track and report on key metrics.
  • The interpersonal capabilities. Your communication skills - written, verbal, presentation- are outstanding. You are comfortable talking to teams from the construction level upwards to C-level executives. You can lead and inspire the work of multiple teams.
  • The project management skills. You have a confident personality and the intelligence to make well-balanced decisions. You can prioritize and keep your eye on multiple concurrent projects. You are passionate about project management principles and practices. You have extensive experience with project planning and scheduling, budget and forecasting, scope change and risk management.
  • The responsiveness. You are flexible to travel 10-20% of your time. You can balance multiple concurrent projects at different stages at a time. Travel is usually only needed during construction start and end due to our dedicated on-site team.
  • Additional must-have requirements. You have a clean criminal background check and are bondable.

Apply now

If you would like to learn more or apply for this role, please submit your resume and qualifications here.

Our client is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. They are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.

 
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