Manage the project delivery process for University capital construction and renovation projects in order to complete construction projects on time and on budget and provide a high quality finished product to the satisfaction of the end user. Prepare project schedules and project budgets in consultation with the professional consultants. Control the project scope of work and reconcile the scope of work to the budget and to the schedule. Manage the execution of construction contracts in order to minimize the impact of contractor activities on University activities.
- Manage and execute multiple, primarily deferred maintenance, projects from scope definition and design to the final execution and delivery.
- Act as owner representative with respect to third party professional consultants and contractors.
- Negotiate the contract terms of professional construction consultants (architects and consulting engineers) and direct the work of those same professionals. .
- Assure that McGill design standards, operational and administrative protocols are respected and applied by both professional consultants and contractors.
- Monitor the performance of contractors to assure that contractual obligations are met satisfactorily.
- Execute projects using established standard project management methodology, including planning, scheduling, monitoring projects through the entire systems development lifecycle.
- Identify resource and support requirements (human, physical, financial) and make recommendations to senior management.
- Manage and track financial, time and resource aspects of the projects against the estimated budgets and timelines.
- Conduct and chair meetings with Project Steering committee, project sponsors and stakeholders, external consultants and contractors. Provide feedback related to project tasks, deadlines and deliverables. Provide guidance and support to the team members.
- Generate appropriate risk assessments and risk registries for projects.
- Write progress reports and project summaries as required.
- Act as liaison at internal and external meetings. Represent the University’s position and act as link between external and governmental agencies, the University community and senior administration, end-users, IT services and faculties, departments and units.
Undergraduate Degree (related field)
Five (5) years' related experience
Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:
Knowledge of construction industry practices and procedures is essential. Professional certification as architect or engineer is desirable. PMP certification required. Comprehensive knowledge of HVAC building systems (plumbing, heating, electrical and ventilation infrastructure) a must. Strong analytical background and project management skills; ability to work in a PC environment. Experience in training and coaching staff. Proven team-building, problem solving and negotiation skills. Experience in budget forecasting and analysis. English and French, spoken and written.
How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to Facilities Management and Ancillary Services:
McGill University, Facilities Management and Ancillary Services (HR), Area Personnel Office
1010 Sherbrooke Street West, 10th floor
fmas.hr [at] mcgill.ca
*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*
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