Project Owner / Manager

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities

This role is responsible for leading the build and transition of our new corporate head office in downtown Collingwood.

PROJECT OWNER/MANAGER, HEAD OFFICE CONSTRUCTION AND COMMISSIONING, COLLINGWOOD, ON (12-MONTH CONTRACT)

Reporting to the Director, Cap Ex, Project Management, this role is responsible for leading the build and transition of our new corporate head office in downtown Collingwood.   Key responsibilities include planning, execution, monitoring and control.
  
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage large construction projects and office transitions.   This role requires someone who can apply project management principles as well as provide strategic operational insight to stakeholders.   If you are a self – starter with strong construction deliverable experience, this is a great opportunity to assist a growth -orientated company with a strong development mandate. 
  
Construction Project Management:
  • Represent Parkbridge with Buttcon (General Contractor), manage project and ensure milestones achieved.
  • Prepare physical and interior design, specifications, and procurement details for approval of Director and Parkbridge executives
  • Develop and obtain approval for building technology, automation, and security
  • Effectively manage budget, prepare progress reports, make recommendations on cost containment and risk management.
  
Building Commissioning:
  • Ensure all building systems (electrical/lighting, plumbing, HVAC, technology, etc.) are in working order and pass pressure tests as applicable
  • Ensure physical aspects of building envelope, physical plant, and interior fit/finish are delivered in expected condition and standard prior to accepting as complete
  • Identify and resolve building and landscape deficiencies and risk
  • Plan for ongoing building operations and maintenance
  
Pre-Opening:
  • Coordinating a multi-disciplined Parkbridge and consultant team to develop and execute an approved Pre-opening and opening/move plan
  • Work with HR to finalize personnel seating, furniture plan, and pandemic/hotelling plans
  • Collaborate and lead Pre-opening team through operational aspects of move planning, seating, storage, IT onboarding, troubleshooting
  • Complete the purchasing/relocation/divestiture as applicable of all interior furniture at the new HQ building (including exterior areas and exercise room) and legacy Parkbridge offices in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach
  • Develop a building operations plan with key stakeholders in Parkbridge and identify 3rd party suppliers (security, grass cutting, snow removal, etc.)
  • Develop Environmental Health & Safety protocols with Parkbridge EHS team for approval and implementation
  • Plan artwork, décor, exterior plantings, signage, lighting schemes, kitchen equipment/setup, and other staff spaces with collaboration and approval from the Executive team
Post-Commissioning:
  • Identify and resolve with Buttcon any post-handover building or warranty items
  • Train and support the building manager on operational and maintenance of the building
What you bring to the table:
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, tools and methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with technical, business and project management teams to proactively manage a project
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen in the residential development sector
  • Results-focused, entrepreneurial and innovative with sense of urgency
  • Exceptional communication skills (ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders)
  • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgement, strong operational focus and a creative thinker
Who we are:

Parkbridge is where community lives. Together as a team, we share a passionate belief in building exceptional communities and resort destinations.
As a global housing award-winner and Canada’s leading land lease developer and owner-operator, Parkbridge has expertise and a portfolio of properties unparalleled in Canada.
 
Since 1998, our team has expanded from just a few dedicated employees to more than 1,100 across Canada – and counting!

We believe our employees are the heart of our organization. They are passionate about making a difference for our residents and resort guests.  They strive for excellence and authenticity in everything they do. In return, we are committed to ensuring they have a healthy, happy and safe place to come to work every day.

We are the people behind the memories. That is why we proudly say with one voice: “I am Parkbridge.”

Please note that applicants must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal and credit background check.
  
No phone calls please. Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note that applications for this position may be kept on file for 6 months and may be considered for future opportunities within Parkbridge.
  
  
Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, please contact Human Resources.