Project Manager

NORR - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm that has set the standard for inspired and timeless designs around the world. With offices in Canada, the US, UK and UAE, the firm employs more than 750 professionals in 14 diverse market sectors. Founded in 1938, we offer the stability of a rich history, the power of integrated global teams and the versatility of a proven, multi-sector portfolio. We’re architects, engineers, planners, interior designers and big picture thinkers that apply our integrated thinking to drive exceptional projects for our clients.

Toronto is home to a multi-disciplinary office, where our integrated approach to design and studio life blend into the buzz of downtown. We’re dedicated to expanding our expertise in markets that include Commercial, Education, Government, Health Services, Hospitality, Justice, Sports & Recreation and Transportation. It’s our belief that an office that never stops learning is one that’s always improving, so we offer programs that foster professional development, from lectures to office-wide tutoring. We regularly adventure out of the office to connect with each other and the local Toronto community

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to plan and manage each of stage of a project in our Public Buildings studio to ensure that all contractual commitments are met on time and within budget.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Negotiate, develop, monitor and control the scope of deliverables, work plans, schedules and budgets for all project stages
Develop a detailed work plan for all architectural and engineering disciplines, allocate hours to the work plan and monitor project progress weekly
Lead an integrated team of architects and engineers in the quality assurance and quality control procedures for all deliverables, specifically the construction drawings and specifications
Lead and attend regular coordination meetings for all architectural and engineering disciplines in all project phases
Maintain a good understanding of the project scope and when changes to the scope occur, negotiate solutions to ensure outcomes meet client expectations and contractual obligations; prepare PCNs as required
Ensure timely communications throughout all project phases, develop and maintain meeting minutes, and follows up on all action items
Comply with Ingenium Quality Management System (IQMS) methodology; develop, monitor and control scope, deliverables, work plan, schedules and budget for all project stages
Monitor, control and report project progress (% complete) on a monthly basis as part of the project review process
Participate in monthly project reviews to review project, budget work plan, schedule and risks
Coordinate with contractor, sub-consultants or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns
Attend and conduct progress meetings before, during, and after the duration of the project to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns with various key stakeholders; prepare and issue meeting minutes
Ensure that all project close out documents are submitted and forwarded to appropriate parties upon completion of the project
Act as the primary liaison with the client, contractor and project team
Ensure close client relationships are maintained through regular contact; stays informed of changing needs and direction
Participate in client planning sessions to prioritize activities and makes client presentations
Qualifications
Successful completion of related post-secondary education
Proficiency in architectural or engineering systems and design is required
Knowledge in and familiarity with architectural design and presentation; M&E and structural building systems, permit and building codes
Membership with a relevant professional association is an asset
Prior Experience in strategic development, business development, project management and client management is required
Possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, flexibility and resourcefulness
NORR embraces diversity and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities, we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require an accommodation or have any questions, please contact humanresources@norr.com