Jr. Project Manager (18-24 Month Contract)

Cineplex - Toronto, ON (20 days ago)

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Job Description

The Purchasing, Supply Management and Facility Services department at our Home Office in Toronto is seeking a Jr. Project Manager reporting directly to the National Facilities Manager on a contract basis. The term will be for 18-24 months.

The Project Manager will lead team comprised of internal stakeholders (representatives from business units and functional areas) and external stakeholders (Consultants, Contractors and Suppliers) to design and renovate existing office campus.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead the working group comprising of internal and external stakeholders to oversee the campus renovation program
Liaise with HR , IT and other departments on the change management
Establish and manage the roadmap for renovation projects in the campus
Manage teams of consultants, contractors and suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective approach in accordance with the design intent
Manage tender processes and bid submissions from contractors / consultants and suppliers
Analyze tender submissions, review and negotiate scope coverage, and recommend contract awards
Review drawings, plans and specifications at appropriate stages of each project to ensure compliance with all corporate requirements, regulations and standards.
Recommend changes when applicable and ensure implementation.
Work in conjunction with Home Office Facilities
Maintain reference drawing for all completed projects.
Prepare and review cost analysis following project completion, identifying actual costs vs. budget costs.
Manage contractor submittals or shop drawings to ensure sufficient lead time for consultant review, manufacturing, delivery and installation of materials.
Track and control construction budgets from project conception to actualization.
Manage resolution of lien and legal issues.
Enforce project life cycle and provide executive level updates


The ideal candidate will possess a professional certification or have a minimum of five years relevant retail project management experience (base building and interior fit out).
The ideal candidate will have completed either a Bachelor’s degree or a post-secondary program at a community college.

Knowledge of construction design, terminology, drawings, construction work flow and scheduling.
Knowledge of mechanical/electrical/fire alarm systems
Strong communication (oral and written), planning and organization skills.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Strong project management skills.
Strategic thinker and creative problem solver.
Strong team player.
Strong negotiating skills.
Possess a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations of the Health & Safety Act and work with contractors to ensure all functions of work are completed safely.
Personal drive and self-starter, able to work effectively without constant direction.
Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Strong communication (oral and written), organization, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Emphasize teamwork, innovation, accountability, execution and commitment to continuous process improvement.
Exceptional ability to prioritize and manage multiple activities within a high pressure environment.
Ability to implement and coordinate comprehensive schedules.
Adaptable; able to constructively and resourcefully work well under pressure, demonstrating flexibility and resilience.
Detail oriented

Additional Information

Interested applicants please apply today.

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of Cineplex Entertainment’s standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment or promotion.

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