Reports to: General Manager (functional) & Senior Director, Project and Development Services (corporate)


Canderel Management (West) Inc. seeks an experienced Project Manager who will be tasked with managing projects within the portfolio that are at various stages of planning and execution The Manager will liaise with external construction personnel to ensure project construction is executed in a timely and efficient manner while maintaining integrity of design. They will lead a team of consultants to ensure feasibility and costing of projects as well as the responsibility of obtaining any municipal approvals for the project(s). The Manager is expected to have an open mind with respect to solving problems and come prepared with recommendations to the senior management team. The Manager will provide management of consultants during various stages of design, development and construction.


  • Liaising: between internal stakeholders (property management, leasing, asset management) and external stakeholders (consultants, contractors, municipal authorities, etc.)
  • Coordination: activities related to design and construction documentation. This includes document preparation for the City, document tracking, reviewing, securing clearances, permits, approvals and tenders. Control the tender and award process. Prepare all calls for bids according to established policies.
  • Financial: preparation and accurate creation and tracking of construction budgets, provide experienced and insightful communication to the Property Manager team. Understand and communicate budgetary changes due to alteration of occupancy levels or other unforeseen circumstances. Prepare and maintain cash flow projection and project management fee schedules.
  • Health and Safety: ensure that staff and the buildings in the portfolio comply with Canderel Occupational Health and Safety practices. Enforce HMI Health and Safety Policies at the property level. Liaise with HMI staff and support the agenda of the Health and Safety monthly meetings. Ensure participation from staff and make certain they understand and comply with safe work practices in addition to ensuring compliance with all City building department requirements.
  • Prepare Construction Schedules: tenant and landlord work schedules to be prepared in accordance with executed lease documents. Also deliver each tenant space by deadlines written into lease documents. Prepare scope of work.
  • Direct: working drawings and production specifications, review and approve proposals and invoicing.
  • Environment, Social and Governance (ESG): Identify progressive sustainability initiatives and building efficiency programs. Comply with internal ESG initiatives and those of our partners.
  • Technology: Strong competency with Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project (or Primavera), Procore, and ability to work with AutoCAD

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Construction, Architectural Technology Diploma or Engineering Degree
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in local construction/development industry
  • Hands on experience with digital controls retrofitting projects
  • Strong knowledge of all construction trades, techniques, contractors and consultants
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
  • Project management experience in the area of large-scale construction projects, procedures and health and safety
  • Knowledge of local, provincial, and federal workplace compliance regulations, OH & S legislation and related building codes
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in written form, with all levels of staff including laborers, technical, professional and senior management
  • Understanding of LEED, BOMA Best, and other building certifications considered an asset.
  • PMP or P.Eng designation will be considered an asset
  • Proficiency with MS Office

Canderel is an equal opportunity employer. We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce drives innovation and makes our company stronger. We are committed to fostering a safe and positive environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs.

We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants to join our team as we continue to grow and build a strong and varied workforce reflective of today’s diverse world. Should you need accommodation during the application process, please contact Jeff Farrell, Talent Acquisition Manager

Job Category: Property Management Project & Development Services
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edmonton

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