Reports to:

Director, Project & Development Services



The Project Manager will be primarily responsible for project planning and execution in pre-construction and development activities for different construction projects, under Canderel’s responsibility. This includes the management and coordination of design, value engineering, pre-tendering activities and consultant contracts. This role is key in handling execution of complex developments during the pre-construction, construction and close-out stages of a project.



  • Plan, organize, direct, and manage all facets of a residential or mixed-use project and ensure pre-established costs, schedule and scope objectives are achieved;
  • Determine resources required to ensure all aspects of the project are managed appropriately;
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders such as the investments group, marketing and leasing and external stakeholders such as partners, consultants, construction manager, building trades, building department and municipal staff;
  • Coordinate with third party construction manager, subcontractors, planners, engineers, architects and other consultants;
  • Produce regular reports and updates for project stakeholders;
  • Prepare RFPs for procurement of consultants and construction manager;
  • Review tender packages and contract documents as necessary;
  • Hold regular construction progress meetings and track progress; monitor productivity rates and contractor planned vs. actuals;
  • Accounting functions, including issuing purchase orders, cost file maintenance, managing change orders, billings and account reconciliation;
  • Lead the condominium registration process including liaising with various stakeholders including lawyers, surveyors, planners and municipal authorities;
  • Comply with all legal authorities having jurisdiction to secure all legal paperwork including permits;
  • Ensure the high-quality standards of Canderel developments are met;
  • Manage design, construction and budget risks including creation of a risk mitigation strategy;
  • Ensure project profitability, schedule adherence and client satisfaction;
  • Manage overall project closeout including document maintenance, deficiencies and warranty work;
  • Manage the administration of the Technical Audit obligations and Warranty issues;
  • Other duties as required.


Qualifications & Competencies:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience in project management of multi-family residential development projects within a development company;
  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, engineering, architecture, planning, construction management or equivalent experience;
  • Project Management professional or P.Eng designation considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated ability or aptitude analyzing drawings for site, building, and suite plans;
  • A good business acumen, including a clear ‘big picture’ understanding of cost vs risk;
  • Superior communication skills, both in written and verbal form;
  • Excellent comprehension of building drawings, codes and site specifications;
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with proven ability to coordinate cross-functional and remote teams;
  • Refined analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Resilient to thrive under stress and pressure to meet deadlines;
  • A team player.


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 Shawna Brothers, Manager, Talent Acquisition, National

Job Category: Project & Development Services project management construction Residential Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto

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