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Project Manager- Commercial Tenant Improvement in Burnaby at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Project Manager- Commercial Tenant Improvement

Design Group Staffing is pleased to be working with our partner, a dynamic, creative construction management company specializing in high profile commercial and institutional interiors. With offices across Western Canada, our client has many ongoing and upcoming projects in the Vancouver market. With a growing project pipeline and ambitious growth plans they have an opportunity for a talented and energetic Project Manager to lead projects up to 5 million dollars in value. As a leading innovator with a high-profile clientele this is a fantastic opportunity for a career focused Project Manager with expertise in Commercial Tenant Improvements to play a key role in their growth in the Vancouver market. Our client offers a competitive package which includes an industry leading employee share program.

The Role

This is a front facing position requiring a diverse and dynamic individual who can manage ever changing priorities and stakeholder relationships. Primarily responsible for managing all aspects of project scope, schedule and budget for the construction process on a diverse profile of restaurant projects throughout the region. The project manager may oversee several projects at any given time that have varying durations and varying scope. Primarily, the chosen Project Manager will successfully oversee and execute all facets of client’s projects, including; project management strategies, estimating, construction schedule, project budget and cost, health and safety, team performance and effective client communications.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establish and foster strong business relationships with our valued clients, ensuring the highest levels of satisfaction
  • Forecast project profitability by preparing and updating project budgets
  • Create construction schedules, and depending on project size, solicit input from the Site Superintendent for constructability,
  • Manage subcontractor costs to meet or exceed target profitability
  • Supervise tendering of subcontractor work and prepare summary for the client, including recommendations
  • Liaise with the Site Superintendent to ensure project construction meets established time and budgetary goals
  • Implement risk management actions to mitigate potential Health & Safety, Financial and legal liabilities
  • Chair and minute Site meetings with the Client, Consultants, key client third party vendors and sub trade PMs
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities


  • Over 5 years of experience working with a Commercial GC i\including at least one year as Project Manager
  • Diploma or degree in Architecture, Construction Management or related building discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and build long lasting relationships with clients, designers, subcontractors and peers
  • Commitment to recognizing and mitigating project risks
  • Entrepreneurial with an interest in identifying and capitalizing on new business opportunities
  • Tech savvy in Microsoft Office suite and project management software

If you are interested in this role and would like to be considered, please respond with resume in confidence attention to George Hoadley via

Thank you to all applicants but due to the high volume of resumes received, only those being considered will be contacted.