Senior Project Manager

Website Fedex

Job Description:

FedEx Express Canada is looking for a Project Manager to lead construction projects across the country. This position would be responsible for identifying development opportunities in the Canadian market, quantification, and analysis of benefits/risks, designing solutions, and completing development. The successful candidate would be engaged in a variety development project using a structured process applying proven industry standards. The position provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with a variety of organization levels including our executive team and external vendors and professional services. This position will be a critical contributor to our development strategy of providing facilities, infrastructure, and processes to support revenue, service and operational excellence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicates both up and down the chain of command. Facilitates group discussions, and stakeholder meetings.
  • Monitors building projects to meet FedEx standards and project requirements
  • Demonstrates leadership, responsiveness, and creativity in finding solutions for project delivery.
  • Ability to travel as needed. This role has a combination of both field and office work.
  • Understands the strategic direction for operations and business teams and maintains alignment of projects with those strategic directions.
  • Manages overall project closeout including document maintenance, deficiencies, warranty work and reconcile all project costs.
  • Identifies and manages opportunities and risks to achieve the best possible outcome for schedule and financial targets
  • Completes all aspects of project management related to capital improvements and execution of tenant improvement and operational improvement projects
  • Develops and maintains a project schedule and communicates to project stakeholders on progress of milestones and completion dates; understands critical timelines and impact of project work on operational capability
  • Successful applicant will be based out of our Mississauga FedEx Head office, Hybrid and ability to travel (20%) across
  • Ontario and Canada as project demands.
  • Leads complex, cross-functional projects with minimal supervision. Effectively manages and oversees multiple projects within time, cost and resource constraints.
  • Manages external consultant teams and vendors to ensure that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained
  • Manages the procurement process including subcontractor/trade/supplier negotiations and contract awards. Administer consultant and vendor agreements.
  • Track and manage costs to ensure work stays on budget, and 3rd party invoices are submitted in a timely and accurate fashion.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong negotiation skills, ability to influence and persuade others to reach consensus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple stakeholders. Proactive communicator with solid client relationship management skills and possessing strong written, verbal and people skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications, costs, budgets and current construction practices and methodology.
  • Strategic thinker with strong implementation orientation. Excellent prioritization skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent – Architecture, Construction, Engineering
  • Ability to build and maintain strong vendor partnerships.
  • Proficient in and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook)
  • Basic understanding of construction processes, commercial leases, contract documents and routine accounting methods.
  • Must have and maintain a valid provincial driver’s license
  • Knowledge of local government and business practices
  • Planning & Administration – 6 years – Architectural, engineering and/or construction disciplines in the development & completion of multimillion dollar projects with emphasis on project/construction management

Job Details:

Company: Fedex

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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