Job Title

Assistant Project Manager – Indigenous

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Employer Type: Business
  • Wage ($/hr): $30-$40 Starting
  • Published on: 2023-09-18
  • Application Deadline: 2023-12-18
  • Job ID: 571640923
  • Job Category: Construction

Website Colliers Project Leaders

  • Full Time
  • Toronto, ON
  • Retrieved on: 2023 September 25 02:02:39 AM EDT

Job Description

At Colliers Project Leaders, we deliver capital project solutions to fulfill our clients’ needs across the built environment. The work we do makes a difference in communities and for the people who live there. We have a passion for it.

Our commitment to realizing our clients’ vision inspires us to look beyond the immediate – to the possibilities of what we can achieve together. We are 15,000 projects and counting – improving lives and helping shape the growth of sustainable, progressive and inclusive communities.

Your role

We are looking for a student intern or upcoming/recent new graduate in the Greater Toronto area with an Indigenous background to join our team that leads major capital building and infrastructure projects. Working with communities across the greater Toronto area, our team helps to bring meaningful change by assisting communities gain access to housing, education and healthcare where people live, as well as delivering clean drinking water, and fostering opportunities for economic participation and environmental stewardship.

We’re looking for team members who are committed to being the best advocate and
partner possible for the communities we serve. Our team of leaders foster relationships
by recognizing and respecting the importance of land, culture and inclusivity in a
meaningful way. Our approach goes beyond the project to the people – who are the
heart of it all.

What you can expect:
• An opportunity to truly create a positive change and impact our communities
• An inclusive and flexible work environment. We offer:
o Comprehensive DEI training
o Network circles to encourage employees with diverse backgrounds to have conversations and learn from each other
o An Employee Resource Group for our Indigenous team members to share ideas and collaborate.
• A comprehensive onboarding experience
o To help you transition into your role, you will be paired with another member of the team with an Indigenous background.
• Significant professional development and training opportunities, and a mentorship program
• A paid volunteer day
• An environment where people feel welcome, heard and included, regardless of their differences
• And much more!

• Work alongside experienced project managers to learn the keys to client
relationship building and successful project delivery
• Provide project support to Project Managers by performing schedule
updates, maintaining project controls, developing progress reports and preparing
tender and contract documents
• Attend various project meetings, capturing accurate action items and key decisions in meeting minutes
• Provide a communication path between the Project Manager and other project
• Ensure that project activities are conducted in accordance with Colliers Project
Leaders Quality Management System

• A current student or upcoming/recent new graduate with a degree or diploma in engineering, architecture, construction management or project management (or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience)
• Self-motivation, initiative, and an eagerness to learn and contribute to meeting project deliverables
• Prior experience or knowledge of project management consulting to deliver construction and building projects would be an asset
• Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
• Previous exposure to consultant and design management, construction contract administration or project financials is an asset
• A results-oriented approach with the ability to take action and responsibility
• Exceptional detail orientation, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize competing tasks to meet tight deadlines and client expectations
• Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications
• CAPM or PMP accreditation would be an asset

Required languages: English

Education level: Current student or upcoming/recent new graduate with a degree or diploma in engineering, architecture, construction management or project management (or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience)

Required skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills/self motivated, eagerness to learn

Closest intersection: Steeles Avenue East

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