Project Manager


Date Posted



Architecture October 10, 2018 Ryerson University Toronto, ON, Canada

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Ryerson’s Project Management Office (PMO) within Facilities Management and Development (FMD) is a collaborative and fast-pace professional project management unit which engages in cutting edge, innovative design and stewardship of construction on behalf of University leadership. The FMD department in addition to planning design and construction is responsible for the care of the built-environment, maintenance and operations, environmental health and safety and services and sustainability, and all real estate transactions.

The Opportunity

With many exciting new buildings and complex capital renovation projects in the horizon the PMO is looking to recruit project management talent to join its high-performance team. The Project Manager (PM) leads the Project team to complete complex institutional capital renovations, deferred maintenance, sustainability upgrades or new building projects, from the perspective of the property owner and developer. The PM brings a strong risk management approach and an awareness of long term life-cycle sustainability and legacy buildings.

In this role, the Project Manager champions the stakeholders through the translation of the functional needs into operations, and facilitates the projects from concept to occupancy through all the phases to ensure success. And as the leader of the team, the PM coordinates with large multi-disciplinary external professional consultants, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to push the design and the implementation to be leading edge of institutional construction and ensure timely construction within budgeted cost.


  • Successful completion of a post-secondary University Degree in architecture, engineering disciplines or technology degree and a PMP Certificate.
  • A minimum five (5) years’ experience leading and managing the delivery of projects in such areas as construction / renovation project management, contract administration, construction documentation preferably in an institutional environment involving large project teams and internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience managing a minimum of five (5) complex projects and at least 1 of which had budget of over $20 million.
  • Experience from among the following types of projects is preferred:
    • Complex heritage construction projects
    • Multi-use buildings
    • Post-secondary academic and administration facilities
    • Student residences
    • Ancillary and support uses
  • Understanding of the Construction Lien Act and all its current changes.
  • Demonstrated experience and strong knowledge of project management processes, scheduling, quality controls, capital cost estimating, broader public sector procurement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of LEED sustainable requirements and processes during the planning, design, construction and LEED commissioning
  • Working knowledge of applicable authorities and requirements including but not limited to Ontario Building Code including AODA legislation, fire code, certificate of approval, electrical safety code, TSSA, etc
  • Knowledge of and experience with various construction contract documents and project delivery approaches.
  • Proficiency with Autocad (revit), Microsoft Office, and Adobe Suite software.

Closing date: October 17th, 2018