Posted on 2024-02-25

PROJECT MANAGER - INTERIORS, Etro Construction, Burnaby, BC

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Overview of the Expertise Listing or Job Posting

Highly specialized and detailed projects require the well-tuned talent of a skilled professional. With a focus on institutional, retail, hospitality, and specialty office interiors, our ETRO Interiors division has some of the most intricate projects in the queue, and we’re seeking a Project Manager to bring their industry and trade expertise to our growing Interiors Team. Working directly with the Operations Manager, Interiors, and the rest of the team, this highly specialized project manager will ensure they create the highest quality experience for all internal and external project partners and collaborators, resulting in exceptional output, timely completion of all projects and leadership in proactive and solutions-focused communication every step of the way.

Here’s what you’ll get up to as the Project Manager:

Demonstrate leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on every project;

Apply requirements of the Project Specific Safety Program (PSSP) to promote overall compliance with ETRO HS&E standards, applicable OH&S Acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project;

Ensure projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes while maintaining quality standards;

Develop and maintain construction schedules in conjunction with project team to meet milestones and completion dates; provide clear direction to team members to ensure project targets are achieved;

Facilitate project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to monitor and support ongoing project progression;

Work with project teams to identify and manage opportunities and risks, aiming to achieve best possible impact on schedule and financial targets;

Maintain, track, and report financial aspects of projects including forecasts and billings;

Manage procurement process including subcontractor / trade / supplier negotiations and awards.

If we were to ask, people would describe you as:

A self-starter able to prioritize effectively; works well either independently or in a group.

A person of integrity, accountability, teamwork, innovation who’s committed to growth.

Motivated to find a solution when confronted by a problem - no matter the size.

One who seeks ways to do things better; eagerly activates and embraces change.

Curious, collaborative, passionate and extremely detail oriented (it’s a passion thing).

A thought leader who thinks ahead of the curve and spots trends.

A steward of your community; committed to giving back and serving others.

Able to work in a fast-paced environment; effectively manages workload to meet deadlines while remaining results oriented and delivering high quality work.

On top of your passion to work in a growing business full of professionals in the trade, here’s what we’re looking for:

5+ years of related work experience or combination of relevant education and experience;

Comprehensive knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications, current construction practices and methodology;

Demonstrated negotiation/management skills;

Ability to plan and manage to a project schedule;

Understanding of construction costs and budgets;

Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple stakeholders, anticipate stakeholder needs, and proactively identify solutions;

Capable of identifying constructability issues in moderately complex situations and creating solutions in the construction plans and schedules;

Certificate, diploma or University Degree an asset.

What key issues / barriers to growth do you need this job to help your business with? [choose as many as relevant]

  • Operational efficiencies
  • Cost efficiencies, reductions
  • Product development / QA / product safety
  • Strategic sourcing / procurement - domestic

Work Location?

  • Hybrid - some time in office, some remote

What key functional expertise are you seeking? Choose as many as necessary.

  • General management
  • Operations
  • Technical / Technology
  • QA / product safety
  • Project / program management

What seniority level or years of experience does your business seek for its job candidates?

  • Director
  • Manager
  • < 10 years experience
  • 10-15 years experience
  • 16-20 years experience

What type of work does your business require?

  • Hire - full-time -permanent

What size organization are you?

  • Small (<100 employees)

When does your Business wish to have work started on this job?

  • Time-sensitive, wanting to start soon.