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Be part of an organization that is already well established, with a strong groundwork laid for continued success and an enviable reputation in the Ottawa market
Newly Created Role
You will get to create and implement the project management framework that aligns the overarching business strategy with the day to day operations
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You will act as the catalyst for the next large scale project management evolution
Senior Project Manager @ Ferguslea Properties
Company: Ferguslea Properties
Position: Senior Project Manager
Location: Ottawa, ON
Independently owned and operated, Ferguslea Properties Limited has evolved from one of Canada’s most prominent real estate development and property management companies. Having rebranded in the early 2010’s, their mandate is a focus on the revitalization of its properties, improving their overall infrastructure, upholding the safest experience for tenants, and undertaking several green-focused initiatives.
Fully committed to providing a superior customer experience, Ferguslea is focused on always ensuring detailed and excellent customer service and resident engagement, leadership has worked tirelessly to create a seamless and enjoyable customer journey. Throughout its history, the organization has made significant changes to the corporate infrastructure to support its continued growth.
In 2011, the company rebranded its largest community to create Accora Village, a 100-acre site nestled in the heart of Ottawa’s west end. The community sits between the Ottawa River and the newly refurbished Bayshore Shopping Centre, providing access to trails, bike paths and the amenities associated with a world-class mall. With the highway on Accora Village’s doorstep and the LRT extension planned, the community is ideally positioned to access all areas of the National Capital Region. Offering a mixture of apartments, townhomes and garden homes, Accora Village features a fully equipped recreation centre and pool with educational and fitness programs for the whole family.
Skills & Experience
Project Management Experience
Working with projects large and small, you have experience working with project budgets in excess of $10M annually.
Proficient in project management tools such as MS Projects or REVIT
You have experience setting and managing targets and goals and have proven success meeting and exceeding these
Confident understanding of creating and implementing systems and you are able to use this to create strong relationships with those you are directly leading or mentoring
You will need to be a mentor and collaborative team player who brings a mature confidence and fairness to your role
Confident but humble, empathetic yet assertive, diplomatic but comfortable in expressing opinions
Summary of the Role
Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, as the Senior Project Manager you will be playing a critical role in Ferguslea’s future success.
Overseeing the conception, implementation and analysis of internal projects for yourself and those reporting to you, you will be planning, directing, managing and providing mission critical oversight of design and construction projects. Ensuring that Ferguslea’s goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed scheduling and budgeting parameters, you will be maximizing project management performance through focused awareness and an understanding of current internal and external conditions impacting Ferguslea’s properties. Acting as a troubleshooting resource, minimizing vacancy, and focusing on professionalizing processes, you will be optimizing project management.
You will be working closely with the Maintenance team on all things operations, you will play a critical translation role, ensuring there is a clear communication path in place for problems and issues to be heard and addressed promptly.
Positioning yourself as a trusted resource and leader for project managers and team members within Ferguslea, motivating and leading will be critical aspects of the role. You will be responsible for helping to lead and encourage project and resident management staff to ensure they understand their roles, have support to ensure success, and are successful in executing their mandates.
An integral role in Ferguslea’s future, this will be a highly visible and integral part of Ferguslea’s daily and monthly project success; ultimately being responsible for upholding the mission and integrity of the organization. Your main objective is to lead project planning and execution. You will accomplish this by ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget and the team has clarity on what a successful project looks like so they can execute successfully.