junior project manager in vancouver

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vancouver, british columbia
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Our client is seeking a Junior Project Manager to work on commercial and residential projects throughout the lower mainland BC.

The Project Manager is responsible for simultaneously managing multiple renovation projects of varying sizes to ensure each project meets client requirements and is completed on time and on budget.
Our ideal candidate is proactive, detail orientated, client focused, and has a background in managing commercial and residential construction projects.

Job Responsibilities:

- Reviews plans & specifications to determine the scope of work and to define project plans
- Outlines project requirements and timelines; proactively communicates the details and requirements
- Tenders contracts from consultants, sub-trades & suppliers
- Estimates the number hours required to manage project(s)
- Prepares quantity take-offs, as required
- Prepares construction agreement(s) & budgets
- Proactively communicates project progress and requirements and addresses any concerns
- Throughout the project, proactively and accurately reviews, approves and codes all project costs to budget

- Works in collaboration with the Site Manager to ensure project deadlines, the quality of workmanship, and overall project goals are met
- Proactively Issues purchase orders & prepares construction schedules
- Proactively coordinates all sub-trades according to project plan
- Proactively collects all payments according to payment schedule
- Proactively manages budget, submittals, RFIs & change orders
- Proactively communicates project progress and requirements and addresses any concerns

Job Close Out
- Provides owners operation manual(s)
- Addresses any project concerns /deficiencies
- Ensures cost reporting is finalized and balanced
- Receives project certificate of completion and client sign off
- Conducts an internal debrief of the project including acknowledgements and suggestions for continuous improvement
- Completes internal close out reporting and documentation

Required Experience & Skills
- 2+ Years of experience in project management in commercial/residential construction
- General knowledge of all aspects of commercial & residential construction
- Strong analytical skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work effectively with clients and all stakeholders for successful project completion
- Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)
- Comfortable using digital take-off software & Sage 100
- Experience managing crews and comfortable in a leadership and delegating role
- Strong knowledge of current provincial & municipal building codes
- Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge
- Willing and able to learn new skills and concepts quickly
- Confident, positive & outgoing personality
- Able to maintain a professional demeanour in challenging situations
- Enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic work environment
- Able to prioritize and be flexible, while maintaining efficiency

If you are interested please send a resume to Dwayne.Arokium@randstad.ca
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