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WSP Canada

Regional Project Manager, Property & Buildings

Posted 2 hours ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP has a new opportunity for a Regional Project Manager supporting our Properties & Buildings Mechanical and Electrical teams. Under the leadership of the National Director, Commercial and Risk, you will provide support and assistance to the project teams, particularly in the context of "strategic projects" led by the Mechanical and Electrical Sub-sector. You will oversee the execution of all project activities, including project controls, commercial and risk management, finance and accounting, digital delivery, quality management, and health, safety and environment (HSE).

As a member of an integral team you will be given opportunities to apply your education and experience on complex multidisciplinary projects. You are dynamic and can manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines, and maintain very high quality. You will gain knowledge through mentorship and skills development, fast-track your professional development to become a strong project leader with the potential for obtaining various professional designations including the PMP.

Why WSP?
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer,
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.
We offer attractive pay, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


A day in the life:
  • Recommend the optimum approach for project delivery including design procurement, construction delivery methodology, forms of contract, phasing plans and project governance structure.
  • Manage projects with total fees between $500,000 to $ 100,000,000+ throughout their lifecycle.
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Keep the Project Director (PD) and others informed about project status and issues that may negatively impact client relationships.
  • Work with client(s) to define the scope of work, schedule, risks and financial basis for each project.
  • Develop the overall Project Management Plan which defines the project objectives, scope of work, stakeholders' responsibilities, master schedule, budget, risks, communication protocols, and success factors.
  • Evaluate submissions relative to the project needs and make recommendations for approval and submission to Clients.
  • Provide feedback on quality, schedule and budget to the professionals throughout the design process.
  • Document the decision process and communicate to the entire team at appropriate times to maintain consistency and commitment to your needs.
  • Chair and lead multidisciplinary project team meetings internally and externally.
  • Maximize fee revenue opportunities and minimize risk through the optimization of project responsibility and overhead control.
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external partners and industry relationships.
  • Identify and develop new or existing business development relationships and opportunities to maximize business growth.
  • Provide on the job training for project employees.
  • Contribute to the pursuit phase of strategic projects by managing the proposals process with the assistance of proposal coordinators.
  • Prepare project related documentation as required, such as cost, risk, action logs, schedules, etc.
  • Be an ambassador for all healthy, safety, environment (HSE) and equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) on your projects and teams.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering; Architecture or Construction Management may be considered an asset.
  • Proven track record in delivering and managing the preconstruction and construction process for complete projects, with an appreciation for quality.
  • PMP accreditation considered an asset.
  • Software requirements; EMS Office, MS Project, Primavera, BIM
  • Up to date knowledge of best practices and project management tools.
  • A Senior PM will be expected to come with 15+ years of related work experience including 5 years' experience managing construction projects with a Tier 1 contractor and 2 years' experience with a professional project management firm.
  • Ability to present technical information in a compelling, concise and understandable manner to project stakeholders who lack technical expertise.
  • Project management experience in engineering delivery on projects including; Institutional, Advanced Manufacturing, Health Care, Education facilities, and Commercial Buildings.
  • Well versed in Alternative delivery, and various forms of Contracting.
  • Effective client management in each stage of the project lifecycle.
  • Proven ability monitoring schedules and providing direction for managing improvements.
  • Must have proven ability to manage cash flow and budget compliance on complex projects.


Expected Salary (all locations): $99,300 - $168,900

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-11

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