Senior Project Manager- Real Estate

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Department: Real Estate

Company Description

Do you want to be part of our successful Real Estate team supporting top clients for Turner & Townsend in Vancouver?  We are hiring an ambitious and forward thinking Senior Project Manager to work in our growing team.

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver.  As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Who are you?

You are an experienced Senior Project Manager with a minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience looking for the next step or are currently undertaking a similar role in a similar environment

Job Description

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be involved in:

  • Manage individual tasks throughout the design and construction process including submittal and RFI process.
  • Transcribe meeting minutes and action items and drive each item to closure.
  • Ensure project compliance with client’s document controls and file specifications.
  • Administer project closeout specifications and associated turnover documentation.
  • Regular collaboration and coordination is required with internal resources and design build contractors.
  • Submittal approval management
  • RFI processing
  • Change order management
  • Meeting coordination
  • Punch-list management
  • Administration of project observation reports
  • Participation in commissioning
  • Transition of close-out documentation to operations

Client Relationship Management

  • Works in partnership with clients to build a win-win relationship and can articulate the benefits achieved
  • Balances the needs of different clients
  • Builds relationships that extend beyond delivery activities
  • Understands and shares the client’s strategy and goals
  • Contributes to development and closure of new business opportunities

Team Work:

  • Oversees the activities of project team
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others  
  • Provides guidance, support, coaching and motivation to project team
  • Leads by example
  • Delivers an exciting team vision, which inspires others to perform beyond their initial aspirations


  •  A minimum of 10 years of experience as a Senior Project Manager in assisting or supervising construction projects of increasing complexity required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, or a similar field
  • Security clearance or ability to gain this quickly strongly preferred
  • Real property construction experience is preferred, ideally in the Ottawa market
  • Experience in CSA (civil, structural, architectural) and MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing)
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, & Project or P6.
  • Good with numbers, technology, and web-based data platforms.

Additional Information

Turner & Townsend is a leading independent professional services company specializing in program management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 108 offices in 45 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximizing value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets. We are an Equal opportunity employer who will ensure accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities upon request

Turner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CV’s that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list. Any speculative or unsolicited CV’s will be treated as a direct application.


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