Project Manager, Residential in Calgary, Alberta


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NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 800 professionals is active in 12 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With a nearly 85-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.

At NORR, our residential portfolio spans decades and project types. We design multi-family buildings and spaces that help to establish smart cities and resilient neighborhoods, with a focus on walkable communities, certified healthy buildings and carbon reduction strategies. Optimizing square footage and managing space standards is at the core of our designs. Our dedicated team leverages a knowledge base of program metrics that covers the spectrum of integrated developments (transit-oriented and community-focused), low-, mid- and high-rise apartments, adaptive reuse, townhomes, attainable housing and senior living.

For more information on the types of residential projects we have been involved in please go here ( .

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to plan and manage projects within our Commercial Studio to ensure that all contractual commitments are met on time and within budget. As a Project Manager, you will use your interpersonal and leadership skills and must have an understanding of project financials to determine the necessary resources required for successful project execution. In addition, you will provide leadership to a multi-disciplined team, monitor project performance, and forecast revenue.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Negotiate, develop, monitor, and control the scope of deliverables, work plans, schedules, and budgets for all project stages

  • Develop a detailed work plan for all architectural and engineering disciplines, allocate hours to the work plan, and monitor project progress

  • Lead an integrated team of architects and engineers in the quality assurance and quality control procedures for all deliverables, specifically the construction drawings and specifications

  • Maintain a good understanding of the project scope and when changes to the scope occur, negotiate solutions to ensure outcomes meet client expectations and contractual obligations

  • Coordinate with contractor, sub-consultants, or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns

  • Act as the primary liaison with the client, contractor, and project team and ensure close client relationships are maintained

Required Skills

  • Architectural or engineering systems design and presentation, M&E and structural building systems, permit and building code

  • Registered with a relevant professional association is an asset

  • Experience in strategic development, business development, project management, and client management is required

  • Possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, flexibility, and resourcefulness

  • A strong understanding of project accounting is required in order to monitor project performance and forecast revenue

Required Experience

  • 10-15 years of project work experience

  • experience in project management related to architecture (and engineering) design consulting

NORR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic: Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Veteran.

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