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Project Manager

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Guelph, Ontario M4V 3A9
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Two (2) temporary, full-time positions (from October 2021 to September 23, 2023) – Guelph, ON

Are you adept at defining and meeting project objectives, directing professional consultants and managing client relationships? Do you welcome the opportunity to work on a variety of capital and renovation projects? If so, your expertise is in demand by the University of Guelph.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Capital Development, in the Design, Engineering and Construction Department, Physical Resources, you’ll be responsible for overall management and leadership in the delivery of complex medium-to-large capital and renovation projects. Leveraging your strengths and experience as a Project Manager, you’ll provide project management and construction co-ordination expertise for multiple design and construction projects, while building and managing the respective client relationships. The Division and Department will rely on you to ensure that each project remains on budget and on schedule, and to ensure compliance with applicable University and government policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines.


To assume the role of Project Manager, you must be a skilled leader and negotiator with a background that includes:

Ÿ  An undergraduate degree in architecture, engineering or a related discipline, combined with a minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in the planning and delivery of institutional projects.

Ÿ  Experience in financial analysis, project cost control and critical path scheduling.

Ÿ  Demonstrated ability to manage and direct professional consulting teams.

Ÿ  Strong project management experience, including the ability to define and meet project objectives, together with highly developed analytical and negotiating skills.

Preference will be given to individuals who either have, or are eligible to obtain, membership in the Ontario Association of Architects or Professional Engineers Ontario; or an MAATO, CET or PMP designation with extensive experience in the design and construction of buildings.


NOTE: This appointment is regularly performed on-campus but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be initially fulfilled both remotely (off-campus) and on-campus until the University resumes its regular operations.

The University of Guelph (www.uoguelph.ca) is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive comprehensive institutions, with a record of outstanding scholarship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, agriculture and veterinary sciences. This is your chance to join us in our endeavour to improve life.

To view a detailed posting for the role of Project Manager, including application instructions, please go to our website at www.uoguelph.ca/jobs. Applications, quoting Hiring #2021-0531, must be sent to: careers@uoguelph.ca.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.


Posted: 2021-10-05 Expires: 2021-11-19

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