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Project Manager II

Université d'Ottawa | University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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    Full Time

University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa (uOttawa) holds a prominent place nationally and internationally as one of Canada’s leading universities and the largest bilingual (English/French) university in the world. Located at the heart of Canada’s capital, the University has ready access to the great institutions of our country, and contributes significantly to the region’s economy, culture, and quality of life. There are more than 5,500 uOttawa employees and over 45,000 students who are enrolled in programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels in ten faculties. The University’s advances in medicine, social sciences, health, law, engineering, science, and the humanities make uOttawa a unique place to learn, grow and excel. Facilities and Infrastructure Services are essential partners in fulfilling the research, teaching, and learning mission and objectives of the university. For uOttawa to remain competitive in the marketplace, the university recognizes the need to invest in high-quality spaces that meet the expectation of current and prospective students, and research talent.



uOttawa launched a strategic plan called Transformation 2030 which articulates the University’s ambitions to become one of Canada’s best teaching and research universities and is uO’s path to greater resilience to fulfill its collective potential to respond with integrity and creativity to the demands of our rapidly changing world. 


Investing in the Future

uOttawa’s facilities encompass three main sites that are comprised of over 600,000 square metres of building space (over 6.4 million square feet), 42.5 hectares of grounds, 125 buildings and 4,500 beds in 11 residences. There are over 150 employees in Facilities, including project managers, energy and commissioning specialists, mechanical and electrical engineers, architects, and space planners.


  • The facilities capital and operating expenditures are in the range of $100M for the University’s $2.0 billion assets under management.    
  • The 20-year Capital spending plan envisions $4.0 billion of new investment highlighted by uOttawa launch of project Top Shelf, a $300 million capital investment to build a new facility for the Faculty of Health Sciences at uOttawa’s River Campus, as well as a tower at the Roger Guidon campus to house uOttawa’s new Advanced Medical Research Center (AMRC).     
  • Over $100 million in deferred maintenance
  • Over $100 in backlog


Project Manager Mandate

As Project Manager (PM), you will be responsible for the delivery of between 8 and 12 construction, renovation, and energy optimization projects annually, having a combined value ranging between $8-$15 million. In this role you are wholly accountable and empowered for project decisions, and responsible to collaborate with internal clients while leading the project through each phase to ensure clients are satisfied with the services provided.  In this capacity, you will work with stakeholders to develop project plans, and manage their execution to deliver projects on time, on scope, and on budget while ensuring quality, operational alignment, and mitigating risks to the University. In addition, you will collaborate with internal team members, vendors, consultants and partners to manage day-to-day project issues/changes and oversee all financial and commercial matters needed to achieve project success.


Your experience and skills include:

  • Post-secondary certification or technology diploma in Engineering, Architecture, or Project Management with five (5) years of relevant experience in the construction field;
  • Project Management Professional certification strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction methods, building systems and terminology;
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, blueprints, specifications and contracts; Experience and in depth knowledge of procurement processes, laws governing construction contracts and contracting;
  • Excellent leadership abilities in the delivery of projects;
  • Excellent client service/management, interpersonal, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent Self-motivated, proactive and ability to multi-task;
  • Bilingualism – English and French (spoken and written)


Contract information:

Salary range: 81,880$ to 112,585$

Contract duration: 3 years (with possibility of permanency)          

Hours per week: 35 hours

Benefits: Medical and Dental

Vacation: 4 weeks in addition to Christmas (December 23rd to January 2nd)

Eligibility to the Tuition fee exemption program



Interested in this opportunity?  We’d love to hear from you, please send your resume to recruitment@uOttawa.ca

Salary Details

Salary range: 81,880$ to 112,585$

Contract duration: 3 years (with possibility of permanency)          

Hours per week: 35 hours



  • Educational Services
Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-24

Université d'Ottawa | University of Ottawa

À l'Université d'Ottawa, la plus grande université bilingue au monde, la population étudiante peut choisir d'étudier en français, en anglais, ou dans les deux langues. Située au coeur de la capitale du Canada, pays du G7, notre université jouit d'un accès direct aux plus grandes institutions du pays.

Ses avancées dans les domaines de la santé, des sciences humaines et sociales attirent l’attention du monde entier, un reflet de sa passion pour la découverte et de la place qu’elle occupe parmi les 10 plus grandes universités de recherche du Canada.


The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual university in the world, where it is possible for students to study in English, in French, or in both languages. Located in the capital of Canada, a G7 nation, we have ready access to the great institutions of our country.

Our breakthroughs in health, science, social sciences and the humanities attract global attention, reflecting our ranking among Canada’s top 10 research universities and our ongoing drive to discover.

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Project Manager II

Université d'Ottawa | University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

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