Position Title: Project Administrator – Major Construction and Engineering Projects
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position Type: Full-Time – Permanent
Language Required: English (Bilingualism is an asset)

About Tiree

Tiree is a leader in construction, architecture and engineering project management focused on delivering large, complex, leading edge projects across Canada and abroad. Since 2000, Tiree has enjoyed steady growth, stability and success, attracting and retaining industries’ top talent, including Construction Specialists, Engineers, Architects, Interior Designers and technical experts in diverse practice areas, as well as business and project management professionals. Our philosophy and focus on providing solutions and service excellence ensures that they continue to have exciting opportunities and an outstanding reputation.

Tiree’s capability is founded on the recruitment and retention of highly experienced and dedicated professionals with proven management, leadership, and project delivery capabilities. In building a dynamic and skilled team of professionals and provisioning them with leading methodologies and tools, the company has been successful in bringing solutions to the most complex and challenging business and project environments. Our people are passionate and committed to achieving exceptional results for their clients.

Tiree works in joint venture partnership with Colliers Project Leaders (formerly MHPM Project Leaders) to provide superior project management support services on significant Canadian real property projects. Together, we provide enterprise solutions to meet the growing capital project demands of our clients. Colliers and Tiree have over 600 project management professionals, operating across 30 offices throughout Canada.

The Role

The Project Administrator is a vital part of the project management team responsible for the planning and delivery of major construction and engineering projects.


  • Assist project team in all management activities including financial, planning and contracting aspects;
  • Provide administrative and technical support of a clerical nature as required to a project team;
  • Assist in performing such tasks as maintaining project documentation and records;
  • Track project change requests;
  • Maintain and update relevant project information in manual and/or electronic files. Project information might include such things as project activity schedule, status reports, correspondence;
  • Communicate with project management on administrative matters related to the project;
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of documentation in response to scheduled and unscheduled reports, returns and observations to update management of project progress;
  • Research and locate background information;
  • Analyze, extract relevant information and write summaries, and;
  • Maintain and track financial transactions, enter commitments and expenditures into the project financial budget. 


  • Degree or diploma in a relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 5+ years’ experience working as a Project Administrator on construction/engineering projects, completing similar tasks to the above;
  • Self-starter with the ability to coordinate changing priorities;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to anticipate management/client needs and address them proactively;
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite; and
  • Candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain a relevant federal government security clearance. Asset: existing security clearance.

Why Tiree?

Tiree is focused on attracting and retaining the highest caliber of talent. It is the people within the company that make Tiree a great place to work. We provide our people with a constant flow of challenging and new opportunities for professional development.

Tiree is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes employment equity. Tiree is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding an opportunity with us, please advise our recruitment team of accommodation measures you may require.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Tiree, but wish to note that only qualified candidates will be asked to attend an interview.