Position Title: Senior Project Manager – 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 Senior Project Manager will be responsible for leading the planning and delivery of complex technical projects and programs of work up to $100M. Projects will include new construction, heritage building restoration initiatives and civil infrastructure projects.


  • Lead facilitation meetings to elicit client project requirements;
  • Develop project scope, requirement documents, statement of work, participating in client discussions, analysis of functional and operational requirements of the client;
  • Produce key project management deliverables: project management plans, risk management plans, change management procedures etc;
  • Assist in the preparation of recommendations to engage or commission consultants, preparing consultant Request for Proposal (RFP) documents and reviewing and evaluating consultant proposals;
  • Plan and coordinate the activities of project personnel, contractors or other support providers, including the preparation of preliminary time schedules for project design and implementation;
  • Manage engineering and associated specialist teams, reviewing project costs and resolving variances with predetermined budgets by recommending action and resolving conflicts;
  • Coordinate Value Engineering exercises or other strategies aimed at integrated design solutions and cost management; ensuring the review and implementation of outcomes from these processes;
  • Maintain the change management process that records changes to the scope of work;
  • Monitor the design, implementation and operations of the project against established goals;
  • Oversee construction activities, ensuring activities adhere to timeline, scope and cost;
  • Review monthly progress claims from consultants for compliance with consultant agreements and recommending payments;
  • Identify and resolve strategic risk issues with clients; and
  • Complete project close-out and lessons learned documents.


  • Degree or diploma in engineering, architecture, or a relevant field (P. Eng/OAA designation an asset)
  • 10 years+ experience as a Project Manager supporting construction, architecture or engineering projects of high-complexity and value;
  • Extensive experience working as an owner’s representative working with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Extensive experience supporting a multi-faceted portfolio of construction and engineering projects;
  • Strong knowledge of project management best practices and a track record of successful delivery. PMP designation is an asset;
  • Detailed knowledge of construction methodologies: construction management, design-build, design-bid-build;
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications; and
  • Eligibility to obtain 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.