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Colliers Project Leaders Inc. Senior Design Manager - Healthcare Projects in Edmonton, Alberta

BE an Expert. BE Business Savvy. BE the Right Partner. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders. Join our team as a Senior Design Manager for Major Healthcare Projects.

Colliers Project Leaders’ Edmonton office has been leading the development of the New Edmonton Hospital Project ($2 Billion) and as a result are looking to further build our healthcare team. As Owner’s Representative and Planning Consultant, we are leading a team responsible for master planning, design management, functional programming, schematic/indicative design, technical requirements and compliance monitoring.

At Colliers Project Leaders, we help our clients succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.

With over 600 employees and 27 + office locations throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offers a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on our clients’ vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries. To learn more about Colliers Project Leaders, visit

We’d love to meet you. Apply today to join our team.

What success looks like:

  • The ability to successfully operate in a matrix organizational structure and work in a collaborative team environment to achieve overall project and client success

  • The willingness to act as a key point contact and find the best solutions for our clients resulting in a high level of client satisfaction and quality of work delivered

  • Capability in providing a roadmap with clear direction through key stages of projects providing guidance along the way to clients, stakeholder groups and project design and construction teams

  • Clients are impressed with your ability to represent their best interests regarding planning, design, contractual and technical issues

  • Internal and external project teams know they can rely on your ability to manage change, communicate and coordinate between multiple stakeholders, resolve issues, and achieve project deliverables throughout planning, design and delivery

  • Maintaining governance across projects, leading to greater risk mitigation and management

  • Contributions to other local or national healthcare pursuits including leveraging existing contacts, supporting corporate growth strategies and engaging in business development and marketing activities focused on the healthcare business community

Who you are:

We’re looking for a Senior Design Manager with previous experience working on large healthcare projects and providing oversight to consultants through master planning, functional programming, design phases and delivery of projects varying in scope, complexity and procurement methodology.

You are well respected in the healthcare industry and bring knowledge and experience working alongside high performing teams, and consistently exceed client expectations.

Are you looking to build upon your already stellar reputation as a leader in the healthcare sector to make a difference for our clients and their stakeholders? Look no further.

The position is open to candidates from across Canada, with the expectation of travel (minimum 1-2x/month) to Edmonton, Alberta through the course of the New Edmonton Hospital Project. Applicants based in Alberta are preferred. We will support candidates looking to relocate either permanently or temporarily to Alberta for this opportunity.

What you bring:

  • At least 10 to 15 years of experience working on major healthcare projects (e.g. $500M+) from inception through to construction and handover, providing oversight and management of design teams and consultants, and representing owner’s interests

  • A university degree in architecture or design or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience relevant to leading large building projects in the healthcare industry

  • Recent and relevant experience in establishing design parameters and deliverables for all disciplines of a major healthcare project

  • Prior experience operating in a consulting environment within the healthcare services domain

  • Strong leadership, stakeholder management and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence, manage conflict and resolve a variety of client, design, project and technical issues

  • Strong knowledge of master planning and design management, functional programming, procurement methodologies, construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as contract law and relevant legislation


ID: 2021-3101

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