Manager, Construction Projects

Manager, Construction Projects


Job Position: Manager, Construction Projects

Company: Canadian Blood Services

Expected salary: $105000 – 121000 per year

Location: Ottawa, ON – Charlottetown, PE

Manager, Construction Projects Job Details:


Please note this role will work in a hybrid environment. The successful candidate must be located near a Canadian Blood Services office and will be working a mixture of on and off-site work based on the parameters for our operations to meet the needs of our donors, our staff and our communities. Currently, employees are expected to have an in-person presence for at least 40% of their work time. This requirement may vary depending upon circumstances.
Job category: Facilities and equipment services
Job posting ID: 5490
​Employment status: Regular full-time
Position’s anticipated start date: 2024-03-04
Classification: PTS/MGT/IT B
Salary grade: Grade 10
Salary/Rate of pay: $105,000-121,000/year
Application deadline: 2024-02-07
Application requirements:

  • Your up-to-date resume.

This position is open to: Internal and External applicants
Together, we can make all the difference in the lives of others.
Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving lives. Thousands of patients depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.
If you are looking for a rewarding experience with a values and mission-driven team, join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference.
We acknowledge that the work of Canadian Blood Services spans many Territories and Treaty areas across the country, and we are grateful for the Traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who have guided us in this important work. We recognize the land and waters that have inspired our work and offer gratitude to those Indigenous peoples on whose territory we work, live and play.
About the role
Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Regular, Full-time Manager, Construction Projects to join our dynamic Strategic Facilities Management and Business Integration team.
The Strategic Facilities Management & Business Integration team is responsible for supporting Canadian Blood Services by managing our facilities’ infrastructure aligning capacity and resources to optimize value in infrastructure investments, while providing a balanced approach to managing service quality, performance, and risk. Integration is balanced with effectiveness and accountability in providing facility infrastructure management and property services, to support our workload, stakeholders, and programs.
In this role, you will ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget, that the project’s objectives are met and that everyone else is doing their job properly. You will lead the planning process, working with internal and external clients, specialists, consultants, and suppliers to identify requirements, develop budgets and organize the project from initial planning and set-up through delivery to successful delivery.
Formula for success

  • Leveraging your excellent Planning skills, develop work and product breakdown structure defining work activities and ‘products’ to be delivered at each stage. Factor constraints on resource availability, skill levels, organizational capabilities, readiness, and costs into the plan
  • Drawing on your knowledge of Project management, Analyze and report performance, resource usage and expenditure against plan and examine any areas that exceed agreed tolerances and take corrective action
  • Utilizing Project Management tools, tailor and apply best practice processes and tools to meet business needs, provide advice, coaching and technical support to embed their use in the project
  • Focusing on Stakeholder Relationship Management, identify stakeholders and gather information to understand their needs and expectations. Communicate progress regularly to the project sponsor, any key stakeholders and project team members, ensuring that there are no surprises
  • Practicing your superior Organization skills, Identify the mix of expertise, knowledge and capabilities required to achieve the project purpose, identify project team structure and define responsibilities and reporting lines for each role
  • Drawing on your knowledge of Change control, respond promptly to critical events and requests for change, assessing potential impact on the project scope and objectives and challenging constructively where appropriate. Also, ensuring use of version control and controlled distribution of project related documents

Desired education and skills

  • University degree in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering, architecture or relevant related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the design, construction or operation and maintenance of building services
  • A minimum of 5 years of project management experience in a highly regulated environment
  • Knowledge of relevant codes and standards
  • Skilled use of computer programs including Project Management, CAD and databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
What we offer you

  • Competitive base salary range
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation
  • Annual Performance Award up to 10%
  • Flexible remote work schedule
  • Comprehensive group health, dental and vision benefits
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee discounts, wellness programs, and much more

What you can expect

  • This role will work in a hybrid environment with requirements to be onsite at Canadian Blood Services location 40% of the time/days of the week
  • Travel requirements – travel will be required to attend project sites, meetings and conferences etc.

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.
Canadian Blood Services requires that all employees be fully vaccinated (COVID 19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights considerations. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.
If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your next step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.

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