Project Manager, Property Development

Etobicoke, Ontario Burnaby, BC Administrative/Professional Full-Time (Regular)


Job Type: Full-Time

The Gateway to Your Future
The Project Manager will take the lead on new construction and renovation projects through managing the full life cycle of projects from initiation to closeout, ensuring that projects are completed on time, under budget and delivered to the highest quality. This position can be located everywhere in BC or ON. 

We Provide

  • Full benefits package for full-time employees
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Exciting, supportive and fun work environment
  • Family and friends discounts on travel, tech, food, beverage, and fitness
  • Development and training opportunities

Key Responsibilities
  • Acts as key contributor within the project team tasked with delivering major projects on time, on budget and on scope.
  • Establishes a Project Charter for each approved project; establishes and delivers mechanisms for tracking and reporting to stakeholders via a formal communications plan.
  • Develops and manages planning strategy for each project that includes scope definition, design development and design coordination.
  • Plans all project timelines, phases and milestones, using the appropriate software tools and project management methods.
  • Ensures projects are completed in full compliance with guideline and building codes, and meet all health and safety regulations.
  • Short-lists, negotiates with and selects project consultants including, but not limited to Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Food & Beverage Consultants, Signage Consultants and Procurement Agents for all projects through a competitive RFP process.
  • Manages various consultant works and deliverables.
  • Through coordination and communication with the Department Head, ensures all project related design consultants adhere to contractual obligations during project delivery.
  • Oversees the preparation, submission, tracking and securing of permits for assigned projects.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with vendors, government authorities and other project stakeholders.
  • Manages the tender/bidding program, reviews and provides recommendations to the Director and Vice President on all bid summaries.
  • Oversees the total construction effort to ensure projects are proceeding in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
  • Assists in the selection and management of any required sub-trades for a project and manages internal or external contractors or trades.
  • Reviews and comments on construction related documents in collaboration with consultants.
  • Tracks and closely monitors all project costs to ensure completion within budget.
  • Conducts project reviews and debriefs in order to identify areas for improvement; makes recommendations based on findings.
  • Authorizes/approves all project purchase requisitions, change requests, etc. as permitted.
  • Tracks progress of each project against objectives, approved budget, and timelines. Reports status and variances to the department head. Creates action plans to ensure projects are in accordance with the specification, on time, and on budget.
  • Identify and purchase all owner supplied items including, but not limited to FF&E, signage, IT, surveillance and kitchen equipment, etc.

What You Bring
  • Engineering or construction management degree, technologist or architect preferred.
  • +10 years of related development and construction project management experience.
  • Experience handling multiple projects ($5Mil – $20Mil) simultaneously from initiation to closeout.
  • Experience managing commercial projects (Hotels, Restaurants and/or Casinos) is mandatory.
  • Substantial experience in working with multidiscipline general contractors.
  • Experience in managing various forms of engineering and construction contracts is mandatory.
  • PMP certification is an asset.
  • Proficient with MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with CAD software is an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Project lifecycle is mandatory.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance workload (projects vs. portfolio management), having a holistic view of the Property Development project pipeline.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of applicable Forms of Construction Contracts, their application and related contract administration.
  • Ability to analyze monthly financial statements, prepare detailed budgets, cash flows and generate forecasts.
  • Proven technical skills in all relevant areas of project management including planning, design, construction and closeout.
  • Should be familiar with relevant regulatory requirements (including zoning, municipal approval processes, building codes, safety standards, fire safety standards and environmental regulations).

Why Work for Us?
Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 27 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what it’s like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.

Get to Know Gateway
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at

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