Operations Manager

Cambridge Permanent CA$125,000 - CA$185,000 per year
  • Competitive base + bonus
  • Profit Sharing

About Our Client

My client is a leading construction firm dedicated to excellence in delivering exceptional projects that exceed client expectations. With a commitment to innovation, safety, and sustainability, they take pride in the ability to execute projects efficiently while upholding the highest standards of quality and safety.

Job Description

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Operations Manager to oversee our day-to-day construction operations. The Operations Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring smooth and efficient project execution while maintaining a focus on budgetary constraints, quality control, and safety compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning and Execution:
    • Collaborate with Project Managers to develop and implement project phasing plans aligned with company goals and client requirements.
    • Oversee the execution of construction projects from initiation to completion.

  2. Resource Management:
    • Efficiently manage and allocate resources, including equipment, materials, and labor.
    • Ensure projects are adequately staffed with skilled personnel.

  3. Budgeting and Cost Control:
    • Develop and manage budgets for construction projects.
    • Conduct regular check-ins with Project Managers to monitor and control operational costs.

  4. Quality Control and Assurance:
    • Implement and oversee QA/QC processes to ensure projects meet industry standards and client expectations.
    • Conduct regular inspections and implement SOPs for all main services.

  5. Safety Compliance:
    • Promote a strong safety culture on construction sites and ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.
    • Attend JHSC meetings and liaise with safety consultants as required.

  6. Schedule Management:
    • Develop and maintain project schedules, ensuring milestones and deadlines are met.
    • Identify and address any delays or potential issues that may affect project timelines.

  7. Client Communication:
    • Act as a point of contact for clients, addressing concerns and providing updates to ensure overall satisfaction.
    • Collaborate with clients to understand their needs and expectations.

  8. Vendor and Subcontractor Management:
    • Manage relationships with suppliers, subcontractors, and partners.
    • Negotiate contracts and agreements to secure favorable terms and mitigate supplier risk.

  9. Team Leadership and Development:
    • Develop, train, and coach project managers, coordinators, and administrative staff.
    • Conduct annual reviews with KPIs/goals for all positions and foster a positive work environment.

  10. Continuous Improvement:
    • Implement SOPs for all main services and evaluate operational processes for increased efficiency.
    • Stay informed of industry trends and best practices to identify improvement opportunities.

  11. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate project documentation and provide regular reports to senior management on project status and financial performance.

  12. Environmental Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and implement sustainable construction practices where possible.

  13. Technology Integration:
    • Explore and implement relevant construction management technologies to enhance operational efficiency and communication.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in construction project management, with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
  • Strong leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and construction management technologies.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and environmental compliance standards.

What's on Offer

  • competitive base
  • bonus
  • rrsp
  • profit sharing
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Job summary

Property & Construction
Sub Sector
Project Director
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Alicia Dow
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