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WSP USA Project Manager, Land Development in Thornhill, Ontario

WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Land Development team, based out of our Thornhill office, with hybrid flexible office locations available. WSP’s Land Development team is a close-knit, collaborative team which prides itself on its long-standing relationships of trust with many of the developers, Municipalities, Townships, Cities and Regions across Ontario.

Partnering with other internal disciplines across WSP, the team is responsible for delivering long-term, complex projects in Land Development, covering the entire project life-cycle from conceptual planning & design, through to construction management and client hand-over.

As a Project Manager, your responsibilities will cover multiple projects across the GTA and Golden Horseshoe. You will form partnerships both internally and externally and will be integral to developing and executing project delivery strategy. You will manage financial and technical aspects of all projects through the full project lifecycle from early project phase, proposals and business development activities, to overseeing engineering, design & approvals to office assistance for contract administration and construction.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation

  • We are locally dedicated with international scale

  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo

  • We foster collaboration in everything we do

  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY. (https://www.wsp.com/en-CA/careers/notice-to-staffing-agencies)

A day in the life:

  • Manage multiple large multidisciplinary project teams in the GTA and beyond;

  • Manage each project to ensure client expectations and business unit standards are met;

  • Obtain land development approvals acting as a liaison between client and approving authorities;

  • Preparation of proposals;

  • Business development activities;

  • Financial management of projects;

  • Staff mentoring and development; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

  • 10+ years of experience in a consulting environment focused on GTA land development projects;

  • Extensive project management experience on land development projects;

  • Registered as a P. Eng. in Ontario;

  • Expert knowledge of the land development approvals process in Ontario with emphasis on the GTA;

  • Strong client management skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Strong financial and project management skills;

  • Valid driver’s license in Ontario; and

  • Well-developed network within the land development industry;