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about 1 year ago
Toronto Pearson International Airport
Location: Toronto
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Business & Administration
Category: Office Jobs
About the GTAA

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND CONNECT THE WORLD – Toronto Pearson is Canada’s leading global hub airport. Help to drive our vision to become the best airport in the world. Together, we will demonstrate that our passengers are our passion, by showing respect, integrity and delivering innovative products and services.

Position Summary


Reporting to the Project Director, Airport Development, this position will manage the delivery of the assigned large scale, complex projects within schedule and budget. This will include the management and guidance of the design and construction teams from initial schematic design to final handover of completed facilities to our client group. As a member of the management team the incumbent will support the development of the capital plan and short- and long-term business strategies, influence forward-thinking management decisions and contribute to the overall success of the Airport Planning & Technical Services unit.

Job Description


Manage ​assigned projects and associated teams to provide a high level of customer service within budget and aligned to GTAA’s Strategic direction

* Establish and maintain the governance plan for assigned projects

* Direct project design consultant and contractor/construction manager teams through execution of their roles and deliverables

* Maintain a high level of customer focus with the client group both on a day-to-day and long term basis

* Develop and lead the program/project management process and standards for all client initiatives including;

* detailed requirements gathering and scope definition

* background studies, reports and design for long term major programs/projects

* Provision of solutions that maintain the highest standards of safety for airport passengers and employees

* provision of cost estimates to support initiatives via Business Cases

* accepted solution design and implementation via contracted services

* contract administration

* project close out

* maintenance of record drawings for all assets

* turnover of the completed project to the business units

* Provide design, construction and project delivery performance to meet budget and schedule performance expectations

* Provide input into Pearson Information Enterprise Reporting System (PIERS) for project performance reporting for review by the Executive

* Build positive relationships with Internal Clients such as Aviation Services and/or Terminal & Guest Services, external customers including Government Agencies and Airlines, and key stakeholders in the construction and engineering or architectural industry

* Build, sustain and grow and manage internal project team members, providing clear expectations and goals and regular coaching to ensure continuous development

* Support airport planning in the development and implementation of long term terminal development and enhancement programs including any specific projects

* Model behaviors consistent with corporate values, beliefs and culture

Job Requirements


* Post-secondary degree in architecture, engineering, project management, business or a combination of education and experience

* Eight (8) years + of demonstrated experience managing design and construction projects involving multiple stakeholders valued greater than $50 million dollars

* Three (3) years + of people management experience

* Project management certification or accreditation would be an asset

* Must be able to obtain and retain a Transportation Security Clearance and RAIC

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Knowledge of project monitoring systems including but not limited to, scheduling, cost and change control

* Demonstrated analytical skills in assessing and reviewing business processes to identify options, best practices and opportunities to improve service delivery

* Demonstrated ability to prepare process documents, policies and project documents (e.g. business case, feasibility study, budget estimates)

* Knowledge of design and construction

* Knowledge of consultant and construction related procurement practices and procedures

* Knowledge of related government legislation in the areas of construction, fire codes, building codes, occupational health and safety regulations, etc.

* High degree of initiative and creativity

* Exceptional personal drive and motivation

* Strong facilitation and negotiation skills

* Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks and projects

* Problem solving skills to identify analyze and resolve issues

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills to establish, foster and maintain relationships with clients, co-workers and others

* Proficient in the Microsoft Suite of Office Products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project Management software

Additional Details


We offer a fast-paced, stimulating environment along with an attractive salary/benefit package commensurate with experience. Please forward your résumé to Careerport at the following link:


The GTAA is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.

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