Website Western University

Job Title: Project Manager
Reference 29059
Location: Faculty/Unit Facilities Management
Department Facilities Management – Non-Distributed
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Employee Group PMA – Professional and Managerial Association
Appointment Type Continuing
Appointment Status Regular Full-Time

Classification & Regular Hours
Hours per Week: 35
Salary Grade: 17

About Western
Considered Canada’s most beautiful University, Western’s main campus spans 400 acres of Gothic-style
buildings mixed with modern LEED-certified capital structures providing an idyllic environment for our
community of scholars. The university is located in London, Canada, a safe, vibrant and welcoming
community of more than 350,000 people serving as a regional medical and industrial hub for southwestern

About Us
Facilities Management is responsible for engineering, planning, development, construction, operation,
maintenance and stewardship of all buildings, infrastructure, sites and services within Western’s campus
community. Our integrated team provides excellence in creating and maintaining Western’s facilities and in serving the community.

As part of the Facilities Management team, Facilities Development & Engineering works closely with campus partners to coordinate new construction and renovation projects as well as to complete maintenance and modernization projects through the annual capital program. The Department of Facilities Development & Engineering (FDE) assumes the key accountabilities in planning, development and construction of all buildings, infrastructure and sites.

The Project Manager will be accountable to work closely with stakeholders on a variety of facilities construction and renovation projects that require their expertise in all areas of project execution, control and successful delivery. They will be responsible to lead the overall planning, management, coordination and financial control of assigned projects by defining deliverables, metrics, identifying resource requirements, managing project roles, meeting training needs, providing customer satisfaction and reporting to ensure the quality of project deliverables.



  • Diploma in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, or civil) or Architecture
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) or Registered Architect preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred


  • 10 years of project management experience, successfully managing multiple large projects
  • Experience in a large, complex, institutional environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of Ontario Building Code, Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, guidelines and regulations
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Strong business acumen with an ability to influence, motivate and inspire with or without positional authority
  • Critical thinking and discernment to assess and scope areas for improvement and an ability to offer creative solutions
  • Proven ability to take initiative and in depth knowledge of how to champion a project from conception through implementation and evaluation
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to understand and translate customer needs and expectations and provide excellent customer service directly and indirectly to meet or exceed expectations
  • Self-driven, independent thinker who is highly motivated and possesses an intrinsic passion for quality
  • Planning and organizational skills with a proven ability to develop and manage a Project Charter
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development

Interested applicants are asked to visit for further information and to apply online referencing job #29059by 11:59PM on January 31, 2023.

Background Checks

Please note, successful applicants may be required to produce a current police information record check from a police service prior to commencing employment.

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you
require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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