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Posted Date: November 28, 2023
Closing Date: December 16, 2023
|Information, Parks Foundation Calgary
Parks matter to Calgarians. They are cherished places where we play, connect with each other, and immerse ourselves in nature. Parks development is vital to the creation of healthy, innovative, and liveable cities. For more than 30 years, in collaboration with our cherished donors and partners, Parks Foundation has been a catalyst in pioneering and creating outdoor spaces in our city that we love and value.
Our Project Manager plays a pivotal role in overseeing the planning, development, and execution of park amenities and sport projects, ensuring seamless coordination and delivery while fostering community engagement and stakeholder satisfaction.
Project Planning and Coordination
• Develop comprehensive project plans outlining critical paths, responsibilities, and progress tracking across all project phases.
• Collaborate with internal teams to identify fundraising opportunities and partnerships for project support.
• Support/manage the identification and pursuit of projects acquisition.
• Generate regular reports highlighting project readiness stages for the Projects Development Committee.
Contracting and Procurement
• Manage the tendering process for consultants, contractors, and vendors, ensuring adherence to established protocols.
• Provide guidance to external consultants for innovative and cost-effective designs.
• Evaluate and oversee contract awards, maintaining accurate electronic records.
Budgeting and Financial Oversight
• Create and monitor detailed project budgets, aligning expenses with anticipated revenues.
• Generate reports on project progress and financials for stakeholders and donors.
• Review and approve project-related invoices and expenditures.
Community Engagement and Relations
• Cultivate relationships with community groups to integrate public feedback into project designs.
• Address concerns and complaints from external parties throughout project planning and execution.
• Establish and maintain effective collaborations with relevant city authorities and inspectors.
Permitting and Compliance
• Secure necessary approvals and permits for project construction, ensuring compliance with regulations and environmental reviews.
• Coordinate completion certificates with city authorities and contractors.
• Oversee the work of consultants and contractors, conducting regular site meetings and quality reviews.
• Manage legacy project elements, coordinating repairs and replacements as needed.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Post secondary education in business, landscape architecture, architecture, engineering, or related fields.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in project coordination or management roles.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for work.
• Proficiency in project planning tools like Excel or similar software.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and community engagement skills.
• Strong organizational abilities and the capability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
• Previous experience in project management or construction administration is advantageous.
At Parks Foundation Calgary, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive work environment that values diversity in backgrounds, skills, and experiences.
Location and Work Hours:
This role primarily operates from our office at 225 13 Avenue SW, Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Flexibility in hours and occasional weekend/evening work may be required based on project needs.
How to Apply:
Email your cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Hiring Manager, email@example.com
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.