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Job Code:IFN-04
Opportunity:Assistant Project Manager, Venue Development

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General Accountability

You will work closely with senior members of the Venue Development team in preparing and executing Project Plans throughout all critical phases of venue development including but not limited to; program development, design development, construction, commissioning and test events.

You will ensure the exchange of timely, relevant and reliable project information to support decision-making and reporting for the Venue Development team.

Key Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include work on assigned Capital projects in both new build construction and renovations.

Responsibilities will include the following:

TO2015 Representative
  • Review design drawings and specifications to ensure that venue design will achieve the requirements to host events and/or training for the Games
  • Represent TO2015’s interests at venue development and construction meetings
  • Assist in development of RFQ and RFP documents
  • Participate in the selection and evaluation processes for consultants and contractors
  • Assist with oversight of consultant and contractor activities
  • Coordinate drawing reviews to obtain appropriate input from TO2015 stakeholders including Sports, Operations, Overlay, Broadcast and Signage to ensure the venues meet the need of the Games
Budget and Schedule Management
  • Monitor project schedules; track and report slippages and critical path issues. Troubleshoot as required and recommend solutions
  • Track and monitor assigned project budgets. Report budget surpluses and shortfalls and provide details regarding same
Risk Management and Mitigation
  • Anticipate and identify project risks and establish mitigation measures
Communication and Reporting
  • Prepare reports and presentations to support individual project and aggregated reporting
  • Provide information exchange between the stakeholders and delivery partners throughout the process. Support the exchange of information between the parties.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with partners, internal team, external consultants, delivery partners and other stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all project activities electronically in the project file


Internal Contacts

  • All levels of staff and management within TO2015

External Contacts

  • Consultants, external service providers, municipal contacts
  • International Sports Federations (ISF) and National Sports Organizations (NSO)
  • Proponents/Developers
  • Infrastructure Ontario
  • Facility Owners
  • All levels of government stakeholders


Educational/Technical Requirements

  • 5 – 7 years of relevant experience in project management related to design and construction projects
  • Post secondary degree in architecture, engineering, project management or a related field.
  • Multi-Sport Games, Sports facilities and/or public sector design and construction project management experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of project monitoring systems including but not limited to, scheduling, cost and change control
  • Knowledge and understanding of design-build and build-finance transactions would be an asset
  • Project management certification or accreditation would be an asset.

Personal Requirements

  • Exceptional personal drive and motivation
  • High degree of initiative and commitment
  • 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


TO2015 is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.







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